Astrid was born in Santiago, Chile and moved to Curacao, a Dutch island in the Caribbean, when she was nine. After graduating from the University of Florida in the USA, she returned to the Caribbean to work in St Maarten. Later, she moved to London and worked at Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising as a Media Manager.
She quit Saatchi's after seven years to become a holistic therapist, artist and teacher of self help. She moved to Mallorca in 2004, where she combined her linguistic-, artistic- and people skills to create, and successfully develop SkyBlue Mallorca.