• Family Travel,  Unschooling

    13 Reasons why travel as a family

        Traveling as a family…stressful or fun? At times it can be both, but for us traveling as a family is most of all fun! We enjoy our little and big adventures around the world. Close to home or far away, short or long trips, traveling has been wonderful. Besides being mostly fun, traveling is great for other reasons too. In this blogpost we outline thirteen reasons why travel as a family (in random order). Thirteen reasons why travel as a family   1. Traveling broadens your mind You get to see and experience other cultures and ways of living. By staying with locals in Cuba, we got to…

  • Our BIG ADVENTURE,  Unschooling

    Learning from the world: worldschooling

        Three years ago we decided to take our kids from school. Tomas was 6,5 years old and was almost 2,5 years in school. Sara just turned 4 and had been going to school for almost 6 months. As we grew unhappy with the system and the children were miserable at school, we became desperately ready for homeschooling and more in particular worldschooling. We wanted our children to learn from the world instead of from an artificial environment, sitting behind a desk all day.   Homeschooling in The Netherlands Unfortunately, in The Netherlands we have this strange law regarding home education. In our situation it meant we had to…

  • Our BIG ADVENTURE

    How to choose a camper for your travels

    You have decided you want to travel (full-time) and you want to do this in a camper. If you already own one, great! If you don’t, you need to start searching for one. But how to choose a camper for your travels? How do you know where to start, what your options are, what you need? In this post we will write how we chose our mini-camper and which steps you can take to choose a camper that is right for you.   How to choose a camper for your travels: (online) research first Almost all of our searches start with an online research.¬†First, we researched on a camper for…

  • Our BIG ADVENTURE

    Cycling your way around the world

    Low-budget and environment friendly… …ways of traveling was what I was looking for. In 2019 we plan on traveling full-time in a camper. The costs of fuel, insurance and taxes and the burden on the environment keep bothering me. There must be a better way to deal with this, I thought. So I started researching the web on alternative ways of travel. Guess what I found?! The bicycle camper (or caravan)!!   Meet the bicycle camper! Well, we live in a real cycling country after all! As an alternative to a regular camper or caravan I found the bicycle camper! How cool is that?! No expensive taxes on your car,…