25 Things To Do Before You’re 30

It’s already April! I cannot believe how fast time is flying. It feels like Christmas was just a few weeks ago. But I am really glad that the days are getting longer and that it finally is warm enough to go…

23 things I learned in 23 years

I recently turned 23 (happy belated birthday to me!). And I cannot say that my life has always been easy. I will probably still face plenty of challenges. But I have learned from the hurt and loss I experienced in the…

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I am Ella, a 26-year-old from Belgium. I graduated as a journalist and now have a blog to write about everything I love about life.

You'll find lots of travel posts on the blog as well as personal, indoor gardening, cooking, DIY and more general lifestyle posts on Ella Was Here.

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The ups and downs of blogging

I have been blogging for about 10 months now. The majority of the time I have loved doing it but there have been a few times I felt a little down about my blog and blogging in general. Since I have…

Sexual harassment and feminism

This is not a post I expected to write any time soon. But after a frustrating conversation a couple of weeks ago I thought it was necessary to talk to you about sexual harassment.