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!

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.

Engine failure on our way to Menorca (Boatnotes Ep.10)

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4 things that can make traveling by boat a challenge

One of the many upsides of cruising in a sailboat is the freedom you have to go almost anywhere. Beautiful beaches, charming port towns and secluded bays – there you Continue Reading →

Storms, birthdays, family visits and a beautiful little island (Boatnotes Ep.9)

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

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New video up!

Latest video: Touchdown in Italy – Fortresses and Volcanoes (Boatnotes Ep.7)

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Check out our latest video: We have a rough trip from Corfu to Italy: first thunderstorms then just storms. Sleep-deprived we are happy to find a cosy marina spot in Roccella Ionica where we stay a couple of days for some tours and boat repairs (the bad weather had cost us our portside position light). We continue to Catania, Sicily for a Geology lesson: driving and hiking up Mount Etna!

Thunderstorms, Corfu and more thunderstorms (Boatnotes Ep.6)

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Canals, Oracles and Fortresses (Boatnotes Ep.5)

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The boys‘ latest video!