• Canada,  We12inspire

    5 Reasons why I’m in love with Whistler!

    One year ago I returned from Canada and one of the places that made the biggest impression on me was Whistler. Again. Whistler and me – we just click. Here’s why:   1. The mountains When you say Canada, you say mountains. When you say mountains, you say Whistler. Easy as that. You cannot visit British Columbia without going to Whistler, it would be the same as going to New York without going to the Statue of Liberty. Whistler is located in the middle of the Coast Mountains. Rising up above town, are the two famous mountains: Whistler Mountain (2.181m) and Blackcomb Mountain (2.436m) and they offer a shitload on ourdoor activities.…

  • Canada,  We12inspire

    Canada travel tip: Peak 2 Peak or Sea to Sky?

    Klik hier om dit artikel in het Nederlands te lezen. Within Canada, British Columbia is a popular place to go for a vacation. This province is famous for its mountains and a trip to this part of the world is not complete without a ride into the mountains. During my latest journey through Canada, I tried two of the most famous gondolas in British Columbia: the Peak 2 Peak in Whistler and the brand new Sea to Sky Gondola in Squamish. Both are super cool but not very cheap. If you have trouble picking one, just continue reading as I will tell you about my experiences and reasons why to…

  • Things that make me happy

    Most memorable travel moments of 2014

    It’s almost the end of the year so after publishing our travel year in selfies earlier on this week, it’s now time to share my most memorable moments in travel. Martijn doesn’t really like those kind of lists so it’s just my moments, although I’m sure he agrees on the ones he experienced with me… 1. Stepping onto Cape Horn When going on a trip for a few weeks or longer, we are always prepared there are certain things you can’t do because of the weather. There are things that you can live with if they are not happening, and there are things you just keep all your toes and fingers crossed…

  • 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…

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