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A Day in Ribe & Romo, Denmark

Although we loved our visit to Copenhagen we tend to enjoy small towns a bit more. On our last day in Denmark the only goal was to get from Billund, where Legoland is located, to our hotel in Husum, Germany just over the border. We opted for a day of driving through the Denmark countryside […]

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Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen

A trip to Copenhagen would not be complete without a trip to Tivoli Gardens. This old school amusement park has been around since 1843, making it one of the oldest operating theme parks in the world. Despite reading great reviews of the park I thought Tivoli was going to feel more like a fairgrounds than […]

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Holland’s Flowers by Bike

It is flower season in the Netherlands! This weekend we packed up the car, complete with our bikes and headed to Keukenhof. On this visit we skipped the garden itself and instead paid the €6 to park the car and ride our bikes from there. There are plenty of other places to park your car […]

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Royal Delft Pottery Factory Tour

Most of our travel is kid-friendly but there are a few things to check out that just are not. With two of my girlfriends in town for the weekend, I left the kids at home and we set out to tour the Royal Delft Pottery Factory. The factory is adjacent to the TU Delft campus […]

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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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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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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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