Category: Travels

Traveling. Leaving your own city boundaries and go somewhere else. Just 50 kilometres, or 5000. What does it matter? It’s the great unknown out there!

Vechtdal Overijssel

The Vechtdal (River Vecht Valley) in Overijssel is a very popular destination for campers and bikers. It is a very diverse environment with excellent biking paths. However, for hikers looking for peace and quiet,...

Cuijk – Groesbeek – Nijmegen

Another two day hike. The first day over the Mookerheide and around the St. Jansberg to Groesbeek. Second day from Groesbeek over the Devil’s Mountain and through the Philosopher’s Valley to Nijmegen.

Meinweg – Brüggen – Schwalm

Three very different walks; high sandy grounds from Roermond to Brüggen through the moors of Meinweg, the lakes in the Schwalm valley around Brüggen and a walk back to the Netherlands along the Schwalm...

€100 Schnitzel

I was so lucky to be invited for an after work flight from Lelystad (The Netherlands) to Stadtlohn (Germany) to have a schnitzel. I had never flown in a ‘real’ airplane before (only air...

Pentecost in Valkenburg

In the south of the Netherlands the idyllic valley of the River Geul is one of the most fantastic places for a nice walk. See for yourself…

Historic Nijmegen

The oldest city of the Netherlands, but unfortunately bombed by the allied forces in 1944. They finished the destruction of the city already started by demolishing the old castle and the magnificent city walls....

Marrakech

City of Marrakech, city of soeks, medina, Koutabia and smog. Where horses and donkeys are still forms of motorisation. Great food, splendid palaces and annoying merchants. Go there yourself if you can…  

Ourika Valley

The Ourika Valley is just half an hour drive from the city of Marrakech in Morocco. Although the travel guides say this valley is relatively unspoiled, this only counts for the Atlas mountains around,...