Our adventures in Peru

It’s been a little more than 2 weeks since we set foot on South American soil. We are about to leave the first country of our journey, Peru. Writing detailed posts while traveling is quite hard. We’ve been trying to keep our daily updates and …

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The Big Trip – Our packing list for 5 months

One of your most important companion during your trip (besides actual people), will be your backpack.  In the last few months before the start of our Big Trip, we have been carefully preparing our packing list. We asked some friends who did a one year world trip …

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Start of the adventure – Lima

Yes, the adventure started. A long transportation journey awaited us, with 15h of flying and a 3h lay-over. After our 2.5h flight from Brussels to Madrid (and saying goodbye to parents and Mr. Bubbles), we wandered around in what looked like a close to shut down …

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San Gimignano

Spending 1 week in beautiful Tuscany

Mid September 2016, we planned to go on a small trip before our Big Trip. It was a nice occasion to try out our hiking shoes, sleeping bags, new camera, Xiaomi Action camera, and of course, to enjoy the beautiful places in Tuscany, Italy. These …

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The Big Trip – one week left

7 days, one week. That’s it. What started as far fetched dreams, slowly evolved into real plannings, and pretty soon, it will become reality: our biggest adventure of our lives. We’ve been talking about our plannings, our gear, our stories for getting visas, our smaller travel …

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Planning New Zealand

For Belgians, New Zealand is really the other side of the world. Heck, even from China, it’s still a 13h flight. It’s hard to find more places which are that far away (well, we could go for Pitcairn Islands). Maybe it’s the distance, or maybe …

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Open Beer days at 3 Fonteinen Brewery

It’s been almost 10 years since we first visited the 3 Fonteinen brewery, back in the days the general Open Brewery days (late April) were still being organised amongst different Belgian breweries. Small tours were given in the rather small location in Beersel, whilst enjoying …

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The Visa Hassle – China

During the Big Trip, there’s (highly likely) only one country for which I, Mr. Fries, need a visa: the home country of Ms. Rice. In the last 4 years, we’ve been traveling there minimum twice a year, so the Chinese visa application has been sort …

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The Visa Hassle – New Zealand

New Zealand will be the last destination of our big trip, where we will be traveling for almost a month. At least, that’s what we hope to do. Even though Mr. Fries does not need one, unfortunately Ms. Rice does. Our initial Big Trip schedule …

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Tasting at Lambic and Sour Ale Sunday

The first edition of the Lambic and Sour Ale tasting was organised by Bierhalle Deconinck in Vichte. The event was quite exclusive, as only 250 tickets in total were sold. Beer lovers from Belgium and beyond gathered on this sunny Sunday afternoon for an exquisite …

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