What is Climate Change? What is happening? And what can you do?

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What is Climate Change? What is happening? And what can you do? Ocean Challenges We hear about climate change, plastic pollution, over-fishing and many other challenges. Many things are happening, and they are all interconnected. But what is…

Humans love to suck: glass, steel and bamboo alternatives to plastic straws

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What’s wrong with straws? The heartbroken video of the sea turtle suffering from an embedded straw into the nose, was a warning of the alarming situation that we are creating by using single use plastic items. In the United States, 500…

How to fish when sailing? Or not at all

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How to fish when sailing? Fishing can be an exciting part of a long sailing passage, like the Atlantic crossing – but catching is a different story! On my four Atlantic crossings (combined), we caught a total of three fish that made it up…

Becoming a wilderness women: Off the grid eco camp in Dominica

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Update: The Eco Camp is no more aftern hurricane Maria. But the S family is stronger than ever! Watch their story here on Youtube. I’m sitting in the shade of a palm tree. In the far distance, I can see the Atlantic, the ocean that brought…

Local Things To do in Bodrum | Turkey

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Local Things To Do In Bodrum, Turkey I’m sitting underneath an umbrella on a terrace in Bodrum, having a Turkish coffee.This will keep going on for some hours if not days. It’s tasty and strong. Next to me, there’s a mandarin tree.…
Hitch-sailing in Langkawi Malaysia

A typical day of hitch-sailing: fun + making a difference

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HitchSailing: spontaneous crewing on a strangers’ sailboat. Whether you have sailing experience or not, whether you contribute money or not, whether you found the boat in advance online or locally in the harbour. Some call it boathitchiking,…

Travel packing for the planet: What's in my eco friendly travel kit?

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The ultimate guide to your eco-friendly travel kit You want to travel light, compact and purposeful. But that’s not enough! Here are some considerations and recommendations for your ethical and eco-friendly travelkit. You want to support…

Travelling? 70 eco travel tips for a better planet

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Are you amongst the fortunate few to be able to travel? Lucky you! Now let’s make the most out of it! Not just for yourself but for the places and people that you’re visiting. Our travels can bring huge benefits to local communities.…