Floating Flowers Magazine

just some words about cultural tourism

The girl who threw plastic in the jungle

It was that night when we were heading towards the temple in Mengwi. A beautiful temple surrounded by water, a symbol of the cosmos. The ceremony was very busy, and … Continue reading

January 25, 2015 · 3 Comments

Hide or Pride?

Soccer-aftermath: A Dutchman in Mexico While hiding in my office, I write these words to the world. Colleagues are passing by, no one seems to notice me. When I arrived, … Continue reading

July 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Watch the rocks – and the cows!

“Stop the car!” The few words that I shouted when I saw this traffic sign in Indonesia. It was one of the funniest things I’d ever seen, so that had … Continue reading

June 27, 2014 · 2 Comments

Mexico vs. The Netherlands

Being in Mexico as a Dutch person will be something very exciting next Sunday. The country of my roots will be playing against my new home country during the 2014 … Continue reading

June 23, 2014 · 2 Comments

Everything must be perfect – NOT!

Everything must be perfect; everything should go well, everything MUST – MUST – MUST go Well with the Big W. After 25.5 years of life I have just recently came … Continue reading

June 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hello Day!

As a yoga practitioner I know how difficult it is to get up earlier to do your practice. I have searched through books, the Internet, articles, pictures… but non of … Continue reading

June 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Luxurious restaurants or street food?

What do you prefer to eat when you’re on your holiday? Even before people come to visit this diverse country, people are already being familiarised with ‘Mexican food’. Although this … Continue reading

June 12, 2014 · 2 Comments

“Watch your step!” – “Hati-Hati!”

Canang, everyday offerings When walking in Bali, one has to watch his step every single meter. Canang, everyday offerings, can be found everywhere. Being placed not only in house temples, … Continue reading

March 12, 2014 · 2 Comments

Little monkeys in Quintana Roo

The ‘environmental friendly’ theme parks of Cancun – Playa del Carmen – Tulum The small combi van that serves as public transportation leads us to Tulum, a village in the … Continue reading

March 11, 2014 · Leave a comment


Do you recognize the feelings, the thoughts that arise when facing yourself in the mirror? “Do I look good?” – “Oh no, look at that!” – or perhaps you’re feeling … Continue reading

March 7, 2014 · Leave a comment