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The Late Honeymoon/One Year Anniversary Recap Part 2: Amsterdam and Volendam

Today I’ll be sharing some pictures and experiences from the second part of our late honeymoon/one year anniversary trip: the Netherlands.

Before getting to the good stuff, though, I just have to share a couple of pictures from our flight to Europe: 1,334 more words


Havent masterd the manual technique quite yet :-(

It was supposed to be a relaxing Saturday afternoon ride with my wife, but went wrong in the first 5 minutes of our ride while trying to manual the bike over roots and tree trunks. 27 more words


The quest for Vegan Cheese

In The Netherlands there’s a challenge at the supermarket. It’s hidden in the small print.

In the UK, twenty years ago there was a scandal in the food industry. 369 more words


Where to start....

Hello Everyone,

Goodmorning. I’m going to try this in English, but because I’m actually from the Netherlands my English may be off sometimes.

When I woke up this morning, I felt down. 480 more words


Today in World History: November 24th

Tasmania, an island in the south Pacific Ocean and part of Australia, was discovered by a Dutch explorer in 1642. Abel Tasman, who the island is named after, was also the discoverer of New Zealand. 25 more words


Go Dutch, or Go Home

I returned home from the Netherlands one week ago, suffering from mild food poisoning. The culprit: taramasalata, a Greek dip made of cod roe, bread crumbs or mashed potatoes, lemon juice, vinegar and olive oil. 530 more words



Last weekend, for the third time, I went to the city of canals. No, not Birmingham – I’ve been there way more than three times – but Amsterdam (actually known as the city of Diamonds, or was that just some clever advertising on our map?) Since I’d already been twice I ended up doing a few things that I’d already done but also a couple of things I haven’t. 98 more words