Find an updated version of this post on my new blog: Oceanpreneur (Ocean Adventure Travel & Conservation inspiration and stories) You want to travel light, compact and purposeful. But that’s not enough! You want to support innovative social entrepreneurs, and have a positive influence on fellow travellers and locals to help create awareness, Read More
Are you amongst the fortunate few to be able to travel? Lucky you! Now let’s make the most out of it! Not just for yourself but for the places and people that you’re visiting. Our travels can bring huge benefits to local communities. It can also destroy a destination. What impact do you make? According, Read More
A long stretched empty white beach, a stunning mountain back drop view, a steady 20 knots wind 80% of the year, friendly Cape Verde beach boys and girls, good local food, and sunshine, all year round! That’s Salamansa beach in Sao Vicente, Cape Verde. What a kitesurfing spot!
How to slow travel if you have only 20 days off per year? It’s not necessarily about the travel time you have. It’s about the meaning you attach to the time you do have. That is slow travel.
Temple, check! Pretty beach, check! Museum, check! Volcano, check! You’re travelling and you want ‘to get the most out of it.’ You come back home. The SD card is full with photos. You squeezed in most sights from the guidebook. You have definitely seen a lot. Only you feel like you need a holiday, Read More
‘Buenos Dias Guapa!’, Señor Pepe says while watching the TV from his home-trainer. He’s wearing a T-shirt that says ‘Aqui todo es muy bueno‘, meaning ‘Here’s everything very good.’ Pepe moves from his home-trainer to the counter where his ‘caña‘ (glass of beer) is located. Before I order I’m already offered to try a piece of, Read More