Posts Tagged ‘south africa’

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 […]

Visiting the offices of The Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation

Tea with Tutu

Through my work for Global Exploration, a Dutch NGO, I had the honor to meet Archbishop Desmond Tutu, here in his Cape Town office. He had written a Foreword for […]

We Match Hearts

Q & A about adoption in South Africa

Q & A How did you go about the adoption process? I phoned Child Welfare and asked when the next introduction session was planned. I then just followed the steps […]

Adoption is an Act of Love

Giving you child up for adoption is an act of love Mothers who decide to give up their child for adoption, want what’s best for their child. They’re aware that […]

Cross-cultural adoption, how I go about it…

Rosie’s biological mom is Xhosa and her dad was most probably Basotho but as in many cases the dad is often ‘not-known’. I’m Dutch and live in South Africa since […]

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 […]

Time flies when you’re having so much fun…

A cliche but absolutely true in our case. I was a bit nervous to log-in to the dashboard of this web site because I really haven’t looked at if for […]

So what does a child know at the age of 14.5 months???

So besides raising a child and running a business, I’m also supposed to keep a diary of all the wonderful and funny things my child is learning and doing. Where […]

Excitement about first trip to Europe with Rosie

I’m so excited! I can’t concentrate on anything but our upcoming trip from South Africa to Europe. Of course I need to organize a gazillion things and I’m a little […]

My 5 favourite road trips with Rosie

Rosie and I have been together now for almost 8 months and of course it has been a beautiful adventure. She’s a joy to everyone who meets her and I […]