Guys I did it! I officially have a masters degree in law. This year has been chaotic and busy to say the least. So many changes and so little time to blog about it. I officially moved again into my own place and I got my first official job. So all in all these are very exciting times.
I hope I can blog a lot more now that things have settled down. I have been traveling a bit more this summer but I hope I can really start traveling more soon. I want to travel around Europe; to Italy and Iceland and Norway. I want to travel to Canada, Japan, Australia and New Zealand. And so many more places. I feel so excited for this new chapter in my life and the possibilities it has opened me up to.
Career wise I am really excited for the opportunities that lie ahead. There are so many doors open to me and I like that I don’t know where life will take me.
I have some blog posts planned, like my trip to Kinderdijk in the Netherlands. As well as more budgeting tips so stay on the look out.
In 2020 our world was turned upside down. I don’t think any of us could have anticipated that 2020 would be such an impactful year. But here we are… The country I live in was sent into a lock down and I thankfully got to spend that time with my family. Most days staying at home. But I also got to finish my university classes online. This was a huge blessing, giving me some work every day.
During this lock down, I decided to move out of my studio apartment. The costs were too high especially considering that I didn’t stay there during the lock down and probably wouldn’t return until September. I had a job waiting for me but when the lock down began I couldn’t work there anymore. The country I live in still have some measures in place for the virus, so my university has is still offering classes online. However… BIG NEWS. I graduated my bachelor in law and am now completing my masters in law. My official ceremony is in October, and I am really hoping it can still take place as planned. Of course in a corona virus safe manner.
Since the official lock down ended, I have been spending time renovating my new home. My partner and I hope that we will be able to move in soon. I will have some blog posts coming soon about the renovation process as well as the decorating and moving process overall so stay tuned for that.
Now we are at the end of this lock down, I hope to get back into a better schedule. I loved waking up early every day and getting to work out in the morning. Sadly, I lost some of this motivation in the past few months. I want to get back into my routine and spend my days focusing on what makes me happy.
Please let me know what you have all been doing or what you are doing now the lock down has ended. I would love some inspiration for safe activities to do during these times.
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I am currently in my early 20’s and I have realised that there is still a lot i want accomplish long term as well as short term. So I decided to make a list of things I want to be able to do within the next few years. Hopefully through my blog I can take you along my journey as I complete each thing on my list. Here are the 25 things I want to do before I turn 25.
Travel outside of Europe
Travelling outside of Europe is a big dream of mine. I got to visit america when I was younger but I have a lot of other destinations on my travel bucket list. I am most excited to visit places like Hawaii, Canada, Japan and Australia. Hopefully in the next few years I can visit at least one of them. This will take a lot of saving and hard work! Please visit my blog post on budgeting tips for inspiration.
2. Visit two new cities in Europe
I really want to start visit more cities in Europe, even for just a weekend. There are so many beautiful cities in Europe, which are easily accessible, by train, car or plane. My top favourite cities which I am very excited to one day visit are; Paris, London and Porto.
3. Learn a new language
Currently I speak 3 languages however I would love to learn another. One language I have always wanted to learn is Spanish. So I hope I can save some money to be able to take a class one day soon and work on teaching myself some basics too. Here are my top tips for learning a new language.
4. Get a pet
I love animals. Getting a pet of my own is a big dream of mine. However, I do want to make sure I am financially stable enough and have a home with enough space to give a pet a good home.
5. Move to a new town
When I started my bachelor at university I moved to a new town, however I do want to move one more time for myself. I want to move to a town where I can build a home for myself.
6. Watch the sunrise and sunset
Something that I have always wanted to do but have never consciously made a lot of time for is watching the sunrise and sunset. Therefore, its on my list and I will be making more time to watch it. This also helps take a moment to pause in the chaos of life and just enjoy these beautiful moments that happen every day.
7. Visit more of the country that I live in
I have realised that there is still so much I haven’t visited in the country I live in. I want to make sure that I visit more cities and more beautiful tourist spots.
8. Improve my photography skills
A dream of mine has always been to become better at photography. Therefore, before I am 25 I want to take time to improve my photography skills.
9. Obtain my bachelor degree
I am in my final year of my bachelor so I want to have my bachelor degree before I turn 25.
10. Maintain a healthy lifestyle
Something I am really passionate about is having a healthy lifestyle. This includes healthy eating as well as healthy daily habits. I want to make sure I maintain this every day, at least until I turn 25.
11. Learn piano
To learn piano has always been a dream of mine. I have tried to self teach but for the next few years I want to make this more intentional and really stick to learning how to play piano.
12. Learn a new recipe
I enjoy cooking and learning new recipes. I am definitely not a highly skilled cook but I think it would be fun to learn some new recipes.
13. Go skiing
I used to go skiing when I was younger. However, it has been a long time since I was last able to go skiing. Therefore, I want to be able to go on at least one ski trip before I turn 25. I also want to take a ski lesson before I go so I can practice this.
14. Take a vacation to the beach
I love visiting the beach. It can be so beautiful and relaxing. So I want to plan one beach vacation even if it is just an overnight trip to the beach. Make sure I make the most of every aspect my beautiful country has to offer.
15. learn to scuba dive
This one might be more difficult to achieve and more expensive but I really want to learn how to scuba dive. I have always been interested in it but never go after that dream so I hope that before I turn 25 I get to do this.
16. Go snorkelling
I have also never been snorkelling. I really want to be able to go snorkelling somewhere beautiful.
17. Start a masters degree
Since I will be finishing my bachelor degree soon, I want to take that next step and start my masters in law.
18. Take a spontaneous trip
Taking a spontaneous trip is something I think will be really fun to do. I want to just pack a bag and leave. It doesn’t have to be to another country but at least a one night trip or a spontaneous day trip somewhere new.
19. Go horse riding
When I was young, I used to go horse riding. I would love to do this again, possibly on a beach or at least somewhere beautiful.
20. Go to an art museum
I love visiting art museums. There are so many which I still have not visited, for example, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam or the Louvre in Paris. I hope that before I turn 25 I get to visit one of these.
21. Learn how to play squash and be good at it!
I love playing sports. Squash is a more complicated sport but a lot of fun. By the time I turn 25 I want to learn how to play Squash and intentionally practice it to become good at it.
22. Swim more often
I love to go swimming. I used to go swimming ever week. I have really missed that since social distancing started. So, I really want to make sure that when it’s safe again I keep swimming as often as I can.
23. Grow my own plants
Growing my own plants is one thing I am excited to do. I want to grow plants which produce food and I want to grow them from a seeds. I am excited to see that successful process.
I love helping others and being a part of something bigger than myself. Therefore, I really want to take every opportunity I can to volunteer in some way.
25. Wake up early and make the most of every day
I want to make sure that before I turn 25 I make the most of every single day. I want to wake up early every morning and fill my day with things that I want to do; work on completing this list as well as being happy and intentional with how I am filling my days. We only get so many hours every day and I don’t want to waste them.
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