About Eef

“Once the travel bug bites there is no known antidote, and I know that I shall be happily infected until the end of my life” – Michael Palin


Evelien (Eef) | from Amsterdam
Digital Marketer | Master’s Degree in English | Creative Storyteller | Travel Influencer | Sunset Addict 

I was never that much into traveling. I loved going to the beach and on an occassional city trip, but the far and the unknown never really appealed to me. Until I went on my first backpack trip to Thailand in 2014. I instantly fell in love with this magical South-East Asian country. At the end of 2015, when my parents told me it is better to regret the things you did do, rather than the things you didn’t do, I knew I had to follow my heart. I quit my full-time job as an email marketer and booked a one-way ticket to Australia! And that’s when Eef Explores was born…

I believe it is never too late to make a drastic change in your life as it is also never too late to start traveling. I meet many people on my travels and I’m often one of the oldest. Does it matter? No. You’re as old as you feel you are, and I found that I could just as easily connect to a 19-year-old as to a 30-year-old. Everyone has their own story and experiences which is also one of the reasons why traveling makes you richer in ways I never expected to exist. I try to live in the moment and just enjoy everything that comes on my path. Where I’ll be one year from now? I don’t know, but what I do know is that I’m super excited for everything that lies ahead.

Enjoy reading my blogs, and don’t forget to check out my Instagram and/or Facebook while you’re at it 🙂

♥ Evelien

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  • Breaking news from Australia: the weekend is here! 🌺🌺🌺
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👗 dress by @danityparis
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  • ↝ If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine. It is lethal. -Paulo Coelho
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I broke out of my routine when I gave up my 'safe life' and traveled to the other side of the world. How do you avoid getting stuck in routine? ∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘
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  • When travel buddies become best buddies ♥
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...and the three of you end up looking like you're in High School Musical 😂 Photo taken with my @GoPro on Photo Time Lapse mode 📷✌🏼
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  • Cause sometimes a little bit of Amsterdam is all you need 🌸
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#amsterdam#iamsterdam#homesweethome
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  • Eef, Evelyn, Evelien, Eve - I'll listen to anything
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My full name is Evelien and my friends call me Eef, but here in Australia pronouncing those two names isn't that easy 😁 I therefore often introduce myself as Evelyn and some of my Aussie friends now call me Eve. Last time a girl wrote 'Avalynn' on my coffee - one I hadn't heard before! 😂 .
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Do people often struggle with your name when traveling?
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  • They say a day at the lake restores the soul ≋
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And I think I must agree! Yesterday my housemates and I went on a little road trip to Lake Moogerah. Only an hour away from Brisbane I wouldn't have expected to arrive at such a stunning, tranquil place. More of this please, Australia! 🙌🏼 ∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘∘
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