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The highlights of Malawi, the warm heart of Africa

After reading our previous blog on Mozambique, it is time to give you an overview of our highlights of Malawi. Malawi is also called the “warm heart of Africa”. This is not because of its high temperatures, although it can be very hot there (especially when you visit at the start of the rainy season). […]

Our 7 highlights of Mozambique

Mozambique, what a special country! Read here about our highlights of Mozambique. Mozambique is an immense country and therefore it was impossible to visit all beautiful spots. We decided to focus on the northern part with its empty beaches, green tea plantations and challenging roads. With the lack of other tourists, it felt we had […]

We’ve been back on the road in Mozambique and Malawi

After being back in the Netherlands for several months after our world trip, it was time to get back on the road again. Because normal life is taking over again, this time we “just” went for a regular holiday. Our destination: a combination of northern Mozambique and southern Malawi. What brought us there? During our […]

A visa on arrival in Iran? Yes, it is possible!

Thinking about visiting Iran? We can highly recommend it (read more about our visit here)! Some people are put off because they have heard stories about cumbersome visa application processes. We found out that the visa process is not that bad. It is possible to get a visa on arrival in Iran. Well, at least […]

Turning dreams into reality: how to visit French Polynesia on a budget?

White sand beaches, coconut trees, clear blue lagoons and tropical fishes… You have probably dreamed about this. The tough reality is that these tropical paradises tend to be expensive and therefore out of reach to many. This especially holds for the tropical paradises in the Pacific Ocean, like French Polynesia. On our world trip we […]

Time flies when you are having fun in Asia

We experienced that time really can fly! We now only have limited time left of our 9-month trip, so it is definitely time to update you on our travels. After New Zealand we went to Tasmania and then we moved on to Asia. Read below a summary of the destinations we visited until now. Tasmania: […]

The legendary statues of Easter Island

After saying goodbye to Buddha, we hopped into a plane to cross the Pacific Ocean. Why not introducing a few stops in this immense ocean? So that is exactly what we did. Our first stop was Easter Island, a very remote and tiny island in the middle of the Pacific. It takes 6 hours to […]

Climbing Huayna Potosi (>6000m): a once-in-a-lifetime experience

Yes, we did it! We booked a tour to climb Huayna Potosi, a mountain of 6088m and relatively close to La Paz. To be honest, we were a bit nervous to start the climb. Read below our experiences of this exhaustive and worthwhile trip. Why are we so crazy to climb a >6000m-peak? After we […]

The coast of Ecuador: beaches, boobies and ballenas

After spending some time in the beautiful, but chilly highlands of Ecuador, we were looking forward to warm up a bit on the coast of Ecuador. We visited the small towns of Puerto López and Olón and headed to National Park Machalilla and Isla de Plata. The coast of Ecuador is really astonishing! Beach activities: […]

Most frequently asked questions about our trip around the world

Of course we are very excited about our plans to travel the world for 9 months and therefore kept on talking about it ;). Talking to friends, family and colleagues about our trip, often the same questions popped up. So we thought it would be nice to write a summary of the most frequently asked […]

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