The Art of Procrastination

Procrastination is my favourite word in the English language. In fact, I often say that this blog is running on tea, chocolate, and the power of procrastination. And I refuse to see procrastination as an irredeemable character flaw. Over the years I have developed my own brand of semi-productive procrastination that sometimes brings surprising results (case […]

Top 5 Posts of 2017

It has become a tradition to start a new year of blogging by looking back at the year before. 2017 was quite an exciting year for Let the Journey Begin, from the first post going viral with thousands of readers every hour to travelling to Brussels for the .eu Web Awards and coming home with a […]

Forks in the Road

Eight years ago I was sitting and trying to make a decision about spending the first weekend of May. Should I go to a friend’s 30th birthday party in Berlin? Or should I go to Kiel to attend the wedding of another friend? It really wasn’t easy to decide as I wanted to be in […]

An Unexpected Writing Gig

Just before Christmas I received an interesting offer. It was from the popular travel media startup The Culture Trip asking if I’d be interested in a writing gig. Basically, I’d need to write some fun travel and culture themed articles about Hamburg. I’m now around halftime of my contract and I certainly don’t regret saying yes to the […]