Category Archives: preparation

How to prepare the kids?

Now just two weeks left before we leave Munich. I still have a week of work ahead, which is packed with things to do. I’m completely caught in my everyday life, which does not give me much time to think ahead. Of course, it’s there. Permanently. And my poor colleagues at work have to suffer of my excitement. But still, I cannot grasp what it means to be gone and to start our trip. Anyway, if I cannot do it, how could Linnéa with her 3 years of age. Continue reading

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Passport

I guess you’ll know it from every second big project you have to drive. You have a plan, you start on executing and you have the feeling that everything is going alright. You have the things under control it seems. But of course, you’ll know that it doesn’t go on as smoothly. That unforeseeable things will happen. How good you are, you can see in your reaction handling the situation. Panic is never a good thing. So, let’s see.

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How to get where you want to go?

After getting the idea of what you want to do and where to go, the difficult part starts: How to get there? This is actually harder than I thought. Within Europe there’s no question. Start some of the comparing portals, throw in your dates. Give some details. A return flight or not? Flexible dates? How many persons? Choose the best airline you get according to your price limit and off you go. It doesn’t matter how much luggage you get for the price, as the trip is short. And, it doesn’t matter, if you can change the dates in case something goes wrong, as the dates are fixed anyway. All in all an easy thing, done within half an hour.

Planning a continuous trip covering at least three continents and quite some countries, without being quite sure about the destinations, dates and price limit for each segment is a different story. So we started researching. At the end, we found three reasonable ways to do it:

  1. Go to one of the big airline alliances and book your ticket
  2. Use online portals, like indie, to get help along the way.
  3. Do it yourself

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