ARTIS, Amsterdam Royal Zoo

Quality Time in ARTIS I was so cross with my mummy this morning!  I wasn’t aware I could have that much of a temper! GRANDPARENT BONDING I spent an entire day planning a fantastic day out for my future mamie and myself as I...

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In memory of Rembrandt

The Year of Rembrandt The last weeks have been full of history. You know, my parents are really culturally minded and they reckon it is important for me to get acquainted with art & culture from a very young age. As I want to...

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Jammed Tomatoes

As a tomato is actually a piece of fruit, more precisely belonging to the berry family, I reckon turning them into jam is really a nice idea. Before sharing mummy’s favourite tomato & apple jam recipe with you, I would like to tell you...

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Psst, don’t tell mummy . . .

Psst, don’t tell mummy I shared her 3 Amsterdam gourmet street-food favourites with you Everywhere you go in Amsterdam, you can grab something to eat. The choice is extensive. Not only can you choose from different cuisines - ranging from Dutch to something a...

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Alkmaar Kaeskoppenstad

Yearly historic event taking you back to the 16th century I’m so excited!! My parents are taking me to the fantastic historic event in the lovely city of Alkmaar, situated 40 km north-west of Amsterdam – about 30 minutes by car - during the...

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Zuiderzee outdoor museum in Enkhuizen

Going back 100 years in Dutch time: Zuiderzee outdoor museum in Enkhuizen. Typical old fishing village crafts are being demonstrated by people in traditional outfits, such as booting and tanning of fishing nets, fish smoking, making wooden barrels, weaving baskets, doing laundry without the...

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Utrecht, a Dutch city gem

When you think of Holland, most of you will automatically picture Amsterdam. Beyond doubt, Amsterdam is one of the most fantastic and enchanted places to go to in the Netherlands, but there are so many other interesting cities worth a visit in the Netherlands,...

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Welcome Harry!

I’m so excited! I just got a message from my expat FB-friend Harry, who is living in Hongkong with his expat parents and who only recently experienced his big “drop-out”. Can you imagine how jealous I was at first? I know it’s not nice...

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I’m back, at last …

There is really nothing that beats an afternoon at the seaside. In fact, there is nothing that beats our favourite beach place. Whenever mummy feels a bit stressed or distressed – which I sometimes reckon to be the cause of – spending a few...

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