Meeting Mountain Gorillas: A Once In A Lifetime Experience

The clock turned 05:00 am and the alarm rang, finally! We had been sleeping on and off during the whole night as our bodies were filled with excitement. You know that feeling as a kid waiting for Christmas Eve or Christmas morning. You just can’t fall asleep because of the presents waiting to be unwrapped. […]

2016 – A Year Of Travel

The year of 2016 started with a bang as we spent New Year’s Eve in Indonesia, on Bali; ‘the island of a thousand temples’. We had a few days on the island before and after the New Year began, and then we had a 9hour stopover in Singapore on our way home, and we had to exploit […]

Drake Bay & Corcovado NP

Corcovado National Park is a national park on Osa Peninsul and it’s Costa Rica’s largest NP. National Geographic named the National Park “One of the most biologically intense places on earth in terms of biodiversity”. The park conserves the larges primary forest on the American Pacific coastline and one of the few remaining sizable areas […]

Surf ’n Smurf – Catching My First Wave

I just want to share my first surf experience with the whole world, honest and uncensored. So here it goes – feel free to laugh!     For some unknown reason I have been wanting to try surfing, and on my (private) bucket list it says: “Take surf lessons”. Earlier this year we were in […]

First Travel Plans Made for 2017

Our next adventure is right around the corner (we’re flying out on Sunday 6th of November), and this time we are going to Costa Rica (weee! only ONE day left). We will be driving around in a rental car and experience different parts of the country. Also we will take a day trip to Nicaragua, just […]

I’ve been falling in love with a place I’ve never been before…

For some reason I’ve been falling in love with a place I’ve never been before, and for some reason I can’t get it out of my head. It’s great to feel this, but it’s also scary – scary because it makes it harder to travel with low expectations. I have this fear of being disappointed, […]

China, you struck us with surprise

We’re really sorry to tell you this, but when we told friends that we had booked a trip to China and Beijing some of them told us many negative things; for example that the Chinese people were rude, it was impossible to get a cab, and they didn’t like the city at all… We haven’t […]

5 years of traveling (Part 1)

The time flies by and I remember it like it was yesterday… 4th of July 2011 was the day we met for the very first time after chatting online for hours and hours for three days in a row, after we got in touch at a dating site. We clicked immediately, it was (cliché, I […]

Litchfield National Park

Now and then some absolutely gorgeous pictures shows up in your news feed on Facebook, often of incredibly beautiful waterfalls and rock formations which blow your mind away and give you the instant feeling of wanderlust. You immediately get inspired; you want to be there, you want to jump right in for a refreshing bath… […]

How to apply for a Chinese Visa

It’s a first time for everything, and at one point we had to apply for a visa manually (other countries we have been to where we had to have visa we applied online or got it upon arrival). We had no idea on the procedure when we booked the trip to China, but we read […]