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 […]
Last weekend, I participated for the first time in the NN Den Haag Urban Trail. What a fantastic experience! A very unique way to explore a city.
There are few things more enjoyable than taking your bike out for a spin in the middle of Amsterdam. There are so many nice places to visit. The Dutch capital is full of treasures to explore. Thousands of good restaurants with kitchens from all over the world. So […]