My name is Ramona. I am half-Dutch and half-Sri-Lankan. I moved around alot growing up and lived in places like: Sri-Lanka, Pakistan, Vietnam, The UK and currently reside in The Netherlands. Travelling is the one thing I know and love doing and want to keep doing. I started posting a lot of travel pictures on instagram but I have realized that it is still limited in telling all the fun stories and experiences so after thinking about it for a couple months I finally decided to take the leap and go for it.
You might be wondering where I got the name from the website from. It all started with me seeing an acquaintance at a party and she said that she loved seeing my instagram photos because I kept showing photos of beautiful places that no-one would think to go visit. It’s true, for me when I go to another country I usually choose a place that is very unknown mostly because I want to experience its authenticity which has not been tainted too much by tourism. So with this in mind I set about trying to find a fitting name. On my instagram feed I saw an advertisement for a new Dutch tv-show called “van het padje” which roughly translates to being off the track/path. This sounded interesting to me so I Googled similar phrases and then I stumbled upon this gem of a poem by Robert Frost called The Road Not Taken that resonates with me and my passion for travelling: