When I'm driving down a coastline, I'm not used to finding a national park with high altitudes closeby. But in Montenegro, where it seemed hard to find a flat surface, this was one of the highlights of our coastal drive. Nested between Budva and Kotor, the Lovcen National Park offers a nature escape from all… Continue reading Stunning views from the Lovcen National Park
Grand Canyon of Europe: Gorges du Verdon
The Grand Canyon of Europe. The only tagline I needed to convince me that visiting the Gorges du Verdon should be on my list of must-see places. Last September I traveled to the Provence with my work colleagues, for a challenge of climbing the Mont Ventoux. But since that trip only lasted a couple of… Continue reading Grand Canyon of Europe: Gorges du Verdon
Farewell 2022, Be nice 2023!
My my, another year has gone by. Again. It's crazy to think about how fast life is passing by! Ive just turned thirty last month but I feel like I've only just started my twenties and have so much young life again of me! 2022 has been a hell of a year, and no, not… Continue reading Farewell 2022, Be nice 2023!
Exploring Skadar Lake by boat
When you end up in the ER little over a day before you're leaving on a holiday, plans have to change. At first I thought a total cancellation would be in order, but the damage fortunately wasn't as big as I initially thought. A casting tape around the knee and we were good to go!… Continue reading Exploring Skadar Lake by boat
Car rental in Montenegro and our stressful car return
One of the most essential things for a roadtrip is of course a car. Since we were flying from Brussels to Podgorica a rental car was one of the first things that had to be arranged. For a trip through Montenegro, I wouldn't opt for any other way then by car. It gets your very… Continue reading Car rental in Montenegro and our stressful car return
10 day roadtrip itinerary through Montenegro in autumn
As 2022 progressed and managed to throw some punches left and right in my personal life it became clear to me that international travel wouldn't be on the agenda this year. With the corona virus in the back of my mind as well,, I figured it would be a safer choice to stay closer to… Continue reading 10 day roadtrip itinerary through Montenegro in autumn
Two days of biking fun around the Mont Ventoux
I'm always up for an athletic challenge, as you may have noticed already. And if that challenge takes place abroad, you can definitely count me in. And that's how I ended up on top of the Mont Ventoux, by bike. To raise money for cancer research, a committee at work 'Move4Cancer' challenges the employees each… Continue reading Two days of biking fun around the Mont Ventoux
7 tips to survive 38°C (100°F) weather in Rome, Italy
When I stumbled upon crazy cheap tickets to fly to Rome from the closest airport to my home (only a 35min drive, you guys!) my inner wanderer couldn't be stopped! A four day citytrip in July was booked! Yay! But then came the unpleasant realization that summer in Rome means immense heat. From mid June… Continue reading 7 tips to survive 38°C (100°F) weather in Rome, Italy
Returning to one of my favorite cities: Lisbon!
After two and a half years of training, D-day had fi-na-lly come! Four times postponed, but at last I was on my way to Lisbon to compete in the Olympic Triathlon of Challenge Lisboa. The experience of a lifetime! Not only the triathlon itself was something I had been looking forward to, but of course… Continue reading Returning to one of my favorite cities: Lisbon!
What to do on a non-skiing holiday in the French Alps? – part 2
Yes, people do go on a winter holiday without skiing. Or snowboarding. The snowy landscapes aren't just reserved for those typical winter sport activities. Although we have found out that, in certain areas and places, you definitely are the odd one out if you're not engaging in those activities. But that didn't stop us from… Continue reading What to do on a non-skiing holiday in the French Alps? – part 2