Tourism

    The Keukenhof Willem – Alexander Pavilion

    The Willem – Alexander Pavilion is one of three “flower buildings” located in the Keukenhof and holds the name of the current Dutch King. Rows and rows of different types of flowers are displayed here but the most popular type of flower is the tulip. The Dutch are most known for their tulips so there’s no surprise there. The flower was popular in the mid-seventeenth century and even created “Tulip Mania.” From there it seems the crazy never left The…

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  • Tourism

    The Keukenhof Beatrix Pavilion

    The Beatrix Pavilion is one of three “flower buildings” that are located in the Keukenhof. This year it follows the same theme was the Oranje Nassau Pavilion. The Flower Power Movement…

  • Tourism

    The Keukenhof Oranje Nassau Pavilion

    The Oranje Nassau Pavilion is one of three “flower buildings” that are located in the Keukenhof. This year’s theme was the  Flower Power Movement of the 1960s. It was a time…

  • Tourism

    The Keukenhof 2019

    It’s no secret that I love visiting the Keukenhof. I don’t mind braving the crowded spaces if I can a chance to look at beautiful flowers. And it’s true, The Netherlands…

  • Food

    Snacks from The Netherlands

    I’ve made a lot of international friends since I moved to the Netherlands and a handful of them live in Australia. A few weeks ago one of them expressed her disappointment…

  • Personal

    Lessons learned from a broken phone

    Sander insisted I upgraded my phone and after much hesitation, I did. And then dropped it a week later. Since then it’s had long spidery cracked running up and down the…

  • Lifestyle

    Dutch Comic Con 2019

    It’s no secret that Sander and I enjoy Comic Con. So when the time for Dutch Comic Con 2019 rolled around, we packed our bags and headed out to Utrecht. Now…

  • Lifestyle

    Panic! at the Disco at AFAS

    I’ve been over the moon since last night. If you’ve been around long enough then you know how I felt about seeing Fall Out Boy live. It was one of the…