I am writing this blog post much later. Today was the day we moved into our new house in The Hague. However it took us a month to get the internet connected! This was actually a huge stress, not only did it interrupt this daily therapeutic process of […]
As appreciative as I am to my schoonouders (Bas’ parents) for having us stay for almost a month, I am looking forward to getting our little family into our own place and we move tomorrow! I can’t drive here at all yet either and am missing my independence. […]
Big day – got the keys to our new house! We left the girls in North Holland with Oma and left around 11am. We first dropped by TU Delft to see if any of Bas’ old colleagues were around, but they were all on lunch break or on summer […]
Today we started packing up the trailer for the move to the new house. We pick up the key tomorrow so getting everything ready to take down. It’s about an hour and a quarter drive each way and we’ve been back and forth a lot lately…we will probably […]
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.