We get this question often: 'when you move to a new place, how do you settle back in?' And: 'is it not tiring to 'start over' again and again? Are you not ready to just settle somewhere instead?' To start with the last question. Travel...

The rain starts pouring down. It's getting colder. We long for new adventures, looking forward to spend time as a family. For us it are signs that another travel leg is about to begin: the 'yin' to our 'yang' of being in Holland, I wrote...

On april 28th 2019 we started the long journey back to Holland where we will spend a few summer months with family and friends. The entire journey would take about 26 hours door to door: one international flight from San José to Cancun, then a...

Time has come for us to start saying goodbye to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca and to Costa Rica for now after an explorative stay of a few months. Today we took Isa for the last time to her kindergarten, called Jardín Infantil Las Semillas, to...

One of the reasons for  us to go and live a while in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca in  Costa Rica, is it's abundant wildlife. To feel closer to nature, to be in awe by it and  yes, it is a feeling you definitely get when...

The last two weeks we spend in Playa del Carmen, Mexico contemplating what to do with our second VW van, La Rojita. She has been with us for the past two years and what a great experience that has been! Taking us from Mexico all...

After several years of house-sitting and staying with family, we felt a need to have our own space again. To unpack our bags and put our stuff away in our own drawers. Early 2016 we made another lifestyle design poster and after the experience of...

Almost three, it is a magical age. Children learn to speak at this age and it is just adorable to hear them yell: 'daaaaaady, I want 'leche' in the middle of the night. Adorable because we realized that that was a true Spanish word at...