We just returned to The Netherlands after an 8 month stay in Costa Rica. We traveled four full days with two young children to get home. From Puerto Viejo de Talamanca in Costa Rica to its capital San José, and flew via Houston (sleep over)...

On March 13, 2020 Costa Rica closed its international borders for tourists arriving to the country. Beaches closed, schools closed and people were asked to only go out for necessary shopping, to the supermarket or to the pharmacy. Like many people around the world, we...

Many of our readers ask us if our children speak Spanish by now since we have spend so much time with them in Spanish speaking countries. In this blogpost we'd like to share our learnings and how we approached raising bilingual children. We have written...

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...