16
Aug
posted by Boris at 11:07 comment View Comments

In my odyssey to explore all countries in the world (160 so far!) me and a dear travel companion and colleague ended up in Quito, Ecuador. From Guayaquil we visited the colonial city of Cuenca in the south-eastern of Ecuador. We passed through an empty landscape of mountains and lakes at high altitude. We liked… read more »

18
Jul
posted by Jör at 10:21 comment View Comments

The last time I was here, we called this city Peking. At that time, there were far fewer cars and many more bikes. I miss the bicycles. Beijing has been modernised. The metro system works well and stops at Tiananmen Square. So, when you come up to street level, you find yourself looking right at… read more »

06
Jun
posted by Guest Blog at 13:08 comment View Comments

New York is one of the cities that made jazz what it is today and a number of the venues where this uniquely American music was born are still open. If you’re traveling to the Big Apple in the month of June, check out the Blue Note Jazz Festival (1-30 June). It has quickly become… read more »

20
May
posted by Guest Blog at 16:03 comment View Comments

Hi, my name is Tara. I love travelling and started writing about it a couple of years ago. Not just because I wanted to share my experiences, but most of all to entertain my family and friends. I went to Cuba for the first time three years ago, and fell completely in love with it.… read more »

21
Mar
posted by Marleen Veldhuis at 10:40 comment View Comments

Over the past ten years I have taken a lot of trips to training camps and competitions throughout the world; Melbourne, Korea, Pretoria, Seattle and Venezuela to sum up a few. As a swimmer with the Dutch National Team, you always want to be as fit as possible — especially after a long flight. If… read more »

15
Mar
posted by Richard de Nooy at 11:00 comment View Comments

“We’re bored, Dad.” My daughter Gaia and her friend Jehanne, both twelve, are lounging on the couch, waiting for me to ferry them to their singing lesson. “Wanna help me write my blog?” I ask. “Cool!” they chorus. “What do we have to do?” “What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear… read more »

28
Feb
posted by Jör at 15:23 comment View Comments

Every time I go to Suriname, I get a real hankering for chicken roti. I remember very well the last time I was in Suriname. I was visiting the mother of my best friend, Dennis. Sadly, she has since passed away. I brought her apples and other Dutch products and she spoiled me with some… read more »