Our Stuff is Here

FINALLY!! It’s only slightly embarrassing that we shipped an entire box dedicated to the cat. Now it’s time for the obligatory apartment pictures. Annddddd…. yep. That’s our apartment in three pictures (minus the bathroom, but who really wants to see that)! For Dutch standards, we have a large apartment at about 700 square feet, andContinue reading “Our Stuff is Here”

Help – My Bike Doesn’t Have Windshield Wipers!

Two weeks! It’s still hard to believe that we are living in Europe and it certainly doesn’t feel like we have been here for two weeks. To be honest, it feels like we have been here longer. Perhaps it’s just the whirlwind of moving and all the newness of the situation. Perhaps we have justContinue reading “Help – My Bike Doesn’t Have Windshield Wipers!”

The first few days…

Well, it’s been a few days now and I think we have started to get the hang of the Groningen/Dutch lifestyle. To keep things a little more straightforward, I’ll just break it up into days. This may turn out to be a long post, as we have a fair amount to share. *Warning: Don’t expectContinue reading “The first few days…”

A Netherlands riddle for you

What’s black and blue and has 16 legs? Give up? My suitcase! …with ALL my pants. …that the airline lost. Awesome. Well, we are finally here! Three flights, two long layovers, and a two-hour train ride later we are finally in the city we will call home for the next four years. Considering we checkedContinue reading “A Netherlands riddle for you”

Netherlands Bound!

Well, it’s official: we are on our way to The Netherlands! After months of preparation and a seemingly endless string of paperwork and forms, it’s hard to believe that it’s finally happening. By this time tomorrow, we will be settling into our new apartment in Groningen. We have a pretty long trip to get there,Continue reading “Netherlands Bound!”