Romana van Kuijk

Posts by Romana van Kuijk

California dreamin’

Hi y’all, Last month I traveled through California. Hollywood, surfers, palm trees, hippies, LOTS of homeless people, LOTS of expensive cars, bagels with peanut butter and jelly, Malibu, the Golden Gate Bridge, and surprisingly beautiful nature. Here’s my story: Los Angeles On March 26 I arrived in the City of Angels. Immediately confronted with the […]


Dear family and friends, Yeay a new blog update! Although it would be nice if someone would care to react this time 😉 A lot has happened the past couple of weeks. From South Africa I traveled on to neighboring country Namibia. This large country only has 2 million people living in it and from […]

South Africa

Dear family and friends, The time is going fast. I’ve already been traveling for seven months. It’s been a while since my last update. Sorry about that. In the last two months I traveled through South Africa and I took a lot of photos during my stay. The country is really beautiful and the landscapes […]

Surfer Australia

Hi dear friends and family, It has already been a couple of days since I left Australia to go to South Africa. Now I am in Swaziland with my family and will spend a couple more days with them before they have to return home and I’ll travel on toward Cape Town. Here are my […]

Incredible India

Hi friends and family, These are my adventures and experiences in Incredible India: Kolkata, October 20 – 22 I arrived in the evening, took the train and metro to the hotel, and found a small restaurant where both locals and travelers were having dinner. The travelers turned out to be volunteers at the Mother Theresa […]

China – part 2 and the wonderful Thailand

Hi all, I’m sorry that it took me so long to post a new blog. The past few weeks I’ve traveled through the southern part of China, went to Bangkok, had a blast with my amazing roommates in Koh Tao, and I’m writing about all of this from India. On September 25, I decided to […]

China – part 1

Dear friends, I’ve already spent two weeks in China, celebrated my birthday here, and traveled from Beijing to Guilin (current location). This is what I’ve been up to: On September 12, Lisa and I went to the Forbidden City in Beijing. To go there you have to cross a huge square that is crowded with […]

Trans Mongolian Express

On September 1, Dmitri (the guide from Tiara Tours) picked me up from hostel and drove me to the homestay where I would stay before my adventures in the train would start. On the way over there he gave me nice information and tips on what to do on my last day in Moscow. Funnily […]


Hi all, the last couple of days I’ve been in both Saint Petersburg and in Moscow. This is what I’ve been up to: On August 22, I went to the Peter and Paul’s fortress. To get there, you have to walk a bridge where people are throwing coins at a statue of a rabbit. Apparently, […]

St. Petersburg

Hello ladies and gentlemen, it has been 1 week since I left the Netherlands to travel around the world. I spent this week in St. Petersburg and will go to Moscow on the 25th of August. This is what I have been up to in the last week: The day before my arrival I was notified […]

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