Adventures to come, future to plan

While I am still trying to shape my amazing Costa Rica adventure in a blog post, I already worked on a plan to create my future. In between trying to get out of the jet lag phenomena, working out, learning Spanish, I have followed a much-needed Instagram workshop. And boy oh boy did we learn! My brain and I are still under the impression of the passionate Frances from My Life In Colors. I have thons of respect for people like that! So, if you are curious about my Instagram, I would not mind if you took a sneak peak @mellowantsmore and if you like coloured outfits @mylifeincolors_ is the prefect match for you.


I found this workshop organised by Byooma on Instagram stories from @cindyvandyck from the after work blog .  Byooma is a company that focussing on training and coaching for brands and influencers. So if you want to make your, blog, Instagram or brand ready to succeed?! You know were to go!



In the mean time I am working on post for be the adventure, an online retailer of travel apparel and gear who focusses on sharing travel stories with their community.  They asked me to write something for them about my Pura Vida adventure. When I got this message on Instagram during my stay in Costa Rica I was beyond honoured that they asked me. So I have made a selection of places where I stayed and made some beautiful memories. I already want to thank them for asking me.  So I will keep you posted about when it will appear online.



I decided from now on to live more to travel. Even tough my Costa Rican adventure has not appeared online; I have already planned a few other trips!! Are you too curious to wait? @mellowantsmore !! I will be forever thankful for your support!


Pura Vida!

XO Mellowantsmore


Pura Vida

I underestimated the power of Costa Rica and blogging at the same time. Living the Pura vida life is quite intense. I came here on Saturday after two good organised flights by Iberia and I have been spoiled ever since.IMG_2523

The beauty of this middle American country is in it’s diversity of nature and the people; so if you like one of these two things, Costa Rica should be your next destination. Some of you might be thinking that you need to wear some unfashionable Indiana jones outfits, but there is always an other way. I am doing this trip with a little sense of fashion, but off course in a comfy way.

IMG_2359IMG_2454For those of you who are curious but not sure of there Indiana jones level, I strongly recommend  doing this trip by a tour operator like neckermann. Or similar. Why? It is adventure with the C of comfort.

If you still need to be convicted or just want some tips and tricks how to do Pura Vida with a little bit of style, I will share the besties and misties (mistakes) for an inspiring,adventurous holiday.I am not sure when because I am under the Pura Vida spell.IMG_2470XO





top: forever 21

shorts: H&M

slippers: reef

Mosquito bracelet: parakito

MWM bracelet: spell on me

necklace: free mind free soul

Nikon one





Up until now, it has been a year full of challenges. Working hard, workouts at the gym but most of all overthinking life and where I stand at this moment. We often get challenged by life itself, but most of all by ourselves. I worked hard to get my mind and body on the same page and now it is time to take a step in the unknown. Curious yet?

As I am starting to write this post I am high up in the sky on my first long distance flight in my life. My family, friends and colleagues already know my destination and it goes by the name Costa Rica.

Why Costa Rica? It is as simple as uno, dos, tres… it is one of the happiest countries in the world. Before I knew that, I picked out this destination for his wonderful nature.
I am solo on the plane, but within tree hours I am meeting a bunch of Belgian travellers.

I will share my first across the ocean experience as much as I can. So I hope to see you soon at the other side of the world on MELLOWANTSMO.RE.



8 months of silence on MWM

I think I started typing this blogpost at least ten times, but It never appeared online. I guess I was just searching for the right words at the right time. I gave up blogging for a while for different reasons: first I was to busy at work, then I started working out in the gym after work, a lot of dinner formations  and after a few months I got too scared because I let you down for such a long time.

I guess every blogger has that time where they doubted themselves or takes a little break to review their blog; My break took me quite a while. My final conclusion is that it is still my passion to share with you my passions for Interior design, travel & fashion; but it will take time to get back into my blog routine. So have a little bit of patience for me.

When you loose track of yourself, it is hard to be a good person for those who are precious to you and to work on your own luck, so I took some time to work on myself and did a health check and I feel much better now. What I want to share with you is that you need to work on your inner and outer self from time to time and do not be scared to ask for (professional) help, when you feel you cannot get there alone.

I want to end this post with a positive vibe; by the end next week I will be at the other side of the world. I am going to Costa Rica!!!!! So I hope to spoil you with stories from the happiest country in the world!!!

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Home is where the heart stays

With my head and heart still in Paris, but physically present in Belgium; I start with full courage a blog post about my wonderful stay in the City of Love, Fashion & design. so thankful that I got the opportunity to spend three days in my beloved city  and especially that I could share this magical time with two lovely ladies.

I have completely immersed them in the Parisian atmosphere with a varied program of Design, Paris & Fashion to pass my passion for this city and I’ve learned that I have succeeded!!


I will gladden you as soon as possible with a new post and I can already say that it was a successful event and Fashion Week has brought some exciting moments. I hope I have been able to trigger your curiosity and  welcome you soon on my blog!!

I wish you all an awesome & exciting second part of this week!




Happy new year

Happy New Year everyone!! My evening was pleasant, my night fun, and the disillusionment followed faster than expected. I’ve been robbed of some personal belongings and that was a downer for the start of the year.
I can only hope that you had a much better one!!

But what made the suffering less worse is that I was surround by my greatest friends. So I want to thank them for screaming with me, walking me to the station & offering a coffee. So in terms of friendship I could not be more happy to be surrounded by such great friends during the transition of the year.

For 2017 I hope that it is going to be an amazing year filled with lost of creativity, love, friends, traveling & making dreams come true! I want to wish you everything and more, and I hope that you will visit me even more than last year!




Make it a December to remember

My dearest curious noses, loyal / sporadic / new followers,

We are in the final stage of the year were we come together to around our bellies with good food in peace. It will certainly be a december I will remember for a long time! The beauty of this month is that it brings people together and that I was able to experience this personally. Family ties that were damaged or clouded for many years,  are renewed & more clear that ever.

Forgive me for my melancholic mood, but as you get older you realize how important it is to be surrounded by a warm family. I hope you can all enjoy a warm and cozy Christmas and surrounded by all your loved ones in person or in heart!

I hope that your Christmas is as cozy and warm as mine!




P.S. Thank you to the 48 countries that already visited my blog!