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Wool in Amsterdam

My family and I went on a rather exciting trip last weekend up to The Netherlands. We saw the biggest tulips I’ve ever laid eyes on – many were taller than my toddler with blooms bigger than my hand! 424 more words

The Time I Rode Swings & Celebrated Kings

The Dutch have this fantastic holdiay called King’s Day which is celebrated around the country every year. But the biggest party, is in Amsterdam. It begins on King’s Night, April 26th and goes essentially all night continuing into King’s Day festivities. 1,980 more words


I have stumbled across a few small treasures recently which gave me the inspiration to write a new blog post, so, if you are looking for a new cooking, beauty, drink or eating out recommendation then please read on.  565 more words

What to Eat in Amsterdam, Netherlands

I will be in Amsterdam for three nights.  I can’t say that I am really very excited about food in Amsterdam, but maybe it will surprise me. 236 more words



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Once Upon a Passport (with never-before seen photos)

Ciao Readers!

Today I am going to wax nostalgic, so your indulgence is required (and appreciated).  As we were planning for our Winter 2015/2016 trip to Europe it dawned on me that my passport might expire before then.   517 more words