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…

Our lowlights and highlights of 2016

Our lowlights and highlights of 2016

For us 2016 was mostly about transitioning back to life in The Netherlands. Our wish to travel longterm, but not being able to, made it a pretty difficult year. Now…

10 reasons to visit Dahab, Egypt

10 reasons to visit Dahab, Egypt

I’ve never met anyone who didn’t like Dahab. And we’ve met surprisingly many people on the road who know this little coastal town in Egypt’s South Sinai desert. Whether they’ve…

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…

The 20 best travel gifts for kids

The 20 best travel gifts for kids

If like me, you sometimes struggle a bit to come up with original and fun gifts for your travel-loving family members or friends, don’t worry. I’ve done the work for…

Things that I won’t miss about traveling

Things that I won’t miss about traveling

We’ve been back in The Netherlands for 4 days now and I already miss traveling. The freedom, the sunshine, the unpredictability of being on the road… It feels weird being…

Visiting Tangkoko NP with a small child

Visiting Tangkoko NP with a small child

Tangkoko National Park near Bitung, North-Sulawesi, Indonesia was the first National Park we visited with our son during our 10-month adventure. The park is quite accessible, so very doable with kids. …

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…

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…

Our first introduction to Sri Lanka

Our first introduction to Sri Lanka

On October 11th we left Vietnam and flew from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur and then to Colombo the next day. The disadvantage of booking flights in advance is that it’s…

Top 10 tips for gluten-free travel with kids

Top 10 tips for gluten-free travel with kids

With the holidays just around the corner, many are counting down the days to their long-awaited vacations. Traveling as a coeliac can be difficult and traveling with a child or…

6 months home: how are we adjusting?

6 months home: how are we adjusting?

Last week (July 21st to be exact) it was 6 months ago since we came back. We miss being on the road! It was nice to see family and friends…

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…

Going back to Holland sooner than planned

Going back to Holland sooner than planned

We’re now in the ninth month of our Big Adventure and so far it’s been great. Of course it wasn’t always easy and there have been challenges, but we’re loving…

Complete guide for visiting Amsterdam with kids

Complete guide for visiting Amsterdam with kids

Are you planning to visit Amsterdam with kids? With the proper preparations, a family trip to Amsterdam can be a lot of fun! Amsterdam, the capital of The Netherlands, has…

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….

From Dahab via Dubai to Bali

From Dahab via Dubai to Bali

Yesterday late in the evening we made it to Bali. After two days of traveling all three of us were exhausted. The little guy is a born world traveler and,…

From Bunaken to Hanoi via Yogyakarta and Kuala Lumpur

From Bunaken to Hanoi via Yogyakarta and Kuala Lumpur

On September 2nd we left Bunaken with lots of pain in our hearts and a promise to return. We spend 7 lovely days there and wished we could have stayed…

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…

Iceland with kids – 9 fantastic things to do

Iceland with kids – 9 fantastic things to do

When Travel-Wise contacted us about a guest post exchange, offering to write an article about family travel to Iceland, we jumped at the opportunity. We’ve never been there ourselves, but…


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