We had a relaxed morning at the lodge and then walked for a short distance to the Reuttener Seilbahnen. Our accommodation gave us a 50% discount card for the return journey making it around 30 euros for a family. What a delight at the top to hear the […]
Almost 15 years ago, my husband proposed to me on a walking path overlooking Neuschwanstein Castle. Today, we took our children there! We didn’t quite make the exact spot – the girls were hot and tired, and it was very crowded with a queue to get over the […]
We left our apartment this morning and before heading for Austria, went to check out another nearby castle, Schloss Lichtenstein. I had actually never heard of it, but it’s lovely! In fact people may confuse it for the more famous Neuschwanstein, which we are visiting tomorrow. Arriving quite […]
After day 1 mostly travelling from Den Haag, we booked two nights in Reutlingen, Germany, so that we had a day to explore. For breakfast, just a few minutes from our apartment, we discovered bread heaven! I’m not a big bread eater but this stuff is amazing! We […]
We’ve lived (back) in the Netherlands for 6 years now, and my husband (Bas) has been dreaming of a European driving holiday. For various reasons, it’s not happened yet, but this summer, we are heading to a “camping” in Italy. It’s a very popular Dutch thing to do […]
The TU Delft has a lovely botanical gardens open to the public. It’s open all year around and is a hidden gem just outside of the city centre.
When I first moved from Australia to the Netherlands back in 2002, a condition on my partner visa was that I needed to take Dutch language lessons and sit an integration exam. In 2006, the rules changed, and you now need to study for and sit a language […]