Papa Kazmi Pure Cook Book // Review

Pure Cook Book is more than a cookbook – it’s a story about a man surrounded by his family, united by a love for good food. The writing project began after Papa Kazmi opened his eatery in Delft’s historic center. Hills & Mills draws a mixture of tourists and locals and is well reputed for […]

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Lunch at Hills & Mills in Delft

We started 2016 with family in town and took full advantage by getting in some one-on-one time with the kids. H wanted to go out to lunch with just mommy and daddy. We had just finished a review of the Hills & Mills Cookbook, so we decided to stop by and give their restaurant in […]

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Winter Station at the Utrecht Train Museum

We have two train loving boys, so we instantly fell in love with the the Utrecht Train Museum. Thanks to the Dutch MuseumKaart we can stop by and check out all their events at no additional cost. Winter Station brings winter favorites to an already spectacular museum.  The entire museum was given a holiday touch. A […]

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Schiphol Flower Auction – FloraHolland

Just a few minutes from Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport lies FloraHolland’s impressive flower auction facility . FloraHolland’s Aalsmeer is the world’s largest trading center of plants and flowers. If you want to take in the hustle and bustle of the auction, arrive early. On this January morning it was still quite dark as we arrived at 8am and parked […]

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New Years in the Netherlands

Happy New Year! Jeff and I have rung in the New Year in quite a few places. In Hawaii we watched lava flows instead of fireworks. We spent a random New Years in Canada at an Irish Pub near some glowing oil refineries. (It was more romantic than it sounds.) Last year we were in […]

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Trip Planning Using Social Media

Everyone plans for trips differently. Jeff loves to sit down with a travel book in hand. I however prefer to take to social media. Here are simple ways to use social media to plan your next adventure. Social media is perfect whether you are planning a trip around the globe or just checking out a […]

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Tiger & Turtle Magic Mountain

This walk-able roller coaster is another stop from my Pinterest travel board. I was positively giddy when I sat down to plan the Germany Christmas Market Trip and realized it would take us right past the Tiger & Turtle in Duisburg, Germany. The public art sculpture is easy enough to find. There are signs and […]

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Niven: Date Night in Rijswijk

Jeff surprised me with an amazing local date night. After a summer of travel and getting settled Jeff and I have been way overdue for a proper date night. We did a trial run a few weeks ago for a quick desert with some wine and felt confident enough with our babysitter to give it […]

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Groningen in the North

The Bourtange Star Fort was built to protect the only road linking Germany and Groningen. Since we spent the night in the fort we decided to head into Groningen and check out the 13th century trade city. As Jeff said, we wanted to see what was worth all the protection. Parking was incredibly easy to […]

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