My husband and I have never taken the kids (now in their late teens) on a ski holiday. Instead, we have spent winter holidays in destinations far away from cold Scandinavia. For two reasons: 1) Old knee injuries; 2) An urge to escape the cold and the dark and experience different cultures. This Christmas was… Continue reading Three stiff-legged Danes on ski in Sweden
Victoria Falls – convenient safari stopover in Zimbabwe
On a safari trip to Botswana and Zimbabwe in July, my family and I made a two-nights stopover in Victoria Falls town. Just to brush off the dust of our pants and admire one of the seven natural wonders of the world: The gigantic waterfalls. Victoria Falls town was a great place to visit, because… Continue reading Victoria Falls – convenient safari stopover in Zimbabwe
Portuguese paradise Island Madeira – not just for pensioners
The volcanic island of Madeira is popular with pensioners. This was confirmed to me during our February holidays. And that is ok. Even though we are family with teenagers. And a fine time to visit, if you can live with temperatures between 13C and 22C, and light showers. Wet walks Worst were the days, when… Continue reading Portuguese paradise Island Madeira – not just for pensioners
La Réunion – French hidden gem
Active holidays on Réunion, a volcanic island with much to offer, from hiking, horseback riding, and canyoning in breathtaking scenery to fishing and surfing, if you dare!