Home from Holland

I flew home from Amsterdam today, after spending the past 2.5 weeks in The Netherlands (mostly), plus a night in Ghent, Belgium, and a few days in Rome, Italy. My husband is from The Netherlands (and I lived there 2008-2010), so we visited his family and some friends while we were there and ate some…

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Amsterdam Again

We’re going back to The Netherlands for a visit later this year and I’m really looking forward to it. Amsterdam is one of my favorite places, and I loved wandering around the city for hours while I lived nearby. There’s so much there to see and do and enjoy, plus it’s easy to get around. I’ve…

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Booked flights to Amsterdam

Current mood: Because goodbye, money! But also: Because yay for visiting my husband’s family, spending time in Amsterdam at my favorite places again, and going to Paris for the first time everrrrrrrrr. All France tips welcome. What should I eat? Where should I stay? What do I dooooooooo? (Other than wear black and carry around a baguette,…

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Solar Bike Path Success

Dutch bicycle paths are fantastic and such a huge part of their daily lives. If those paths could also contain solar panels to provide their power? Awesome! The company has revealed that its road has generated much more energy than expected — it produced 3,000kWh of electricity in the space of just six months, or…

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