Category Archives: personal

Instagram tips, social media strategies & personal branding

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As I mentioned earlier already I love Instagram, and while I’m a fulltime travel blogger and  social media manager for various companies for which I use several social media platforms, I like Instagram the most and this is where I … Continue reading

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9 Top tips for Instagram growth, engagement & brand collaborations

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As you might know by now I am a fulltime social media manager and travel blogger and started my Instagram account @AuthenticChica together with several other social media platforms and this travel website 17 months ago. I started off with … Continue reading

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Chic Travel Bags Today

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Who says looking good while you travel is hard to achieve? From backpacks to suitcases to duffel bags, take a look at my list of some of the trendiest, yet highly functional pieces of luggage you can take with you … Continue reading

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Instagram tips for organic growth part 2

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Instagram is all about inspiration, connection and real engagement and that’s exactly why I started my account, and love social media. You can read more about this in my earlier posts The Positive Power of Instagram and Instagram do’s and … Continue reading

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Instagram do’s and don’ts for organic growth part 1

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This is not a post about quick fix growth hacks for Instagram without putting in too much effort, this is all about real engagement and organic growth! There are several agencies, apps and websites that can help you grow your account either … Continue reading

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Top posts & pics – 1 year anniversary Authentic Chica

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It’s a small milestone for me, because this week, exactly 1 year ago I started my blog and social media accounts, so that calls for a celebration, right?! I may still be a small fish in the big pool that’s … Continue reading

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The Positive Power of Instagram & Top Follows

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A lot has been said about social media and especially about Instagram, the fastest growing social media platform at the moment, with a staggering 400 million monthly active users worldwide..As a visual person this is my favourite platform by far! … Continue reading

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Beauty of Holland – 8 must visit cities and sights

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Although I am a fervent traveler, having visited 31 countries so far, love doing city trips, traveling around Europe and as many international islands as I can, I really appreciate my beautiful country Holland, aka the Netherlands as well. I find … Continue reading

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10 Tips how to travel authentic but chic

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As the name of my website states I am an authentic girl, but also one who loves to travel authentic chic. But what is authenticity really and what do I mean with chic? To me traveling authentic chic means that I always try … Continue reading

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Awesome Dutch autumn captures

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Follow my blog with Bloglovin As I have been living in the Netherlands, also known as Holland, my whole life I am quite used to the rain all year long, windy autumns and cold winters. But this year we were … Continue reading

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Get to know me through the Liebster Award!

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Follow my blog with Bloglovin I was nominated for the Liebster Award by Daphne from the Dutch site Food & Flipflops! She thought of 11 awesome and creative questions for me to answer so you can find out a bit … Continue reading

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Reunited with Thailand

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Follow my blog with Bloglovin It has been 10 years since I was single, fearless and hungry for adventure, which lead to 1 month of backpacking through Thailand alone! Best experience one can have, eye-opening, exciting, sometimes scary, maturing and never … Continue reading

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Yes another travel blog!

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Follow my blog with Bloglovin Another travel blog, why? Because I love to travel, explore the world and look for authenticity in all places I visit. 34 countries visited so far and still counting! People often ask me advice on where to go … Continue reading

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