On this page you’ll find a collection of some of our absolute favorite destinations, unique stays and itineraries — all with a sustainable touch. In our travels we try and go off the beaten track often to find the best local stories and experiences. In the months to come, our focus will be on Europe and we’ll be adding new destinations regularly.

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Camping in a Local’s Backyard with Campspace

At the hight of the pandemic, when we felt the walls of our apartment closing in around us, we packed a tent for a camping micro adventure close to home in the Netherlands. We booked a stay in a local’s spacious backyard via Dutch start-up Campspace and experienced how easy it can be to switch off, as we spent an evening by a campfire sharing stories with a stranger.

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Island Hopping Across the Wadden Sea by Sailing Ferry

Our former backyard UNESCO World Heritage the Wadden Sea is one of the most beautiful parts of the Netherlands. The sea is heavily influenced by the tides, full of tidal creeks and sandbanks populated with seals, and crowned by five small islands that are all popular Dutch holiday destinations. While regular ferries service all the islands, there’s a much more adventurous – and greener – way to discover the Wadden Sea: Eilandhopper. Every summer, this sailing ferry takes passengers to hop across the islands and back again.

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The Dutch clipper Willem Jacob sails past the beach of the island of Vlieland in the Netherlands

A Night on the Bottom of the Wadden Sea

Of all the spectacular destinations we’ve visited in our travels, we experienced one of the most unique green stays right in our own backyard — the Netherlands — when we visited the largest tidal system in the world: UNESCO World Heritage the Wadden Sea. Find out what it’s like to step aboard a Dutch flat-bottomed sailing ship to experience ‘droogvallen’ and to spend the night on the bottom of the sea…

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The sailing boat Willem Jacob has fallen dry on the sandbanks of the Wadden Sea in the Netherlands