Food Food in California Food in North Holland

    The Dutch and American Treats

    The Dutch have a million delicious treats to eat but I always find myself wanting more. I came from California, a place known for taking food flavors above and beyond of what they normally are. I’ve had Mexican and Asian fusion foods, I’ve had gourmet cheese toast, and even brownies that I still dream about. When it comes to what the Dutch groceries sell, the selection is vast but lacking. Many cookies are the same simple vanilla flavors with sugar…

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  • Personal

    A Shiba Inu Update

    Wow, it’s been a hot minute since I wrote about the dogs. If you’re new to this space, then welcome! I’ve got two loveable Shiba Inu dogs, Booker and Haru. Booker’s…

  • Personal

    How I found friendship in a MMORPG

    I’ve discussed how I’m not good at being a social person. I even have a post about why I have few friends and why that’s OK. I tend to have a…

  • Food

    Tokyo Ramen in Amstelveen

    Sander and I love ramen. Maybe a little too much. I’ve often written about Ramen-Ya in Amsterdam. The food there is amazing and we always go when we can. But sometimes…

  • Shopping Tourism

    TomoFair Haul

    We’ve been to a few conventions in the past and we’ve always had a good time. This year we wanted to revisit Tomofair. It’s been a few years since we last…

  • Personal

    5 Things I wish I knew at 22

    Whew. It’s not easy being a New Year’s baby. For years I felt an invisible pressure over my head. Not only was I starting the year fresh, I would start it…

  • Personal

    My 2020 Plans

    Oh my gosh you guys, it’s the end of a decade! I was 12 years old when 2000 rolled around and I can’t say I was prepared for the future. So…