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. …

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…

Our Halong Bay experience

Our Halong Bay experience

As I watch our son sleep in his travel bed I’m amazed by his ability to adapt. Just this morning we were in a hotel room in Hanoi, now we’re…

Our first day in Kandy – checking out the lake

Our first day in Kandy – checking out the lake

We traveled from Pollonaruwa to Kandy, a city in the center of Sri Lanka. I can’t really pinpoint how Kandy is different from the other places we’ve been, but it…

The reality of traveling with a toddler, is it worth it?

The reality of traveling with a toddler, is it worth it?

Traveling with kids, some bloggers display it as heaven on earth, some bloggers say it’s absolutely undoable to visit faraway destinations with kids. As with everything I guess the truth…

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…

Best of Central and South America for families

Best of Central and South America for families

Which are the best South American countries to visit with kids? And what are the best places to travel with kids in Central America? Our favorite travel bloggers tell you…

From Nha Trang to Dalat as Easy Riders

From Nha Trang to Dalat as Easy Riders

We finally did what we talked about A LOT and never thought we would do on this trip. We drove a motorcycle from Nha Trang to Da Lat with an…

Review: Manduca babycarrier

Review: Manduca babycarrier

We’ve had our Manduca babycarrier since our little one was about 1 month old. It seemed more practical than the 5 meter long wrap that frankly I was struggling with…

Diving holidays with young kids

Diving holidays with young kids

A diving holiday with a toddler, is that even possible? It certainly isn’t a very obvious choice. But during our 10-month trip around South East Asia we discovered it’s actually…

A fantastic time in Vienna

A fantastic time in Vienna

We’re on a short trip in Europe and spend the past few days visiting Vienna. It’s our first trip after spending 10 months in South-East Asia and it feels good…

Why you should never ride an elephant

Why you should never ride an elephant

TripAdvisor announced they will be taking a stand against animal cruelty. They’re stopping the sales of tickets for wildlife shows where people can touch wild or endangered animals. As one…

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…

Ultimate family travel blogs list

Ultimate family travel blogs list

When you’re planning to travel with your kids, whether it’s a short trip or long-term travel, it always pays off to be well informed so you can make the most…

Diving in Dauin

Diving in Dauin

Let’s start by saying Diving in Dauin is awesome! As a rule we don’t stay in resorts. We did it only one time before, and that was a very small…

12 things I’ll miss when this Big Adventure is over

12 things I’ll miss when this Big Adventure is over

Recently someone told me ‘freedom is inside you’. I thought that was really interesting because one of the things that I will definitely miss when we get back to Holland…

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…

5 tips for successful city breaks with kids

5 tips for successful city breaks with kids

Like all travel changes when you have kids, the same goes for city trips. Family city trips really aren’t the same as city trips for couples, especially when you have…

Families on the move: Meeting the Marshalls

Families on the move: Meeting the Marshalls

Since we can’t travel ourselves right now, one way to beat the travel blues is to meet other traveling families. Last week we had the pleasure of showing Jason, Michelle…


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