Lectures at ACT. – A Sustainability Festival by ASN Bank

On the 22nd of September, the ASN Bank organised a new edition of their sustainability festival and I was there! I attended three lectures, had a look inside the RainBar, almost won a “pub quiz” on plastic-free living, attended a workshop on how to make your own eco-friendly deodorant, and enjoyed music by the Valvetronic … Continue reading Lectures at ACT. – A Sustainability Festival by ASN Bank

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From Helsinki to Rovaniemi and back

About five months ago Ben Stofbergen (Dust Mountains) and I (Strange Towns) embarked on an adventure together with 50 others: A trip to Finland, all the way to the arctic circle, organised by a group of third and fourth-year Tourism Management students, and it was incredible. The things we have seen, the things we have … Continue reading From Helsinki to Rovaniemi and back

Eco-friendly, homemade, four-ingredient deodorant

One of the things I have been trying to do to live a more sustainable life is by cutting back on products with plastic packaging. Plastic is everywhere these days and has created a problem worldwide. We as consumers have more impact than we realise, so by buying less plastic and driving the demand down, … Continue reading Eco-friendly, homemade, four-ingredient deodorant

The Four Pillars of Sustainable Tourism

When thinking of sustainability, many people only focus on the environmental part of it. Sustainability is, however, much more than just the environmental impact. My very brief internship at BookDifferent.com has thought me the four pillars of sustainable tourism. Combining this with what I had already learned about sustainable travel and sustainable tourism at my … Continue reading The Four Pillars of Sustainable Tourism

Studying Tourism Management

Last September I embarked upon a new challenge: Studying Tourism Management. I had tried two studies before, Applied Physics and Mechanical Engineering. Those both went fine, but it didn't last very long until I realised that I was not happy doing this for the rest of my life, I didn't see a future there. I took the … Continue reading Studying Tourism Management