GETTING OUT OF THE HUSTLE AND BUSTLE Our (digital) age offers unprecedented opportunities, but has also surprised us with a constant stream of stimuli and activity. Something we sometimes find difficult to detach ourselves from. This programme is aimed at making a journey of awareness. To get in touch with yourself, each other and nature. […]
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DE EASTERN LOOP VOOR VRIENDEN: ZO ZIET DIE ERUIT!
BEN JE ER KLAAR VOOR?! LATEN WE BEGINNEN MET DE EERSTE DAGEN. DAG 1 & 2 WELKOM IN ZUID-AFRIKA! Welkom in Zuid-Afrika! Jullie komen aan op Johannesburg Int. Airport en halen dan direct de huurauto op, waarmee jullie naar de eerste accommodatie rijden in de prachtige wijk Parkhurst. Jullie verblijven in een klein en rustig […]
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WHAT TO DO IN MOMBASA: EVERYTHING ABOUT THIS KENYAN COAST CITY
A PIECE OF HISTORY Let’s go back in time for a moment. No idea exactly when, because nobody knows when Mombasa was really founded. We do know that it was already labeled as a major trading city in the 12th century. Ivory, copper, sesame and coconut, among others, were important export products. Everyone has left […]
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TRAVELLING THROUGH KENYA WITH CHILDREN: WHERE TO GO ON SAFARI?
“CHILDREN LOVE CATS, AND IN THE MARA YOU CAN ALWAYS SEE LIONS, CHEETAHS OR LEOPARDS! THE MASAI MARA This is also the opinion of Annemarie, mother of 8-year-old Sophie. The first time Sophie went on safari she was 2.5 years old. Where they used to spend as many hours as possible in the car with […]
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PACKING LIST FOR HIKING KILIMANJARO
REACH THE TOP NICELY Sunscreen – a factor of 50 or so, you don’t want to be a tomato after day 1. lip cream – I recommend ordinary Vaseline, which you can really smear all over in the extreme cold. Moist towelettes or weties – disposable flannels. Take a shower downstairs again. disinfectant hand gel […]
ETHICAL AND RESPONSIBLE TRAVEL
If you are reading this and you have an upcoming trip to Africa – or plan to put one in the calendar soon – the chances are, that you can say you are in a privileged position. You were probably born and raised in the more developed part of the world and have enough money […]
REDUCE OUR ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT
Nowadays it’s a hot topic in the news and a fiery subject of debate, but we believe in it: climate change is real! We are here on the ground in the African continent and the disastrous consequences of global warming are unfolding before our eyes. The consequences are much greater in African countries than, for […]
OUR IMPACT ON LOCAL COMMUNITIES
PRESENT ON THE GROUND Picturing a dusty office in the Netherlands with dreamy photos of idyllic beaches on the wall, where we make bookings behind our computer screens while the rain taps on the window? Not for us, we don’t do it that way! We are on the ground on the African continent, and not […]
SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL TO AFRICA
HOW IT ALL STARTED… In 2014, Charlie boarded a plane to Africa. With a neatly trimmed beard and a Law degree under his arm, he flew to Kenya! With the intension of starting an internship with an African financial provider, he was set. Although he was having a great time, he felt something was seriously […]
WITH YOUR TODDLER TO SOUTH AFRICA?
SOUTH AFRICA IS REALLY THE IDEAL DESTINATION TO TRAVEL TO WITH YOUNG CHILDREN. IT IS CLEANER, CHEAPER AND MORE EFFICIENT THAN FOR EXAMPLE SOUTH AFRICA! While Emke is chatting with Lotte and Ties, Hidde gets to see the Lion King on the iPad. With a blueberry muffin in his hand and red cheeks from the […]