Monteverde, Costa Rica

It’s known for its lush green scenery, coffee plantations, bad road conditions and cloud forest; it was time to visit Monteverde! We had spent the last two nights in Playa Grande on the Pacific Coast, where we joined a day trip to Nicaragua. Both the GPS and Google maps said it should take about 3 […]

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 […]

5 years of traveling (Part 2)

During he last few years we have experienced ups and downs during our travels, we’ve also fell in love with so many places, but never really hated one.   What’s our favorite place(s)? When we travel we kind of fell in love with so many places, but some places get a special place in our […]

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 […]

Stuart Highway – An Epic Journey Through Australia’s Red Centre

Stuart Highway will take you through the red center of Australia, from the southern farmlands through the central deserts to the tropical north and its magnificent wetlands. It’s called the Explorer’s Way and it begins in Port Augusta and with its length of 2711km it ends up in Darwin. We have wanted to visit the […]

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 […]

Kangaroo Island

Some say it is the most beautiful place they have ever been to, some say this is the Galapagos of Australia and some say it is a zoo without fences. We say: don’t miss out on this when visiting Australia. Kangaroo Island or ”KI” to the locals is minutes away from the mainland of South […]

Photo Roulette Round #103 – Wildlife

We felt so honored to be announced as winners of round #102 in the photo roulette competition by Carlo and Florence from NextStopWhoKnows.com. The theme was “Landscape” and here’s our winning photo: It’s now our turn to host round #103 of #travelphotoroulette and choose a theme… We choose WILDLIFE ! So we’d love to see your favorite wildlife photo, so […]

Challenge accepted!

For you this will probably be no problem, but for us, a couple who almost never need to think about how much to bring (the luxury as part time travellers) we have a challenge to fit everything in a “small” bag. According to the flight company (Emirates) we can bring 30kg, and that’s something we […]