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Welcome to my blog

“Early in our travels, we decided to start our Follow the Adventure blog to document our experiences, share how we get the most out of life, broaden our horizons, open our hearts, and have fun!”

e-Coaching as a Game Changer

September 10 2021

The world is changing. Our clients are changing. Technology is developing faster than we can adapt, and with it, a new generation of coaching clients is emerging. It's time to reinvent coaching!

Become a certified e-Coach

September 09 2021

Are you interested to try something new? Learn new coaching skills? Coach from any place, anywhere at any time? Try e-Coaching! Subscribe now to the next e-Coaching Certification course. Start Sept 22

FollowtheAdventure is live!

September 05 2021

The new FollowtheAdventure website is live! There is a Dutch song called “I dance, so I exist”. Today I feel more like “I have a website, so I exist”

Roadblock ahead

August 24 2021

Follow the Adventure is actually a great metaphor for life. When you follow an adventure you are in for surprises. For unexpected vistas that suddenly appear around a corner.

To be decided…

May 23 2021

Now that I have reached the milestone of becoming a certified coach, I wonder: is playtime over? Surely I have to get out “there” now. Find customers. Get more practice. Start my business… brrrr.

Celebrating a milestone

April 20 2021

Every journey has it’s milestones. Early 2009 we did a road-trip in Argentina and drove from Buenos Aires all the way south to Ushuaia, to the “end of the world”.

Serious Business

November 23 2020

After many months of taking it easy, enjoying life in the Netherlands and preparing for China we are now getting fully back on track. It’s time for serious business – back to work!

Cultural differences in the classroom

October 29 2020

Who would have ever thought that I would get back into a classroom? After my internship at my previous High School back in 2000, I kind of swore I would never do that again.

Back to our roots

October 14 2020

When Hendrik Willem got the job offer for UWC Changshu last November (which seems like ages ago!) we soon realized that Changshu is not a big international city like Shanghai. So the question I got...

Life has a funny way

July 06 2020

Sometimes life has a funny way to throw you something interesting. Something totally unexpected. Something you never even thought about. Something that makes you smile like a little boy or girl..