Merry Sinterklaas!

I don’t think that’s a thing people say, but ya know what? I like it so I’m going with it. It’s December 5th which means it’s pakjesavond (present evening) and if you were a good little one throughout out the year, maybe Sinterklaas replaced that carrot in your shoe with some treats! Tonight is the […]

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Utrecht, the Netherlands

Guys, we did it. It’s taken us 5.5 years, but we made the long and treacherous 1 hour and 56 minute train ride from Groningen to Utrecht! I know our days in the Netherlands are numbered, so I have an unofficial Dutch bucket-list running in my mind. We’ve hit a number of the major Dutch […]

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Keukenhof & Koningsdag

We are just rockin’ and rollin’ on our Netherlands bucket list this year! A few weeks ago, we finally made it to the renowned Keukenhof gardens! We were lucky to have some family visiting the Netherlands, so we met up in Amsterdam and headed about 30 min south to Lisse, where the gardens are located. […]

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The Best Darn Mom & Sis Trip: Video Version

Hi all! Considering we took this trip in September, these videos have been a long time coming. They’ve been ready for a little while now, but I was waiting until after my trip home to the U.S. before I posted about them here. I wanted to share them with my mom and sister first! πŸ™‚ […]

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Summer Send-off (in Belgium !)

I’m not gonna lie. I had a fantastic summer. No work. Lots of travel. Still got paid (thank you bankruptcy settlement). Mid-September I started a new job and you’ll be happy to know that I have been paying the price for my idyllic summer. Nice to meet you up-at-6-am-with-a-45-min-one-way-commute. Long story short, I’m still re-adjusting […]

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The Best Darn Mom & Sis Trip Ever: Part 1

You know when you anticipate something for so long and then when it’s over you feel like ‘wait…how did that happen?!’ ? Β  That’s how this trip felt. Mom & Sis were always going to come visit but we needed to wait until the fall of 2017 (more on that later), so to think we’ve […]

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Hey! We’re back in action! Not that the blog was ever out of action per se, but we haven’t been up to too much since Egypt. This past weekend, though, was a 4 day weekend here in The Netherlands. Last year during this time we went to London to visit my aunt and uncle. This […]

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