Pleun buys a car

You got to have a car when in Canada, how else will you get from parking lot to parking lot in minus 20. So, our first mission was to get one and here's how we did it!

Melbourne to Canada…

Our last blog about our trip, which summarized pretty much the whole last month of it. We had a fantastic ride through Australia and a great start of spring in Holland. Now we are in Canada, and I need help from my friends...


I can hear you think: what? A whole country in one post? And the answer is: yes indeed! Traveling hard for about five months takes its toll: we are totally buggered and need a break. We had big plans to move on to Laos and then Cambodia and were then going to drive from Sydney... Continue Reading →


Bagan is a magical place and the highlight of our Myanmar trip I'd think! Read on to see why!


As romantic as Mandalay sounds, it really is not. It's the home of magnificent temples and stupas, some breathtaking scenery and some fairly aggressive souvenir sellers. You'd have to have a heart of steel to not buy anything from them...


We are sooooo happy here in Myanmar! And magical things happen here (after not so magical things I have to say). Read on!

Leyte (south)

We still wanted to see the whale sharks and while we decided not to go for the Oslob option (because feeding the whale sharks is bad for them for many reasons, read here why!) we found other options are also available. Well in theory of course, because whale sharks (should) do their own thing and... Continue Reading →


Way back in September we convinced two friends to come spend Christmas with us in the Philippines. They have been living in Hong Kong for the last 30 years or so, and as it turns out they are on exactly the same path as us: on their way back to Canada to enjoy a well-deserved... Continue Reading →

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