News from the PONYO crew!!

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We are slowly catching up. This video is about our sail along the Spanish South coast between Alicante and Malaga, voilà!

How to take your kids out of school if you are German!

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For Germans it can be difficult to get their children out of school to go traveling as the German school system demands kids to be present at school and homeschooling is illegal. That’s why we get many questions, from Germans especially, about how we do it, what’s with school, do we get child allowance etc.

So I made a short explanatory video (in German) about how we managed and if you have any questions please feel free to contact us!

Sardinia to Africa

And we are sailing again! So our engine broke down and we had to exchange it for a new one, remember? Those almost 3 months between beginning of November and Continue Reading →

New video: Escape to Italy part I (Boatnotes Ep. 11)

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Since being stuck on the boat without moving anywhere for so long wasn’t helping board moral we decided to jump on the next plane and go to mainland Italy.

5 tips for happy travel with teens

We have always been traveling with kids. First as single parents, respectively, and after Ric and I had met, together as a family. Our experience ranges from traveling with babies and Continue Reading →

Sicily and Worldschooling – history alive (Boatnotes Ep. 8)

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New video up!

Best road trip ever to Italy!

After taking Ponyo to Sant‘ Antioco’s shipyard for her big surgery we took off for our trip to the Italian mainland. The plan was to fly to Parma, meet my Continue Reading →