How to Start a Blog

Since starting up my blog, I have had a few friends ask how I did it. So here, low and behold, are all the steps I took. If you are interested at all in starting a blog to document your travels, hobbies or thoughts, these 8 steps should help you…

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Up and Away with Annika

What is your name? Annika Where do you live currently? A lovely coastal town in the south of the Netherlands Where are you from? (If it’s not currently where you live.) Stuttgart in the south of Germany What do you do? Job wise? I’m in HR Where and when did…

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Up and Away with Laura

What is your name? Laura Myers Where do you live currently? Kungälv (near Gothenburg, Sweden) Where are you from? (If it’s not currently where you live.) Huddersfield, West Yorkshire What do you do? I’d like to say that I’m a freelance creative person, but I don’t know if I am…

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Up and Away with Gemma

What is your name? Gemma Where do you live currently? Nantwich Where are you from? (If it’s not currently where you live.) Manchester, UK What do you do? Accessibility Designer Where and when did we meet? University Where’s the last stamp in your passport from? Or where was your last…

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Up and Away with Francesca

What is your name? Francesca Where do you live currently? ( just town, don’t be putting your address!) A little village called Heel (pronounced like hail) in the Netherlands! Where are you from? (If it’s not currently where you live.) Nottingham, UK What do you do? I am a Marketing…

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How to be Brilliant

Not long ago, I finished this book – ‘How to be Brilliant’ by Michael Hepnell. I really enjoyed the book, and found it a modern and surprisingly, not at all dated, having been written over a decade ago. I would recommend the read as I found it insightful. That said,…

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The Faces of my Journey

When I packed up and left Maastricht in 2018 year my beautiful friends made me cry with several thoughtful gifts. My favourite had to be the book: The Faces of My Journey. Inside are pages dominated by people I met in Maastricht proclaiming their love for me (of course) with…

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Planning for Success

So I said a lot of things in the What to Expect post. How am I going to make sure I deliver on them? Planning.  In all of the self help podcasts, books and memes I’ve consumed over the years, I’ve learnt most good things come from making a plan…

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Podcasts I love

So guys, whilst I do write endlessly here and suggest you avidly read, it’s not every day words, you know? Sometimes, you need to give your eyes a rest but you don’t want to miss out on all the excitement and knowledge the world has to offer! Working on a…

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