The Blog

On this BLOG-page, you will be able to find the latest blogs, vlogs and adventures on making impact, our services, volunteering, traveling and fashion. 

Why you should buy that newspaper

Why you should buy that newspaper

In one of my IG-Stories I recently mentioned how much I support the system behind the magazines and newspapers distributed by homeless people. I think it's super interesting for you to know more about this support system and therefore I like to explain this even more...

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Critical Checklist for Humanitarian Help

Critical Checklist for Humanitarian Help

Hello dear Sunshines! I hope you are doing well these days, enjoying June wherever you are in the world. Here in Stockholm, I certainly am:) As the world is slightly, slightly opening up again at a slow pace, I am starting thinking of my future plans, dreams and...

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Weekend GET-AWAY: Storholmen

Weekend GET-AWAY: Storholmen

Hi Sunshine's, Hope you are doing well today ad enjoying your sunny Sunday! I felt like sharing another get-away tip with you for the Stockholm area and a TIP for (future) travelers to Stockholm:If you would like to experience the Archipelago of Stockholm (the world...

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Stockholm: GO-TO’s for shopping vintage

Stockholm: GO-TO’s for shopping vintage

Hi dear Sunshines, As you may noticed, I am a huge lover of vintage fashion finds. And here, in Stockholm, I have been able to fill up my closet with so many beautiful and special pieces! So incredibly happy with my finds. And therefore, I like to share my GO-TO...

Why volunteering is the answer for my generation

Why volunteering is the answer for my generation

By Eva Bouwer (The Sunshine Journey), March 2021 This article is written from my own interest on the effects and capacity of volunteering on your feelings. Most examples come from my own experiences, complemented with research. OUR SITUATION I’d like to introduce...

Swedish Lapland on a budget

Swedish Lapland on a budget

My 7 best tips to travel to the incredible arctic on a budget Hi Sunshines, I hope you are doing great today! It's FRIYAY. And hopefully, you came to read this BLOG as you are planning your next trip: one of the most exciting things to do! In this BLOG, you will be...

Swedish Lapland: A Dream Trip

Swedish Lapland: A Dream Trip

Hello Sunshines, Hope you are all feeling good today and Spring is treating you well in this moment. Hopefully you'll catch lots of sunshine in the days to come, we've all been waiting for it. From Spring back to Winter, as I did last week! I took the night-train from...

Get rid of old clothes with kindness: DONATE

Get rid of old clothes with kindness: DONATE

Did you find the time to clean out your wardrobe? Great work! But would you like to make someone else happy with your pre-loved items, then my suggestions may come in handy. With these tips, you can start donating your clothes to charities that really make a...

TSJ on the MOVE: Stockholm!

TSJ on the MOVE: Stockholm!

Gosh, please pinch me whether this happened or not. It feels so surreal, but I've moved to Stockholm. This quiet impulsive move has actually been a consideration for a while though, and it seemed everything fell into place in this plan and therefore I dared to do it....

A City Made by People: #givingback

A City Made by People: #givingback

Dear Sunshines, Last December I did a very special collaboration with A City Made by People, a lovely initiative that operates worldwide and is focussing on connecting urban globe trotters and the city's citizens. Their mission: better cities are build from the heart....

Update: Shop temporarily closed

Update: Shop temporarily closed

Dear Sunshines, I hope you are doing well. I wanted to give you a short update on The Sunshine Journey Shop, as the store will temporarily be closed. The shop is build of beautiful products, locally purchased from around the world and sold from the base of The...

Happy Summer!

Happy Summer!

Dear Sunshine, The website of TSJ will be under construction in August, but don't worry: we'll be back shortly! In the meantime: enjoy your summer and follow the journey on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thesunshinejourneyofficial/?hl=nl Lots of love, xx The...