• Confessions of a travel blogger,  Sunday social travel talk

    Confessions of a travel blogger

    Hello and welcome to we12travel! For those of you who are returning visitors, by now you should know that Sunday means social travel talk. Yay! So on this hot and humid day (at least, here in The Netherlands), take a moment to sit down, relax, pour yourself a drink and read today’s story… It may or may not be a surprise, but I enjoy talking about myself (I know, it’s a flaw). And I enjoy telling everyone else about our journeys, that’s why I became a travel blogger in the first place. As Martijn is about to depart for Iceland, I will be home alone for quite a while. This…

  • Croatia,  Park Post

    Park Post: Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia

    This article is written by Sarah-Jane of Chasing the Donkey  Croatia is known worldwide for it’s stunning beaches and 1.000 islands, but what you may not know is that Croatia also has 8 stunning national parks. The most famous, Plitvice Lakes National Park a UNESCO protected World Heritage Site,is a stunning place to visit all year round. When I first visited Plitvice Lakes National Park known as Nacionalni Plitvička Jezera in Croatian, my eyes sprung open like a kid on Christmas morning. I could immediately see this was a magical place! The lakes are situated in central Croatia & became a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1979, and ever since have…

  • Sunday social travel talk

    Sunday social travel talk – the why & how!

    Every now and then it’s time for a more personal post, as I promised a couple of weeks ago. People often ask me “how come you travel so much???”… Well my dear friends, this question can’t be answered in a few minutes. If you know Dutch, you may go and read our “Bestemming Bereikbaar” series where we explain about how we travel more by making time and scheduling smart. If you’re not Dutch, then just continue reading. If you are Dutch, you are more than welcome to continue reading too, by the way! People, even those close to me, are sometimes biased in their opinions. They think I have a.…