Single parent travel & adventures

The veranda

Kurland Hotel, Plettenberg Bay, truly kidsfriendly and amazing gourmet food!

On our road trip last April we were invited to come and stay at the Kurland Hotel in Plettenberg Bay, about 7 hours drive from Cape Town. We were supposed […]

How to plan a European city trip with a 1 year old child

Dreaming up trips to new destinations is one of my favorite things to-do. I do it constantly. The so-called ‘bucket list’ is still quite long which means each year some […]

Kidsfriendly holidays versus ‘we don’t mind kids’

During our last road trip to the Eastern Cape, South Africa, I got to learn the difference between truly kidsfriendly and ‘we don’t mind kids’. We were really looking forward […]

2 moms, 2 babies, 12 days on the road and a LOT of bananas..

People often ask me: How do you DO all those things with Rosie?? To be honest, I still don’t know what to reply because I wouldn’t know any other way. […]

Enjoying a delicious lunch at Creation Wines while the kids are entertained….

A few weeks ago I went to Hermanus with a couple of other moms. Before planning the get-away we didn’t know each very well but we had in common that […]

Encountering friendliness all around..

Rosie and I have just returned to Cape Town from a 2 months stay in Europe. We mainly stayed in the south of The Netherlands in a small village called […]

Planning a European city trip with a 1 year old

I’ve discovered that traveling with 1 year old is completely different than traveling on my own. DA!! Yes, I didn’t realize some of the things I will mention below: 1. […]

When the next trip is no longer priority…

Plans were made, meticulously if I may say so. We would travel to Munich first to stay a couple of days with one of my best friends. After a long […]

Traveling with baby on the Gautrain, no problem!

In March I traveled with Rosie on the Gautrain from OR Tambo to Sandton City and back. My family was about to arrive from Holland on the late KLM flight […]

5 to-do things to enjoy a comfortable flight with your baby

Traveling with a child can be stressful. There are people who don’t even try it. People always ask me: How on earth do you handle it all as a single […]