Madurodam: The Netherlands in Miniature

Today we saw every famous thing the Netherlands has to offer, in one afternoon, in 1/25th scale, 20 min away from our house. I know it sounds weird but it was a lovely outing! The kids loved it. We thought we would be at Madurodam an hour tops, but we could have stayed all day. Madurodam […]

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Back to Maastricht

We loved our last trip to Maastricht! There was so much we did not have time for on our last visit. So when Jeff had another work obligation in the province of South Limburg we made a weekend out of it. We spent most of Saturday in Valkenburg, arriving at the TownHouse Hotel in Maastricht just […]

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Morocco Trip Planning

Our move to Europe has opened the door to new destinations. There are so many new things to see that it is overwhelming. Morocco is on our travel wish list. We are closer then ever, so I’m in the research phase. I thought #igTravelThursday was a great time to feature the amazing photos of Morocco I have […]

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Bigs & Littles Blogging Network.

The last two months I’ve been part of the Bigs & Littles Blogging Network. It’s an amazing mentorship program organized by — . It was exactly what I needed to get Dutch, Dutch, Goose! up and running in a serious way. I have been writing down my travel itineraries and sharing them since 2008 when […]

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Me & Mine Linkup – October 2015

I cannot believe it is time for another Me & Mine linkup. It seems like I was just searching for a family picture for September. I’ve been a bit more intentional about asking people to take family photos while we are traveling this month, knowing this deadline would be approaching. Without further ado, here is October’s […]

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Blog Business Cards + Coupon Code

I finally got around to ordering my blog business cards! I printed them using MOO. Moo has a ton of great designs and shipped to the Netherlands without any trouble. You can get 10% off your first order by using this referral link. I searched Pinterest and found so many adorable designs. I was quickly […]

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Rotterdam Zoo With Kids

This morning we headed out to check out the Rotterdam Zoo. Although we can drive there, and probably will in the future, today we biked to the Delft train station and took the #40 bus (the local bus organization is called: RET). The bus takes about 30min and drops you off less than a block […]

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Kids Geography Gear

I am always searching for ways to keep the kids engaged in our travel and planning.  I try to surround them with maps, landmarks and books about the world. When a question about where we are going or a memory about somewhere we have been comes up the resources are close at hand. A Globe. […]

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Open Monuments Weekend in Delft

Open Monuments Weekend is our new favorite weekend. I’ve already marked it on the calendar for next year! It is a wonderful way for our family to pop into attractions and not feel guilty doing “just the overview” tour. Our kids often will not tolerate more than that. We saw a little bit of a bunch […]

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Kasteel De Haar with Kids

Sunday morning we all woke up a little bit sluggish. The cold weather has come in and the cool evenings are leaving us a bit drained. Jeff rescued the morning and made French Toast. We were sitting around the breakfast table chatting when it dawned on me that we only have 150 weekends in country, so […]

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