Blogs Diary

Reads from 2020

Ever since Katie was born, my book reading has been very sporadic. These past couple of years, with two girls and running the house, reading has been on the lower end of my priorities list, so I think... read more

Posted on 26 January 2021 | 11:00 pm

Notes From Our Corner

Why Budapest Is My Hidden Treasure Chest

Budapest may not be the first name that springs to mind when people look to travel in Europe. The picturesque and historic Hungarian capital city has a charm that’s left a lasting hold on me. I ... read more

Posted on 26 January 2021 | 3:41 pm

Travel With Cooky

De route naar mijn huis in de Filipijnen

In de Filipijnen heb ik in veel verschillende huizen gewoond. Op de mooiste plekken. Huizen huren in de Filipijnen is zo betaalbaar. Je kutn vaak voor 200-300 Euro all in een prachtig huis huren. In d... read more

Posted on 25 January 2021 | 4:30 pm

Leaving Holland

Comment on Things to do in Buena Vista Colorado – Hot Springs & Hiking in Buena Vista by Geo Pro VS No Boundaries Camper - The BEST Boondocking Trailer - WanderusLiving

[…] wiring and installation of the inverter was already done. We have been able to last up to 8 days in Buena Vista, Colorado while just relying on solar power while working on the road full-ti... read more

Posted on 22 January 2021 | 11:00 pm

Comments for WanderusLiving

In support of pyjamas

I love a comfy pair of pj’s, but stylish too, if they can be found and bought in the precious few minutes of the year I give to shopping for myself. Otherwise it’s the best I see when pass... read more

Posted on 18 January 2021 | 10:05 am

Jumping Off Books

In Defense of an Aging Rock Star with Shitty Opinions

Every day the Internet tells me which artists I’m not supposed to like anymore. As much as I don’t want to enable anyone’s shitty behavior, people have a right to say and do stupid..... read more

Posted on 14 January 2021 | 1:58 pm


Meet the expats – Greg and Juli

From Cape Town’s southern suburbs to Calgary’s deep south, Greg and Juli moved to Canada in 2018. They have certainly embraced the Canadian lifestyle and enjoyed lots of family adventures ... read more

Posted on 13 January 2021 | 7:50 pm

Cape Town to Calgary

It takes a vineyard....and I don't mean Martha's

Last time I wrote, in May, it had been 60 days since schools shut across the state and thousands of ill equipped and poorly prepared parents added “Substitute Teacher” to their CV. ... read more

Posted on 30 December 2020 | 10:12 pm

Diary of an Expat

Making a "foreign" tradition one's own

Every year, our Thai family goes to the family temple for monks' prayers. I always thought of it as "their" ritual...but I finally begin to think of it as my own chance to remember family members who'... read more

Posted on 8 December 2020 | 10:49 am

Cross-Cultural Family

climbing my first mountain

On top of the mountain… Only some time ago I started walking for fun and for exercise. I walked around the Embalse of Guadalest a few times which is a hike around 10-13km, depending on where yo... read more

Posted on 22 November 2020 | 3:40 pm


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