Sailing across the Strait of Gibraltar - into the Atlantic Ocean

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SV Eau Too - October 17, 2016. I’m 8 days at sea now. I open my eyes and see the reflection of water moving on the ceiling. I sit up (which is a luxury on board!) and look outside. All I see is water. That’s a change of scenery from the…

Sailing in Greece: island-hopping the adventurous way

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Looking to go sailing in Greece? Great choice! Here's how to explore the Greek Island under sail, adventure-style! Everyday I see sailboats passing by. I just have to be on one. Not looking at one and not only writing about one. I'm getting…

Is it safe to travel to Turkey? A happy note from the sunny seaside

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A happy message from the sunny seaside in Turkey. Because its people deserve it. And for those curious what I am up to in Turkey. Why you should Travel to Turkey "Suzanna, Turkish - English?" Nilsu, my 7 year old neighbour, asks…
sailing in south east asia

Catching a Sailboat Ride in South East Asia

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On to plan B: find a sailing boat in South East Asia with whom I can explore, dream, discover the Asian seas. And learn, more about boats, coastal sailing, and the sea. About plan A...   I landed my dreamjob to sail and change the world…

Sailing back into Europe: The Strait of Gib!

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A lighthouse. Beeping phones. Airplane stripes. Fishing boats. The smell of pine trees! We are approaching Cabo Sao Vicente, the most western point of mainland Europe. That’s what struck me most: suddenly having the smell of pinetrees……

Eating tuna, responsible or not? | Ruta Del Atun | Tarifa

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Photo:  Tuna statue indicating the direction of the wind. Placed in different places along the 'Costa de la Luz' in 2013, when the first 'Ruta del Atun' took place. Eating tuna, responsible or not? This weekend is the 3rd edition of ‘Ruta…
Freediving in the Caribbean

Bonaire: a (free)divers paradise in the Caribbean

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Even the license plates in Bonaire say ‘divers paradise’. Bonaire, a famous destination in the scubadiving world, not so much in the freedive world (yet...). So let's explore the potential of Bonaire as a freedivers paradise!…
hitchhikers guide to the Atlantic Ocean

Day 6. Sailing Canary Islands - Cape Verde

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S/V Sea Ya - 20 Januari 2015. Somewhere along the West African Coast. From the pen+book diary.  2.AM “Wake up, little Suzie, wake up!” Noor sings me awake. It’s time to start my night watch.  I’m used to this rhythm by now. I had…

El Medano Tenerife: a kitesurf & adventure travel guide

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Southern Tenerife seems for many adventure seekers a 'no-go' because of the big tourism developments and touristic crowd. Don’t let this hold you back from visiting the south coast. Costa del Silencio in particular: the south-east coast.…