Author Archives: Marijn van Laerhoven

Introducing ‘Love Around the World’

When you have an idea in life you can do two things: you either keep the thought floating in your head until it disappears again or you bring it into life. As today I am not just celebrating my birthday … Continue reading

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Reinventing Myself & Reinventing my Blog

Today is my 31st birthday and today I’m also giving new life to my blog. I updated WordPress and all the plugins and I’m getting rid of 1.323 comments of (probably) 100% spam. Please let me know if you placed … Continue reading

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Festival of the Year Planning Phase Wrap-up

With four articles complete it’s time to wrap up phase 1 of my Festival of the Year series. In this planning phase we’ve selected our Festival of the Year (part 1), gathered a group of friends to join us (part 2), … Continue reading

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Seven Tips on Tickets to the Festival of the Year

If you discovered Fusion (DE), Lowlands (NL) or Burning Man (USA) to be your Festival of the Year (part 1 in this series), I hope you didn’t wait for me to post this part 4. In this article I will talk … Continue reading

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Six Ways to Get to the Festival of the Year (and Back Home)

Once you’ve discovered and selected your Festival of the Year (part 1) and assembled a fellowship of party friends (part 2) it’s time to start thinking about a method of transportation. Will you go by air; land or sea, or a … Continue reading

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Seven Tips to Finding Lost Friends at Raves and Festivals

Sooner or later the following shall happen to you at a rave or festival, no matter how many friends you’re with. You’ll have lost everyone and you’ve looked just about anywhere, your friends nowhere to be found. If you’re like … Continue reading

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Assembling the Fellowship of Your Festival of the Year

I’ve been to festivals more or less by myself, but those were one day festivals close to home. For my ‘Festival of the Year’ I do like to go with close friends that I’ve come to know by heart. In … Continue reading

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How To Discover Your Personal Festival of the Year

In summer time, festivals take place each weekend. Anytime, anywhere. The problem is choice. Does multiple choice ring a bell?  Exams and all. Like you say? Think again. This time around multiple means hundreds and hundreds of options to choose … Continue reading

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The Planning of a Festival Season: 2013

What may seem like so far away for now is getting closer by the day. I’m introducing this post today, on December 3rd.  And what I’ll do is update this very post as I plan ahead my festival season of … Continue reading

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The Festival of the Year

In this series of blog posts I will talk you through the planning process of a festival. And with ‘a festival’, I’m not just talking about any festival. No, I’m talking about that one festival of the year that  will … Continue reading

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