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The Miffy Museum

The Miffy Museum in Utrecht has been on the top of our “to do” list for a while, but the timing never seemed right. The museum is small and gets crowded. Reservations are strongly recommended. Although we love to plan, our local weekend adventures are typically a bit more spur-of-the-moment. With six weeks of summer […]

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Exploring Central Portugal with Kids

Central Portugal has so much to offer we had to make some tough choices on where to spend our time. We ultimately leaned on things we knew the boys would enjoy, turning a day heavy with driving into one of the best of the trip. We left Évora early with an end destination of Coimbra. […]

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Safartica Northern Lights Picnic

Seeing the Northern Lights was on top of our wish list for our visit to Lapland. Choosing to book on our own meant we could tailor the trip to the best experiences for the kids. We chose an evening picnic with Safartica thinking we would (hopefully) see some Northern Lights and do something the kids […]

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Restaurant Prinsenkelder in Delft

When friends and family come to visit, we love taking them to a local restaurant. While it’s funny to watch guests translate a Dutch menu with their iPhones, it’s also nice to show off the fantastic cuisine we have found here. When two visitors from New England came to town, we chose the Prinsenkelder for a […]

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A Day in Ribe & Romo, Denmark

Although we loved our visit to Copenhagen we tend to enjoy small towns a bit more. On our last day in Denmark the only goal was to get from Billund, where Legoland is located, to our hotel in Husum, Germany just over the border. We opted for a day of driving through the Denmark countryside […]

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Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen

A trip to Copenhagen would not be complete without a trip to Tivoli Gardens. This old school amusement park has been around since 1843, making it one of the oldest operating theme parks in the world. Despite reading great reviews of the park I thought Tivoli was going to feel more like a fairgrounds than […]

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Holland’s Flowers by Bike

It is flower season in the Netherlands! This weekend we packed up the car, complete with our bikes and headed to Keukenhof. On this visit we skipped the garden itself and instead paid the €6 to park the car and ride our bikes from there. There are plenty of other places to park your car […]

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Royal Delft Pottery Factory Tour

Most of our travel is kid-friendly but there are a few things to check out that just are not. With two of my girlfriends in town for the weekend, I left the kids at home and we set out to tour the Royal Delft Pottery Factory. The factory is adjacent to the TU Delft campus […]

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Delft Deer Park

In the woods adjacent to Delftse Hout lies a little deer park. A little fenced-in area is home to deer, ducks, geese, chickens and rabbits. This section of the woods is also quite popular for dog walking, so we almost always run into some dogs as well. It’s on the way home from town for me […]

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