When Zilla van den Born finally decided to visit Southeast Asia, she felt ecstatic. Truth be told, ever since she was a little girl, van den Born had dreamed of seeing all the wonders of the world, specifically Asia. Finally, she could afford a six-week trip to relax, enjoy delicious Asian food, and become steeped in the local culture.
From the very moment she started packing, van den Born documented her whole journey on social media, so that everyone could join in on the fun. Even though her parents worried about her well-being, they gave her their blessing. A short while after, they watched their precious daughter broad her train to the airport. Little did they know that van den Born was hiding a massive secret from everyone, a secret that would change their perspective of her. Soon, however, they would discover the truth.
1. A Little Girl Growing Up in Amsterdam
Zilla van den Born is a 25-year-old young woman, born and raised in Amsterdam, Netherlands. As a child, she simply wanted to travel the world. However, when she was just 16-years-old, van den Born decided to enter the modeling world. After realizing how editors modified her appearance, she became fascinated with photo editing, filters, and graphics.
When the time came for van den Born to enroll in college, she decided to study graphic design at the Art Academy of Utrecht in the Netherlands. Day after day, her passion for editing and photography only grew stronger. Soon, this enriching hobby led van den Born to develop a new goal. No longer did she simply want to travel the world…