London Proposal + Romantic Restaurants

And all the single girls had a moment of silence for this beautiful proposal in central London. My BFF’s London proposal was a dream. It was the epitome of all our engagement pins on Pinterest and Instagram posts in our “saved photos.” My best friend Destiny’s boyfriend told me that he was going to propose […]

March 25, 2020

Living in London, Photos + Vlogs, Travel

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How to Take Photos of Yourself Without a Photographer

Are you an entrepreneur? Do you like to travel? Do you run a business online? Let’s be honest: Do you love your Instagram feed? The 5 tips below will teach you how to take photos of yourself without a photographer — whether you’re getting photos of yourself at home for your online presence/Instagram or for traveling the […]

October 25, 2019

How to Take Photos of Yourself without a Photographer

Lifestyle, Living in London, Photos + Vlogs, Travel

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London No. 01: Moving to London!

Have you ever stepped back and realized, “I am living in a moment that, at one point, I dreamt about!” That’s what this first week of moving to London has felt like for me. In January of this year, I was in full internship-search mode. I was reaching out to friends at the World Bank, […]

September 29, 2019

Moving to London, Elisabeth Huijskens

Living in London, Photos + Vlogs, Travel

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London Restaurant Review: Sketch Afternoon Tea

While planning my last trip to London, I did what any millennial girl with a camera would do: consulted my saved Instagram folders. (Call me crazy, I have folder of saved Instagram photos for each city I love visiting or want to visit one day. It makes planning trips and travel photography a breeze.) I […]

June 10, 2019

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Bucket List, Photos + Vlogs, Travel

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DYI: Galentine’s Day Party Inspo

Click to watch 1 minute recap of our party for some DYI: Galentine’s Day Party Inspo: My roommate, Victoria, and I threw a Galentine’s Day party for our girlfriends here in Washington, DC. It was one of those nights we all talked about well into the next day. And though it was a mix of […]

February 13, 2019

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Life in DC, Lifestyle, Photos + Vlogs

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What I Love About Being Single

I NEVER talk about being single on the internet. Honestly, I find it a person’s relationship status dreadfully boring. Someone’s relationship status tells you NOTHING definitive about them. There are so many far more interesting things to talk about! But on this Valentine’s Day week, I want to change the way we think about being […]

February 12, 2019

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Empowerment, Photos + Vlogs

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3 Ways to Conquer Change

The earth is filled with reminders and comforts that whisper, “Whatever you’re going through, it’s okay. It’s a part of life. Trust that where you are right now is a beautiful part of the process.” I used to dread change. (No exaggeration, I went away to college kicking and crying because I hated transition so […]

February 10, 2019

Empowerment, Life in DC, Photos + Vlogs

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FREE Monthly iPhone Wallpapers for February

I woke up to so many instagram posts joyously sharing that February is their favorite month. To be honest, February sneaks up on me. January is full of so much intimate reflection and planning for me (especially with the added layer of it being my birthday month) that February feels like it’s forcing me along. […]

February 1, 2019

FREE iPhone Wallpapers February French Love Valentines Day Calendar New Year Elisabeth Huijskens

Free Stuff, Photos + Vlogs

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FREE Monthly iPhone Wallpapers: January | Expectant

Happy New Year, 2019! I am so excited to be starting up FREE Monthly wallpapers again! (If you have been following for a while and remember when I did this for every month in 2015, you’re the real deal.) I don’t know what it was, but I just felt a little nudging in my bones […]

January 1, 2019

FREE iPhone Wallpapers January Calendar New Year Elisabeth Huijskens

Free Stuff, Photos + Vlogs

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2018 Recap: Year of Checking Off Bucket List Items

Click to watch my 6 minute 2018 Recap Video: My 2018 was my favorite journey around the sun yet! That’s why I wanted to create this 2018 Recap: Year of Checking Off Bucket List Items! It includes trips to 7 countries (Scotland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Haiti, England, Uganda, and Kenya), plus 2 trips to New […]

December 28, 2018

My 2018 had trips to 7 countries (Scotland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Haiti, England, Uganda, and Kenya), plus 2 trips to New York City! I got to see Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in person on the Royal Wedding Day! I went to 4 celebrity events: Sam Smith, Childish Gambino, Florence + the Machine, and Michelle Obama's Becoming book tour (where Barack Obama made a surprise appearance)! I moved to a new apartment in Washington, D.C. and I love living in DC more than ever before. I got to be a public speaker at 2 conferences! And I checked ELEVEN items off of my bucket list! It was an amazing year!

Lifestyle, Photos + Vlogs, Travel

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