The perfect run, walk or ride

Close to the border with Austria lies the cute Slovenian town of Bled. I had always wanted to visit Slovenia and last summer I was lucky enough to go there for a short visit. Now I just want more. Even though Bled is only a small town, it is an amazing place to be. You’re…

Icy colours on a hot summer day.

It felt like the first day of summer. Sure, it was the end of July, but until now it had been more like fall. Just when we started to give up on it, the sun magically appeared and people started to post photos of it on Facebook, captioning ‘What is this unknown object in the…

Travel theme: land meets water

Land meets water in Te Anau, a small town in New Zealand and gateway to Milford Sound. Although Milford Sound is magical, this lake should not be forgotten. It’s a good place to go for a stroll along the water’s edge, through the bush.

Travel theme: outdoors

I spent quite a bit of time outdoors in the last two weeks. There have only been a couple of days that I haven’t been out and about, exploring forests, mountains or coastal areas. There is something calming about being out there. It’s just you and your thoughts, or perhaps some music. Everything is simple. All…

Heading towards winter

This photo is from April last year. It was one of the last good spring days, but you could already see the snow that had fallen in the days before. Winter was slowly transforming the landscape. I am planning my trip around the south Island, but it seems like winter, or at least fall, is…

Swimming in light

A few weeks ago I stayed with a kiwi family. I had just arrived in New Zealand and started my adventure with family life. Although I didn’t know these people at all, I quickly became part of the family, even if it was for just a short time. One day we went to Lake Opuha.…