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The housing market in Amsterdam, as in many other European capitals, is brutal! If you’re planning to move to the city soon, or if you’re already here looking for an apartment, you may now feel frustrated. Finding a place with nice housemates, at a reasonable price and close to the…

My own self getting hopeless — Photo by the Author

Well, you already got it by the title… Yep, I’m positive for Covid-19! After managing to avoid this damn virus for more than a year, I fell victim to its powers.

The good news:

  • I feel good at the moment. No symptoms whatsoever, no fever, no cough, no headache. Still…


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For those of you who don’t know me, nice to meet you! My name is Cristina and in less than a month, my life-long dream will finally become a reality. I will start to travel full-time!

When I first realised that travelling full-time was a concrete possibility for me, I…

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Finally, I got my IUD inserted and it wasn’t as painful as I thought it would be. But let’s start from the beginning!

Why I changed my contraceptive method?

Unlike many other girls, I honestly had no problem with my previous contractive method, Nuvaring. For those of you who don’t know, Nuvaring is a plastic ring…

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So, we’re finally at the edge of the abyss. In less than a month I will start my digital nomad lifestyle. Exciting! Well, not really.

I thought I would have been extremely excited at the point of not being able to sleep at night but, to be honest, I’m doing…

De Natureluur Sloterpark, Amsterdam — Photo taken by the Author

Everybody living or coming to visit Amsterdam knows the main parks of the city. Vondelpark, Westerpark and Oosterpark are the three main ones and they are surely worth visiting. However, they can be extremely overcrowded especially in the summer months. They can also be very noisy as Amsterdammers like to…

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After publishing exactly 50 stories, I finally reached 100 followers. Right, it doesn’t look like an amazing achievement, especially when there are so many writers out there that have thousands of followers, but I’m still proud! …

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Amsterdam is a wonderful city! I always thought so, since the very first moment I arrived here, five years ago. There’s only one negative side and no, I’m not talking about the weather. I’m talking about tourists!

Always carelessly walking in the middle of the cycle path, taking hundreds of…

Everything I’m going through at the moment: before starting my full-time traveller life

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So, you decided that travelling full-time is for you. Great! We have something in common! But even though you know that’s what you want, you have no idea how to get there. No problem, I was in…

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Before starting to write on Upwork I watched tons of Youtube videos and read hundreds of articles on the topic to make sure it was worth it. As usual, most of them had horrible opinions regarding the platform but after eight months of publishing my best content on Medium and…

Cristina Miceli

A 23 year old freelancer trying to figure out what to do in her life. Spoiler alert: the answer is traveling.

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