• Tulip Island Zeewolde, different rows of tulips with all sorts of colors in a grassfield. In the back is water and the shore with stones
    Netherlands,  roadtrip,  Tulips

    Tulip Route Flevoland: the Largest Tulip Area in the Netherlands

    Admiring tulip fields in Spring time is a wonderful thing to do. Here in the Netherlands driving a Tulip Route isn’t that hard. There’s ample choice. This Spring we drove all 3 of the different tulip routes in Flevoland. Flevoland is the area with the most tulip fields in the Netherlands, so you will see plenty of tulips in all shades of color. Flevoland is a province in the middle and a bit of the North of the Netherlands. It’s the youngest province of the Netherlands, since it’s only in existence since the 1960s. It is land won from the former Zuiderzee. Flevoland is mostly agricultural land with two large(r)…

  • Parc National du Bic, Cosette standing lower looking at the river
    Canada,  roadtrip

    22-Day Toronto to Halifax Road Trip

    A road trip starting in Toronto and via Ottawa, Montréal, Québec City, crossing the St. Lawrence river through New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia ending in Halifax. On the trip from Toronto to Halifax you’ll visit a string of beautiful national parks and historic sites. You’ll discover Eastern Canadian Cities, drive the Cabot Trail and visit natural wonders such as Niagara Falls and Hopewell Rocks. This East Canada Road Trip has it all: Grand nature, cities, national parks, animal encounters, waterfalls, history and endless forests. Toronto to Halifax Road Trip Day 1: Arrive at Toronto Day 2: Explore Toronto Day 3: Explore Niagara Falls Day 4: Drive from…

  • Big Sur coast of Highway 1 on a California road trip
    California,  roadtrip,  USA

    The Ultimate 18-day California Road Trip

    A California Road Trip with Highway 1, the big cities and famous National Parks in it, it’s what lots of people dream of seeing once in their life. This road trip of California is technically a California and Nevada road trip, since it starts in Las Vegas. The whole Californian road trip stays in California after Las Vegas. From Las Vegas to a string of stunning National Parks ending in San Francisco, from there on heading south on Highway 1 with mesmerizing ocean views ending all the way in San Diego. This is a perfect California Nevada road trip. California Road Trip Day 1: Arrive at Las Vegas Day 2:…

  • Grand Canyon, driving from Orlando to San Francisco.
    roadtrip,  USA

    20-Day Orlando to San Francisco Road Trip

    After driving from New York to Orlando and having a blast at Disney World we took our road trip further and drove from Orlando to San Francisco. There are a lot of options to do a coast to coast road trip, we went underneath through Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California. A route which we loved! The whole east coast to west coast road trip driving time non-stop would be about 1 day and 17 hours. But that would leave no time for national parks or highway 1, so we made it a 20 day route. Orlando to San Francisco Itinerary Day 1: Arrive at Orlando Day…

  • To show the nature of Switzerland. 4 days in Switzerland
    Europe,  roadtrip

    6 Week European Road Trip Itinerary

    From ancient cities to National Parks, Europe has so much to offer and you can go so many ways for a road trip. You can stick to one country or cover as many as possible. We’ve taken more than one European road trip, but only once did we stretch it out over 6 weeks. We road tripped across 11 countries, stretching from North Western Europe to South Eastern Europe. Read on for the perfect road trip through the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia, Italy, Switzerland, France, Luxembourg and Belgium. European Road Trip Itinerary Day 1: Arrive in Hamburg, Germany Day 2 till 4: Explore Hamburg Day 5: Drive from…

  • Who's first? Paul and Yuri seen from the back. Running upstairs on the Rocky steps. Paul is faster than Yuri.
    Kids,  roadtrip,  Travel

    23 Tips for Surviving a Road Trip with a Kid Ideas

    After giving tips on how to road trip with a toddler and a road trip with a baby, now we have tips for a road trip with a child. I’ve asked fellow travel bloggers for their road trip with a kid ideas. Road Trip Kid Ideas Whether on a USA road trip with child or crossing Europe, you need road trip kid activities to keep them entertained. So here are our 23 tips for a road trip with a kid. Flexibility 1. Picnic lunches Contributed by Cosette from KarsTravels. When on our road trip from New York to Orlando we had a lot of picnic lunches. This gave us more…

  • Lake Tekapo by Faraway Worlds, Road trip with a toddler, a toddler running between stones and a lake behind him with mountains in the back
    Kids,  roadtrip,  Travel

    19 Tips for Surviving a Road Trip with a Toddler

    Last week we gave tips for a road trip with a baby. But after that first your kid enters the toddler phase, which is totally different, how to survive a road trip with a toddler? So I’ve asked fellow travel bloggers for their tips for a road trip with a toddler. Road Trip with a Toddler We’ve come up with road trip activities for toddler, road trip toddler toys that are the best and the schedule for a road trip with toddler. Schedule 1. Stick to their schedule Contributed by Adriane from Put on Your Party Pants. Toddlers are tough.  They are the sweetest people alive one minute, and inconsolable…

  • Driving during a road trip with a rental car by Beste voor Kids, car on the side of the road with beautiful mountain vista to the left
    Kids,  roadtrip,  Travel

    16 Tips for Surviving a Road Trip with a Baby

    Going on your first road trip with a baby can be a little bit scary. Will your baby respond well to it or will you have a crying or fussy baby the whole time? It was indeed a bit scary for us when we went on our first long trip with our baby at 4 months old. All went well, although completely different then when it was just the two of us. To give you the best advice and peace of mind before embarking on a road trip with baby. I’ve asked fellow travel bloggers (well-seasoned travelers with a baby or babies) what their best tips are. From what to…

  • Rows of tulip field in red
    Netherlands,  roadtrip,  Tulips

    The Flower Route: a Road Trip with Tulip fields.

    The Netherlands is known around the world for its beautiful tulips. In Spring, fields of flowers align the fields in the west of the Netherlands. There are several tulip routes throughout the country. Last Sunday we drove the flower route by car, in the province of Zuid-Holland. A beautiful route with daffodils, tulips and hyacinths. However, the route offers more than just flower fields. There are museums and beach towns along the route. The Flower Route We followed the route set out by the ANWB, which you can find here in Dutch. There’s a map provided on the site. The following towns are included: Oegstgeest Rijnsburg Katwijk aan Zee Noordwijk…

  • Weissensee in Austria, with a perfect reflection of the houses and mountains in the lake. Some snow on the mountain.
    Austria,  City,  Couples,  Germany,  Kids,  Netherlands,  roadtrip

    2020 travels in review

    As for us all, 2020 was completely different than we expected. We had only one trip abroad to Austria. Other than that we stayed in The Netherlands. Luckily we made some beautiful trips in The Netherlands during the Summer. So here are our 2020 travels from month to month. January Just like in 2019 we started the New Year at friends in Almere. We played board games and watched the fireworks. Our first outing was Uden on Ice with my nieces during Christmas break. Later in the month I went shopping with a friend in Uden, while Paul and Yuri had the day for themselves. The last day of the…