I wish you a Sustainable 2021

In 2021, let’s tackle food waste and plastic pollution with some easy tips & tricks 🙂 Choose to reuse when it comes to shopping bags and bottled water. Cloth bags and glass reusable bottles are available in supermarkets.  Refuse single-use plastics like straws and cutlery. Carry reusable utensils in your purse, backpack or car toContinue reading “I wish you a Sustainable 2021”

Happy Holidays with a Gift that Keeps on Giving

We want to surprise our family and friends with presents and experiences… here you find ideas for feel good gifts with just that little extra 🙂 Adopt a HeroRAT or HeroDOG to save lives For years, my Dad has been giving me a rat for Christmas. A rat? Yes but not just any rat. AContinue reading “Happy Holidays with a Gift that Keeps on Giving”

Flabbergasted in Valencia

Valencia is most famous these days for the Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències (City of Art and Sciences), designed by the architects Santiago Calatrava and Félix Candela. The water surrounding the buildings is an essential part of the imagery, as the reflection gives the impression of a mirrored building in the water. TheContinue reading “Flabbergasted in Valencia”

#WorldKindnessday : a little gesture goes a long way

Today is #WorldKindnessDay! Kindness is free and it’s in the smallest things: a smile, a kind word, a little gesture goes a long way. Here are some random acts of kindness to inspire you: Smile at people 🙂 and make someone’s day Give an honest compliment Thank someone who you appreciate Ask a friend how theyContinue reading “#WorldKindnessday : a little gesture goes a long way”

Equality rules during the Week of Action for Girls

The reason why I think it is so very important that we engage in advocacy is because I believe in equality. We cannot create a better world for all when half of the world’s potential is left out. That is why girls’ voices need to be heard. Girls too will be the changemakers in society,Continue reading “Equality rules during the Week of Action for Girls”

Why the Sustainable Development Goals are relevant to all of us

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were an ambitious set of eight incentives, ranging from eradicating world hunger to achieving environmental sustainability, agreed upon by all member states of the United Nations in 2000. The aim of the agenda was to reach the objectives by 2015. Some of the Millennium Development objectives resulted in remarkable achievementsContinue reading “Why the Sustainable Development Goals are relevant to all of us”

Serendipity in (sur)real Brussels

Rediscovering one of the cities I am lucky to call home… In the past few weeks I went for walks in the heart of Brussels with friends from Lithuania, Venezuela, France, Congo, Greece, Canada, Italy, Albania, Spain, Saudi-Arabia, Germany, Mexico… and with roots from all continents. I was thinking about this while I photographed theContinue reading “Serendipity in (sur)real Brussels”

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights

Article 1. of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood”. Know your rights and read the full Universal Declaration of Human Rights: https://www.un.org/en/universal-declaration-human-rights/

An Adventurous Wanderess in Peru

I had been dreaming of going to Latin-America for 10 years. This year I finally made it! I had to overcome so many mountains (literally and figuratively) even before getting to Machu Picchu, which made my Peru experience even more fulfilling! Huacacina Huacacina is an oasis in the desert, 3 hours of driving south alongContinue reading “An Adventurous Wanderess in Peru”