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Scuba Diving in Huatulco – the marine life of Oaxaca

Diving in Huatulco A few days ago we went for two dives in Huatulco, my favorite city in Mexico. Huatulco lays in Oaxaca on...

Getting ready for a year of diving in the Maldives

Diving in the Maldives A new adventure has come across our path and with this comes a new destination. Thom and I will spend...
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Meeting people on the road – Tips for finding someone while traveling solo

Meeting people can be very easy or extremely difficult, depending on what type of person you are yourself. While pages like the international Cupid.com...
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Freediving – a new passion on one breath

Freediving. A word that brings many different pictures to mind. It could show the image of a person jumping from a high board that...

Finding a baby seal in Greece – the endangered Mediterranean monk seal

The endangered Mediterranean monk seal When you think of seals, where do your thoughts go to? To the Californian coast where the wild sea...
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The Kalmar Castle – Back in time in Sweden

A guided tour in Kalmar Castle ‘Are you here for the English tour?’ A young man asked us as he shook our hands and...
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Back home, a tourist in my own country

Travels to the Netherlands I will have one week “back home” and I don’t need much time to think about the things I want...
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Doing a PADI IDC in Bocas – becoming diving instructors

In the beginning of 2017 Thom and I did the IDC. But what’s an IDC? It stands for Instructor Development Course! As we both...

It’s all Greek to me – things about the Greek culture

  Culture from elsewhere makes us see differences between what’s normal and strange. Your perspective changes. Take the bits and pieces of that foreign...
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Travel Guide: How to explore Athens in 2 days

The last few years I’ve been in Greece quite a bit, but I have never been to Athens before! This year’s travel-route to our...

A self built raft inspired by ‘Life of Pi’

I found this article about a Czech visitor who had overstayed his tourist visa and did not have money for an airplane ticket. He tried to leave Taiwan on a self built raft to travel to Japan inspired by Life of Pi.
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Do you ever have this feeling that you want to be at a destination you only dream of and it seems like you know this place very well (while it might not even exist) . The thing is you only know the place in your dreams, but when you finally reach the destination one day you’ll get a dejavu…

I guess that’s called fernweh:
A crave for travel; being homesick for a place you’ve never been

 

A flight from Huatulco to Mexico City. ThatWanderlust

A flight from Huatulco to Mexico City

My advise: take a plane and go wherever you feel you belong.

While out of your comfort zone

In 2011 I was working as a guide in Barcelona with bicycle tours (CruisingBarcelona) through the city. That summer I met Annemay van den Heuvel, while she was visiting BCN with her friend. I guided her through town with the tour and we had nice conversations.

One year later I started my studies in the Netherlands and with our class we went to Barcelona for a study-trip – it had to be Barcelona?
Funny thing was, that Annemay also started the same study (in another city) and we met again during this trip.

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At work as a guide in Barcelona, the group with Annemay – summer 2011

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