Wandering Books

I love books. If you read this blog regularly you know I’m constantly trying to find great books that go along with our adventures. Queue a brilliant program I accidentally discovered here in the Netherlands – Wandering Books! We were sitting in a cafe in Breda when H found a whole stack of fun kids […]

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Breda Farm & Playground

Wolfslaar in Breda was the perfect place for the kids to enjoy some outside time. This free playground, park and farm has plenty to offer for the whole family. The water playground, fairly typical of Dutch playgrounds, is always a big hit with our kids. This one had different tracks you can send the water […]

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Playground or Adventure Course?

We love the playgrounds in Europe. I daily have to shove all the feelings of danger that (a) being American and (b) having taken a few tort classes has instilled in me. The Dutch way is to let kids experience some danger and if they get hurt then they learn from it. You won’t find […]

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Wuppertal Railway & Zoo

Topping off H’s 2016 Travel Wish List was the “upside down railroad” from his Big Book of Trains. Turns out the Wuppertal Suspension Railway is driving distance from our house and was on the way to some work related travel Jeff had scheduled. Our first stop in Wuppertal though was the Wuppertal Zoo. Parking is […]

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