Kid-Friendly Weekend in Amsterdam

Although we live an hour by train from Amsterdam it often feels like we just don’t have enough time to explore everything the city has to offer. With friends coming into town, we decided to rent a houseboat and stay for the weekend, giving us plenty of time to explore the city. Sleeping in a houseboat […]

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A Fun Food Tour in Den Haag

It can be frustrating when you live in a city and feel like you do not know the best places for food and drink. Our house is situated in Delft, between Den Haag and Rotterdam so we really have three cities to learn. This has been a challenge for us because learning about food joints […]

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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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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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