• Things that make me happy

    Lonely Planet’s “Dream Trips”

    We12travel version 3.1 has gone online last night and we’re really happy about it! It’s been quite a lot of work (again) but this time, I’m finally able to be happy with what we have achieved and I’m sure we’re gonna stick to this new style for a while. At least a year I’d say …  Our new business cards got delivered the other day as well so it’s been a good start of the year. In 2014 I’d like to write some more personal posts, so not just informative blogs about where to go and what to see, but also about what drives me to travel, what makes me…

  • Things that make me happy,  We12inspire

    Travel things that make me happy: “Wild”

    Even though we travel a lot, we still value the happiness in small things. In previous blogs you can read how much we enjoy exploring our own country (such as the island of Texel or the hills in Limburg) and that it’s not always necessary to go far away. I can be a demanding person (because, after all, I’m a woman) but generally there are many small things that make me happy. Today I’d like to tell you about one of those things. “Wild” by Cheryl Strayed Last summer I was completely out of inspiration for books to read, even though my 4 Billy’s are packed and one third of…

  • Austria,  Things that make me happy,  We12inspire

    Travel without social media

    Do you remember the day that we had no internet phones or iPads? That there was no such thing as checking in, sharing, tagging, liking and unliking? I went back to those days during one of my recent trips to Austria. During the last summer I suddenly got sick and tired of it all. “It” being tweeted, liked, shared and tagged all the time. When I didn’t check WhatsApp for a day, friends started to worry something was wrong. When I didn’t reply to my FB messages for a couple of days, people thought I was sick in bed. Or something … So my trip to Austria seemed the perfect way to leave “it”…

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