Lifestyle, Living in North Holland, Tourism

Pokémon GO Safari Zone: Amstelveen

It's no big secret that Sander and I are gaming nerds. For us, a typical evening is right in front of our PCs with our favorite game on screen. Pokémon GO has been a huge part of our lives since it launched. In the summer months we went out every evening to ride our bikes… Continue reading Pokémon GO Safari Zone: Amstelveen

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Lifestyle, Living in North Holland

Taking a walk in the park

What is it about the changing seasons that captivates us so? There's a dip in temperature and the leaves turn warm colors.  We bundle head to toe in cozy knits and layers. There's the knowledge that the holiday season is fast approaching. Parties will soon be planned and consist of family and friends gathering together… Continue reading Taking a walk in the park

Lifestyle, Living in North Holland

October to do list

There are a lot of little things I need/want to accomplish during the month of October. It's my favorite month of the year. It's filled with autumnal scents, cozy sweaters, excuses to wear long boots and drink copious amounts of hot tea. Declutter for the season. Summer is over now and it's time to clean… Continue reading October to do list

Lifestyle, Living in North Holland

How I spend rainy days

Just yesterday we had warm and sunny weather but today it's been pouring on and off. Days like these make it not so fun to even just walk Booker. The sky is overcast. The ground is muddy and littered with debris of crunchy leaves that have gone soggy. Without a website like Buienradar, we would… Continue reading How I spend rainy days

Lifestyle, Living in North Holland

6 ways moving has changed me

Moving away into the unknown always triggers a rapid growth for the person experiencing it. It doesn't matter if the move is 10 miles or 10,000 miles, there's a change that takes place that seems to be different for everyone. I thought I'd share some of my revelations, in the hopes that the others who… Continue reading 6 ways moving has changed me

Lifestyle, Living in North Holland

What’s in my bag – Amsterdam edition

We're super lucky that Amsterdam is only about 30 mins away by train or car. Since we don't visit often, we like to go prepared. A day trip to Amsterdam includes the following, Pokémon hunting, fast food meals, popping into new stores, and visiting our favorite spots. Taking too much will tire us out quickly so… Continue reading What’s in my bag – Amsterdam edition

Lifestyle, Living in North Holland, Tourism

A day in Zoetermeer

I can't believe September is already here! What have we done so far? We celebrated Sander's birthday on the 4th and this weekend we have another birthday party and a BBQ to attend to. Busy busy! It's times like these that remind me of calmer weekends where we just strolled through town and enjoyed ourselves.… Continue reading A day in Zoetermeer