A day trip to Haarlem Netherlands with kids – itinerary

A day trip to Haarlem Netherlands with kids – itinerary

Although a lot of foreigners never make it past Amsterdam, The Netherlands really have a lot to offer for such a small country. Visiting Haarlem should definitely be on your…

7 budget travel tips for short-term travel

7 budget travel tips for short-term travel

Long-term travel isn’t in the stars for us right now due to family circumstances, but we need to satisfy our wanderlust one way or another. Since short-term travel is relatively…

Worldschooling: how to make the world your classroom

Worldschooling: how to make the world your classroom

What do you think kids will remember? Things they’ve read about in books or things they’ve experienced on their own? Imagine that everything other kids learn in school, your child…

Fun things to do in Haarlem with kids

Fun things to do in Haarlem with kids

Haarlem is our hometown so we know all the ins and outs of this charming Dutch city. Granted city rights in 1245, Haarlem is one of the oldest cities in…

Review Liquid Dumaguete Dive Resort

Review Liquid Dumaguete Dive Resort

This is a review of Liquid Dumaguete Dive Resort in Dauin. Liquid Dive Resort was only the second resort we stayed at during our 10-month travel adventure. As a rule,…

Sharing a house in Unawatuna

Sharing a house in Unawatuna

After seeing each other around a few times in Kandy and later in Ella, we ran into Basti and Jenny again on the road to Little Adam’s Peak. They were…

Best places to visit with kids in the USA & Canada

Best places to visit with kids in the USA & Canada

USA holidays with kids are very popular, but where should you go? In this post, part of our series of best holiday destinations with kids, we’ll now focus on the…

Sriwijaya Airlines

Sriwijaya Airlines

Yesterday we decided to take a flight from Makassar in South-Sulawesi to Manado in North-Sulawesi. We were stuck in a hotel in Makassar, a noisy and dirty city we didn’t…

Things to do in Vienna Austria with kids

Things to do in Vienna Austria with kids

You will have absolutely no problem finding things to do in Vienna with kids. Vienna is a great city to visit with kids of all ages. There are a lot…

Six months on the road…

Six months on the road…

Pretty much unnoticed we passed the half way point of our Big Adventure a few days ago. Six months on the road with our little world traveler! And what’s even…

Review: Happy Gecko Dive Resort Bunaken

Review: Happy Gecko Dive Resort Bunaken

We stayed at Happy Gecko Dive Resort, also known as Happy Gecko Resort or Cicak Senang Resort, for a week and enjoyed every second of it. We were very sad…

How to get cheap mobile internet in Indonesia

How to get cheap mobile internet in Indonesia

When we first arrived in Indonesia, we just went to one of the many mobile phone stores/counters and asked them for a mobile internet package. This turned out much more…

5 Christmas Gift Ideas for the Crafty-Loving Traveler

5 Christmas Gift Ideas for the Crafty-Loving Traveler

Christmas is just around the corner, and you are going to have to think of gifts to give to your near and dear ones. In case of creative and wanderlusting…

Two months after our return: how are we doing?

Two months after our return: how are we doing?

Today it’s been exactly 2 months since we came home from our travels. And I have to say transitioning back into ‘regular’ life has been quite a struggle. We really…

Review: Totseat – travel high chair

Review: Totseat – travel high chair

We traveled around South East Asia for 10 months with our infant son and one of the most used travel accessories during our trip was the Totseat foldable high chair….

Berlin: Mauerpark Flohmarkt / Flea market

Berlin: Mauerpark Flohmarkt / Flea market

Even though we didn’t expect too much of it, we were very pleasantly surprised by the Mauerpark Flohmarkt, the flea market at Mauerpark (Wall Park) on Sunday. If you’re going…

A photo impression of Hanoi’s Old Quarter

A photo impression of Hanoi’s Old Quarter

There’s really no good way to describe Hanoi’s Old Quarter. Walking around your senses get attacked with so many smells, sights and sounds, you’re on complete overload. The streets are…

Our first two weeks in Sri Lanka

Our first two weeks in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka was the country that I had the highest expectations of. And to be honest, I didn’t really like it at first, but it’s starting to grow on me….

New Year’s Eve in Bangkok… with a toddler

New Year’s Eve in Bangkok… with a toddler

New Year’s Eve in Bangkok with our 2-year old is definitely one of our fondest travel memories. Would we, at any point before we left on this trip, have considered…

Diving on Bunaken

Diving on Bunaken

We’ve been on Bunaken a few days now and have done some dives. It’s really an underwater aquarium here and Jimmy, the local guide at Happy Gecko, is a genius…


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