Read this before renting a car online (through a portal)!

Since we are traveling by boat and there is four of us, renting a car to get to inland destinations makes sense. We like public transport a lot but the Continue Reading →

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

Traveling with teens – are we crazy?! We have always been traveling with kids. First as single parents, respectively, and after Ric and I had met, together as a family. Our Continue Reading →

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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Still stuck

Someone recently said to me she thinks the universe is trying to teach me patience and lowliness („Demut“ for my German readers, I just looked it up because despite my Continue Reading →

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

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New video up!

7 things that make cooking on a boat a challenge

7 Things that make cooking on a boat a challenge First thing to know about me: I’m very interested in food and I enjoy cooking. I like to put thought Continue Reading →