Today we took a day out from the stress of settling, and had a fun day at the theme park in Enkhuizen called “Sprookjeswonderland“. This is a magical place I’d highly recommend for anyone with young children. It’s actually amazing value too, with an entry price of only […]
The overwhelming task of shopping today for EVERYTHING for the new house. Here, when you rent a house, it doesn’t even have flooring or light fittings. As we’re not sure how long we will stay there, we don’t want to spend a lot, but also would like it […]
Every Thursday from the end of June until the beginning of September, there is a fantastic procession and markets in Schagen, Noord Holland. The West-Friese Markt really is a wonderful experience for tourists, expats and even true Nederlanders.
Well, we’ve been here less than three weeks and have now pretty much organised the “big three”. Dutch Car Today we picked up our Renault Modus. Cute little car. Unfortunately I can’t drive a manual so Bas will be the chauffeur but he chose it and loves it. […]
Tuesday 24th July 2012 All the family went to the beach today. I just didn’t feel like it and instead spent a day alone which I think was actually just what I needed. Just did a bit of research on life here and some writing. Even found a […]
Monday 23rd July 2012 It’s funny, moving to another country. One day you can feel like you’re settling in and enjoying a real summers day like yesterday and then the next morning you can wake up just feeling really homesick and horrible. Spent most of today just feeling like […]
Sunday 22nd July 2012 So what do you do on a real summer’s day in The Netherlands? Get your hats, sunglasses, lifejackets and cruise the canals of course! We’re staying with family in North Holland and they live right on a canal, so today we took the boat […]