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Visiting Chornobyl

Travel The Chornobyl exclusion zone is a place of interest for nuclear physicists, urbex photographers and end of the world-fans alike. I happily found myself in the position to check it out.

A view on Edinburgh Castle from the Scott Monument.

Four days in Edinburgh

Travel For the graduation ceremony of Zuzana's University degree, We had to pick a nice location. All options considered, Edinburgh turned out to be the best. We spent a nice long weekend exploring the city, celebrating, and eating lovely food.

City trip to Ottawa

Travel My brother and I had the great opportunity to accompany our father on a business trip to Canada. He had to give a lecture at Statistics Canada, so we decided to stay for a week and walk around the city of Ottawa.

City of Westminster, London

London weekend trip

Travel London is a great city to visit. Having been there quite a few times now, the experience is always different. To celebrate my dad becoming special professor at the Leiden University, we decided it was time for a city trip.

Hybridconf in Cardiff

Travel On invitation of Zach Inglis, I attended the conference he organised in Cardiff: HybridConf.

Travel to Slovakia

Travel Another road trip through Europe, to Slovakia again.

Holiday on Malta

Travel Fleeing the rain struck country of the Netherlands is usually a good idea, especially if the destination is a sunny island. Malta definitely ticked that box.

Roadtrip to Italy

Travel We embarked on a road trip, headed for Pisa and Florence, respectively.

Wales roadtrip

Travel My dad and I decided we wanted to visit the CVP video store near Birmingham. This plan turned into a road trip to Wales.

Back from Washington DC

Travel A week worth of American experiences came to an end with my return from Washington DC.

Trip to Slovakia

Travel At the beginning of may I went on holiday to Slovakia, and stayed there with my girlfriend at her parent's place.

Prague 2009

Travel Yesterday evening I returned from an amazing long weekend in the Czech capital Prague. Here's a picture of the Carls bridge by night.

Egypt album published

Travel Two months ago I went to Egypt and back again. Finally I managed to put some pictures in an album and throw that online.

Services resumed

Travel Ahh yes. Two weeks go by way to quickly! On Sunday evening, I got off the airplane on Schiphol, arriving from Cork.

Gone again, off to Ireland

Travel Those of you expecting regular updates from now on, should hold their breath for two weeks, as I will be on vacation to Ireland, starting Saturday.

A roadtrip through Scotland

Travel The last two weeks I was away, on a grande tour of Scotland.

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On small islands

Travel Tonight I leave the Low Country on a plane for a short holiday on Lanzarote, a (hopefully) sunny island part of the Canary Islands.

Waterfall in Norway

Back from Norway

Travel 2 days ago I returned home from our road trip in sunny Norway.

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Jeg trenger å øve på Norsken

Travel Tomorrow I'll be leaving for a two week round trip through Norway.

Geyser in Rotorua

Downunder 3: Heading north

Travel The third and final part of the sage, in which the fellowship visits the smoldering ruins of the north island.

Shotover riwer

Downunder 2: The land of Misty Mountains

Travel Part two of the Saga of the Travels to the South of the Globe, in which our hero crosses the Tasman and arrives in New Zealand.

Sydney harbour bridge

Downunder 1: The fellowship heads south

Travel Tristan kept bugging me about writing something up about my travels to the wrong side of the globe. So here is part one of three.

Malay airplane.

How much is the fish?

Travel Excuse me for sounding a bit incoherent, here's the reason why.

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Off to Luxembourgh

Travel Repeating 2002, I'm off to Luxembourgh, to join my dad at Eurostat. Update: got back, got snow. fun.

Cliffs of moher

Back from Ireland

Travel Three weeks of goodness come to a close.

Carhaix town council


Travel I've been travelling a lot the last 12 month. A week ago I returned from a little trip to Carhaix, in France.

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Off to london

Travel Oh yeah, you know, school projects are such a drag. You have to go to London to interview people.

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Bobsleigh stuff, or lack thereoff

Travel This weekend I was away on a little trip to Winterberg, Germany. We were supposed to go watch the Bobsleigh World cup.

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Back from holidays, preparing for real life again

Travel On Monday the holidays will be over, and time for me to go back to work.

A farm near Clervaux in belgium.


Travel Fall break is generally boring, so you can imagine how relieved I was when I heard my father had to go to Luxembourg, to an Eurostat meeting.

The Afsluitdijk

Holland Tour 2002

Travel Yesterday me and Matthijs went completely mad. We have had this crazy idea about travelling around in Holland for an entire day for some time now.

A serene Swedish vista.

Back from holiday

Travel My vacation in Sweden has come to an end, time to finish the site.