Blogging in 2020 a la moi!

Indonesia, travelblogger, Yulia van de Laar

It’s already June 2020. Time flies, when you are having fun. Well, life has actually guided me else where. My blogging routines had to be put a side for a while. I am still active in social media, especially Instagram. So when I am not blogging, I writing offline, Instagraming and having a blast with my family.

Never have I ever thought that in 2020 we all, almost in every part of the world, would have to stay at home for months because of a virus. Yes, I am talking about Covid-19. Many aspects of life have seen and felt the effect of this illness. How has it effected yours? Hopefully you all are well and that the down side of this pandemic would not reach you and your love ones.

Blogging in 2020

During the pandemic I thankfully still have my jobs. This is, I think a privilege, because many has lost their jobs during this crisis. Having said that, my job has actually been increasing and getting more exciting. We all have to adapt to the “new normal”, but by far, we are doing OK, here in the food business.

My writing jobs have also increased. I do have to be creative when I interview people, but it is a nice job to do. I would not miss it for the world.

More time for blogging, then? Well, this is a challenge! This post is a beginning. Working two jobs, taking care of the family, running errands, doing the households, plus during this pandemic: being a teacher for the kids, and to make it more exciting, moving to another house! So, ya’ think?

Fingers crossed

I would make and find time to do more blogging in 2020. The next one would be in the theme of travelling during pandemic, how to travel in and around the Netherlands.

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Snack Tag

A lovely blogger, Daphne from lagreenvie, has tagged me on the snack tag. What a good idea! Since it has been a long time that I post something about food. And post giving birth last august, I have enjoyed eating like never before! Even before pregnant. I do try to eat healthy because I breast feed, but once in a while, momma has to have some fun and eat her guilty pleasure! Here are my answers to the Snack Tag.

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Why I love India

I have travelling genes from my dad. When he was still working for the Indonesian government, he travelled a lot. South Korea, Singapore, India, the Netherlands, you name it. One of the unforgettable experiences I have ever had when travelling with my parents, was the time when we were living in India for several months. Yes, I lived in India when I was 4,5 years old! Since that time I have always some kind of strange bond with that land.

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How I spend Christmas Holiday

Just like in other parts of the world where they celebrate Christmas, the Netherlands also celebrates it with two weeks school holiday and ends after New Year’s day (this year a week after New Year’s day). So what do you do, when you also have two weeks off from work, but your husband do not? There’s goes tropical island! Bye bye! So for us this year is staying-at-home kind of holiday. Desperate searching for activities for you and your kids? Well, you’re not alone, sister! But here’s what we have done so far this week.

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