• Luxembourg,  Urban Outdoors,  We12bike

    Urban Outdoors: Cycling in Luxembourg City

    Nine years ago we visited Berlin together (incl. parents-in-law) for the very first time. Here we were introduced to cycling in the city and looking back at it, this was the highlight of our trip. We are typical Dutchies after all so love to cycle anywhere we can. A year after Berlin, we discovered Vancouver by bike and ever since, we always try to cycle in the cities we visit. Cycling is the ideal way to be quick yet to see a lot. Plus it leaves you outdoors, much healthier than stepping into smelly public transport. Over the past years, we cycled through Barcelona, Anchorage (Alaska), Vienna and Buenos Aires, just…

  • Alaska,  Nepal,  Sunday social travel talk,  We12bike

    From Alaska to Nepal and anything in between

    It’s Saturdaynight 7.00 pm and in a minute I’m leaving home to go to my sister’s birthday party. And guess what? I still have no story for tomorrow. Nothing. Zero. Nada. A ton of ideas but no words on paper. So I figured that I’d just write about some random travel related things that kept me busy over the past week. I’ll write it today and see what I’ll post tomorrow. Could be all or just nothing. The Iditarod – Alaska The Last Great Race on Earth is starting this week. The Iditarod! I can’t believe it’s been 3 years since I traveled to Alaska in wintertime and I spent…

  • New Zealand,  We12bike,  We12inspire

    Things to do in New Zealand that don’t involve hiking

    When scrolling through our New Zealand blogs you will mostly see hiking stories, since basically that’s what we went to New Zealand for! It’s a hiker’s paradise, we could easily spend a couple of years there without walking the same trail twice. However there’s also plenty of other fun things to do there that involve (almost no) hiking. We’ll share our favorite activities with you… 1. Kayaking between the icebergs on Tasman Glacier Lake By far one of the best things to do in Mount Cook National Park! You will need previous sea kayaking experience in order to participate in this trip but that’s not hard as you will most likely…

  • USA,  Utah,  We12bike,  We12inspire

    Slick Rock Trail: a mountainbike ride up to 100 degrees!

    How to survive a mountainbike ride with temperatures of 101 degrees Fahrenheit? 101°F is equals 38°C. Normally I’m not a real fan of biking with this extreme heat, but when in Moab, you just can’t ignore an adventurous ride on the slick rock and the famous Slick Rock Trail. For every mountainbike lover, this trail is a true must-do when vacationing around Moab, Utah. Here are some of our tips and tricks to make the most out of this epic trail. – Get up very early, so if you’re renting a bike, pick it up the day before so you can start pedaling before sunrise. In the morning the sun is not…