Travel destinations in Europe
Canoeing in Giethoorn – A world beyond the tourist trail
A dragonfly hovers above the tip of our canoe. A mother duck with her two fluffy broods navigate through a maze of blooming water lilies bobbing on the surface. From…
Cow cuddling in The Netherlands
It is my first up-close encounter with a cow, and I am slightly nervous. I thought that after feeding wild hyenas, hanging with mountain gorillas, and swimming with whale sharks,…
A day trip to Amsterdam’s countryside: boating in Waterland
Want to trade Amsterdam’s stately streets and canals for a day trip to the Dutch countryside? Did you know that the cow-filled pastures and quaint little villages of Waterland are…
The Fisherman’s Trail – all the information you need for your hike
Are you looking for practical information because you want to hike the Fisherman’s Trail in Portugal? I’ve written this detailed guide to help you get started! I walked this trail…
Hiking in Kazbegi, Georgia
The mountains and valleys of Kazbegi in Georgia hide some spectacular hiking trails and scenery. This travel story describes the bliss of walking in the Caucasus mountains.
The best day hikes around Kazbegi, Georgia
I made three spectacular hikes in the area around Kazbegi, in Georgia. In this article I share my practical tips and trips for these hikes with you.
The cost of travel in Georgia – sharing our budget breakdown
Want to know how much money it costs to travel in Georgia? I'm sharing a detailed breakdown of my travel costs to give you an idea.
A romantic getaway in Champagne
Champagne is known around the world as an exclusive, celebratory drink. If you like the sparkling wine and like wine tasting, a romantic getaway in Champagne should be on your…
Seeing the waves of Nazaré
A few times per year the waves in Nazaré, a small town on Portugal's Atlantic coast, swell to epic proportions. Watch how surfers defy all odds on these monster waves.
Exploring the Douro Valley – our Port tasting trip
Port tasting is one of the great things to do in the Douro Valley, Portugal's prime wine-making region. We spent a lovely weekend in the Alto Douro.
Pastel de nata workshop in Lisbon
Pastel de nata is Lisbon's most iconic food (and most delicious we may add!) We learned how to bake them ourselves in a workshop in Lisbon.
Hiking the Fisherman’s Trail in Portugal – Travel story
This four-day hiking trail along the Portuguese coast is one of my all-time favourites. Immerse yourself in the wild nature and beautiful landscapes of the Fisherman's Trail.