Hello Once Again, Armchair Travellers of Bloglandia! If you're absolutely sick of seeing my vacation photos, you'll be glad to know this post is the final installment of the Dutch Diaries. But if you've enjoyed reliving my little excursion with me, well, sorry to say, it's still the final post of my recent trip to the … Continue reading The Dutch Diaries, Part Five: The Delights of Delft
The Dutch Diaries, Part Four: B&B Bij Jeanne (aka “the best!”)
Hello Once Again, Armchair Travellers of Bloglandia! So far, the Dutch Diaries have been a whirlwind of sightseeing, which means it's time to relax a little and settle into what might be the best bed and breakfast in all of the Netherlands. Typing about where we rested our heads at night might seem a little mundane, … Continue reading The Dutch Diaries, Part Four: B&B Bij Jeanne (aka “the best!”)
The Dutch Diaries, Part Three: What!? No Windmills!?
Hello Armchair Travellers of Bloglandia! Welcome back to another installment of the Dutch Diaries, which makes it sound far more introspective and mysterious than it really is. Basically, I'm just showing off my vacation pics. As with last time, we're heading out on another day trip from the delightful land of Delft...and yes, I will be … Continue reading The Dutch Diaries, Part Three: What!? No Windmills!?
The Dutch Diaries, Part Two: Funky Houses and, yes, MORE Windmills
Hello Bloglandia! First up, if you missed Part One of the (newly named) Dutch Diaries, you can check out some big organs, big dunes, and a big (but fun) tourist trap HERE. But if you're ready to hop on the train and head into Part Two....all aboard! Saying Goodbye to Haarlem After four nights in … Continue reading The Dutch Diaries, Part Two: Funky Houses and, yes, MORE Windmills
The Dutch Diaries, Part One: Haarlem, Tourist Kitsch, and Sandy Treks
Hello Bloglandia! I'm back! And yes, I'm completely aware that you probably didn't even notice I've been missing for the past couple weeks, but that doesn't make me any less "back" from my first European adventure in three years. Three very long years. First Stop, Haarlem with Two As Anyway, I won't go into the … Continue reading The Dutch Diaries, Part One: Haarlem, Tourist Kitsch, and Sandy Treks
I’m Starting to Think You Don’t Like Me : )
Wait, sorry, I didn't mean YOU don't like me. It's someone else. Someone big and beautiful. Someone who likes fine pastries and crusty baguettes. Someone who knows wine should be consumed at lunch. And dinner. And maybe breakfast. That's right. France doesn't like me. And, like the self-denying girl who just won't give up on … Continue reading I’m Starting to Think You Don’t Like Me : )
A Stroll Through the Streets of Strasbourg
Hello Bloglandia! Welcome to Part Trois of of my I-don’t-know-how-many part series about my recent trip to France!! Now that I've had you all gape at Strasbourg's grandest attraction, I thought I'd take you on a little stroll through the streets of the city, show off a few other attractions, and sneak in a little history … Continue reading A Stroll Through the Streets of Strasbourg
France Part Deux: Strasbourg Cathedral
A tour with photos of the interior and exterior of Strasbourg Cathedral in the Alsace region France. Includes information on the astronomical clock.
Finn McSpool is Packing His Bags
Hello Bloglandia! I know it's been a while since we've heard from the wee Irish monster, but Finn McSpool is alive and well (meaning, his stuffing hasn't fallen out...often a fatal illness for Beasties). He's so healthy, in fact, that this morning I caught him packing his backpack...even if he still can't quite figure out … Continue reading Finn McSpool is Packing His Bags