My name is Mariska, I live in Utrecht in the Netherlands with my husband Gilbert and our 2 cute cats, Kyara and Nyala. I work as a ScrumMaster at an IT company for over 20 years now.
I love to travel, I have been to many places all over the world, but we also still have a big wishlist of places to go to.
Our travels since I married Gilbert:
2007: Australia (our honeymoon)
2008: Egypt + Spain/Barcelona
2009: South England/London
2010: New York and Washington
2012: Vienna, Venice and Rome + South-Africa
2013: Crete + West-Canada
2014: Jordan + Dresden, Krakau, Bratislava and Prague + New York
2015: West-USA + Berlin
2016: North-England and Scotland + Lanzarote
2017: Denmark + South-Africa
2018: Costa Rica + Iceland
2019: Thailand + Morocco
2020: The Netherlands due to Corona :-)
I really like using the travelmode, so I send out cards from Costa Rica, Iceland, Thailand and Morocco.
Maybe in the text on the card you can give me some ideas of the places I have to visit in your area/country, I would love to know and maybe one day I'll even be there! :-) This does not mean that I'm only interested in touristic cards! In my Favorites you can see what kind of cards I like, these are a selection of the cards that I have received already.
Last year I started a collection of certain brands of cards. So if you can send me a card of those, you will make me very happy.
Besides traveling the world, I like reading books, I collect English Danielle Steel paperbacks, watching TV series like NCIS, Criminal Minds, Law and Order SVU, CSI Cyber, Grey's Anatomy, Bones, NCIS LA, Homeland.
I prefer standard size cards without an envelope and in December Christmas postcards are more than welcome!
My profile photo is me at the Pos Boom (Post Office Tree) in Mossel Bay South Africa, which we visited in Oct 2017 after reading about it here: https://www.postcrossing.com/blog/2015/02/13/the-post-office-tree
Looking forward to your card! Happy Postrossing!
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