Whenever I go somewhere new, one of the first things I get is a printed map. I know that I could do anything I can do with that, and even more, on a digital map, but I somehow like the touch and feel of old school printed maps. Don't get me wrong, I also use… Continue reading Why I still use analog maps.
In response to a daily writing prompt themed 'Champion'. I'm not talking sports champions. I'm not one. I wouldn't know what to write. But I do consider me a travel champion when it comes to saving money. And saving money is key. Whenever possible I try to get discounts on everything. When I get a discount or… Continue reading How to travel like a champion.
When traveling in Germany, you have many options. You can drive, fly, take the bus or ride a train. If you are lucky enough to get a ride share (like a BlaBlaCar), that is always an option to consider just from a price point. If you're unlucky, but you still want to save money, you have… Continue reading How to get around in Germany.
I've been to Sweden with my family numerous times since I can remember. The longest for 6 weeks at a time. Sadly, the last time I came to visit this lovely Nordic country for the last time to date in 2013. After that I travelled Canada, the United States and the Netherlands. But I never… Continue reading Tips for traveling: Sweden.
'Every Journey begins with a small step.' From now on I'll share my personal travel tips and experiences in a series I call 'Tips on traveling'. Posts in the Series so far: Canada (2 Parts) The Netherlands Upcoming: Sweden Croatia Germany (Hamburg & Berlin) German North Sea
The Netherlands are a beautiful country. I've been there twice since June 2016. I've visited Amsterdam, Utrecht and a place called Bunnik. And yes, I've seen the tulips and tried on some wooden shoes. They are far more comfortable than they might seem. I've also made some Dutch friends. I even understand some Dutch words… Continue reading Tips for traveling: The Netherlands
WWOOF aims to provide volunteers (often called "WWOOFers" or "woofers", /ˈwʊfər/) with first-hand experience in organic and ecologically sound growing methods, to help the organic movement; and to let volunteers experience life in a rural setting or a different country. WWOOF volunteers generally do not receive financial payment. The host provides food, accommodation, and opportunities… Continue reading What I like about WWOOFing