As many people know by now, I’m going to walk The Bryson Line out of Bill Bryson’s travel book The Road to Little Dribbling.
Just this week I finished my two-week journey around the Netherlands. It wasn’t a holiday, as some people tend to think, but a trip I undertook deliberately to write about. After spending the last six months of 2017 visiting and interviewing museum directors, some celebrities, professionals and other experts throughout the country, I revisited all these destinations again to make the reports and interviews part of a travel story. The result is a stunning and interesting story about this small kingdom, told from many angles, but unfortunately, the book is in Dutch. On the bright side: I took hundreds of photos, and what follows below is a selection of the twenty best pictures taken during the trip. Continue reading “My Trip Through The Netherlands In Twenty Pictures”
These months are extremely busy. There’s a lot to do before I leave for the United Kingdom: designing the walking route between Bognor Regis and Cape Wrath while wrapping up three books truly does add some pressure to the whole process. And it’s all my own fault. Continue reading “I’m in Australia, Vietnam, the Netherlands and the UK all at once”
It sounds easy enough: ‘Follow that line, and you’ll get there.’ And it’s true. Well, if you’re in a helicopter, that is. Continue reading “Walking The Bryson Line: Deciding On The Route”
I came to Banff in November 2013, knowing I would be spending two years there. Before I get to a place, I never look up any information about it. After all, expectations can only disappoint, and being clueless is, in a way, being on an adventure. I did know that it was in a national park within the Rocky Mountains, I did know that I was going to be a night receptionist at a hotel, and so my expectations were based on the following two basic elements: I wanted to go hiking every morning (weather permitting), and I wanted to use the nights to write travel books. That’s it! Continue reading “Baffling Banff: Welcome to Canada’s STD Capital!”