Dit is voor mijn Nederlandse lezers. Na een jaar in de VS mag ik weer lekker met de trein van […]
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Ireland Road Trip
From Dublin to the Dingle and Iveragh Peninsula The hardest part of driving on the left with a wheel on […]
A New Phase Of Life
High school was the best. Everything was new and each day thrilling. Each book, painting, touch, song. Lately I’ve been reflecting on that time, and sometimes I want to reclaim that excitement of when each moment was fresh. But I realized something — settling down doesn’t mean life will be dull; it’s simply time to start the next phase of life.
Coffee Habits: Amercia vs Holland
THE RITUAL OF COFFEE DRINKING is very particular to a culture. Argentinians and Italians down their espresso standing up at tall tables in a three-minute pit stop. Colombians drink small cups of sugar with some strong coffee, no milk. Australians….
Sinterklaas and “Black Pete”
Explaining the cultural history of the Saint Nicolas (Sinterklaas) tradition of the Netherlands and the significance of Black Pete (Zwarte Piet).
Lady From Belarus
So I’ve got this love-hate thing going with air travel. It gets me to exotic places fast and offers great […]