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Amsterdam Girls Weekend: Hits & Misses

When you’re a mom of three boys it’s important to grab any opportunity you get for some adult girl time. With Amsterdam just an hour away by train from Delft a girlfriend and I took advantage of a free hotel night to explore Amsterdam without our kids or husbands in tow. We mixed a few […]

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Amsterdam Food Tour // Review

Even after living in the Netherlands for three years I was excited to take part in the Jordaan Amsterdam Food Tour. The tour includes twelve food tastings over the course of four hours. You’ll get the chance to sample most of the well known foods in Dutch cuisine. Although we’ve run across many of these […]

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A Quick Stop at Amsterdam’s Museum Square

A few weeks ago I was double-checking a few things and noticed that my passport had less then 6 months to expiration. That may seem like plenty of time to process a renewal but many countries won’t let you enter with a passport that expires in the next six months. I immediately scheduled an appointment […]

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Strolling around Amsterdam // Photos

I found myself a few blocks outside of Amsterdam’s busy core in a more residential neighborhood. I was strolling around Amsterdam. I honestly can’t say exactly where I was. A friend and I were out for a walk and couldn’t take the crowds much longer. We walked a few blocks away from the congestion and […]

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Amsterdam Canal Boat Rental with Kids

As part of our staycation in Amsterdam we wanted to take to the water and explore by boat. On our winter Amsterdam visit we took one of the generic boat tours through the canal. They had a kids tour and we pumped the kids full of snacks to keep them quiet so we could enjoy […]

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Artis Zoo & Micropia for Kids, Amsterdam

Over the summer we decided to do a small staycation in Amsterdam. We typically make the 45 min commute to do an event or activity and then head back to Delft. This time we decided to get a house for a few nights at a holiday park, Droompark Spaarnwoude, and spent four days enjoying Amsterdam’s […]

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Amsterdam Bos for Kids

As part of our summer staycation we headed to Amsterdam to find things the kids would love. We stayed at a holiday park just outside of the city, giving us access to the surrounding area. We drove up on a Friday morning and dropped our Big Little off at the most fun little summer camp […]

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Alternative Amsterdam Lodging with Kids

There are always a lot of questions about finding a great place to stay when visiting Amsterdam. There are plenty of hotels, but finding something that is particularly kid-friendly can be difficult. On a summer weekend we decided to do a four day staycation in Amsterdam. We wanted to have the car with us so […]

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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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