• Australia,  Canada,  Colorado,  New Zealand,  Sweden,  Urban Outdoors

    Confessions: Cities I wouldn’t mind living

    Those of you who know me, know I’m not a city girl, or better said, not al all. “So why do you live in a city then?” I can hear you wonder … well basically because I love the conveniences that living in a (small) city brings me, such as cycling to work and the gym (or basically cycle everywhere), having a grocery store within a 3 minute walk and being able to go to shops/bars/restaurants without having to grab the car.   Arnhem, the city where we live, is among the greenest cities in The Netherlands. There are parks everywhere and the city is surrounded by nature. In the…

  • Sunday social travel talk

    2014 in travel selfies

    No introduction needed – after publishing our 2013 in selfies last year, we figured a 2014 in selfies would be justified. Please, don’t take it too seriously though 🙂 February: skiing in Winterberg – Germany  (together with Marieke, Berry and Nanny) March: Patagonia Chile: Huerquehue NP, Pucon, Santiago and climbing Villarrica Argentina: Circuito Chico, Nahuel Huapi NP, Cerro Tronadaor and Buenos Aires On our 5-day cruise with Stella Australis (Wulaia Bay, at Cape Horn and in the engine room of the ship) April: a weekend in Rotterdam Only got one picture, of Anto and Els whom she traveled to Chile with in 2012 April: Zeeland (Hiking 4 days along the Oosterscheldepad…

  • Australia,  Canada,  Utah,  We12inspire

    Olympic times! The games are on…

    Unless you don’t have a TV or internet you can’t have missed it, the winter Olympics in Sochi have finally started! A lot has been said and done about these games and we don’t really want to spend time on the ongoing debates about gay/anti gay and such. However, we do love this video, check it out if you have the chance. But we’re not posting just because we want to show you this video. We wanted to express our passion for the games. I’m sure that within The Netherlands, many people are stuck in front of their TV when the Dutch ladies and gentlemen are speed skating. Because they…