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Kids in Apeldoorn – the Netherlands

Intro. In my previous story about Apeldoorn a I wrote about an excellent place to stay:  the former Cantonal Court. Our daughter Eryn and I had an excellent time in… [...]

Crows Nest – Part 1: Bunching roo paw

The town. In Queensland, Australia, at almost 160 km (98 miles) from Brisbane lies a town with a little over 2,000 inhabitants. One of the stories is that the town… [...]

A story for dinosaur lovers – Canada

Intro. After my previous blog about a Dutch theme park Dinoland I couldn’t wait to write another dinosaur story. In Dinoland, Zwolle, none of the dino’s are real. Yes, you… [...]

Elephant Nature Park – Thailand

Sangduen ‘Lek’ Chailert. The first time I heard the name ‘Lek’ was through my dad. In a previous story I mentioned that he lives in Thailand, so that he was… [...]

Happy New Year!

Difference. At 7 am this morning a cheerful face appeared next to our bed. Our daughter Eryn. She was fully awake and ready to play. We had not expected this.… [...]

Best B&B in Arizona – USA

Adults only. There is one B&B in the USA my husband and I went to that was amazing. Sadly enough we won’t be able to go there for at least… [...]

Photo of the week: IJmuiden

 A wedding. IJmuiden has a special place in our hearts. The main reason is that this is the place where my husband and I first met. Another reason is that… [...]

Photo of the week: the ant hunt

Breakfast. In the summer our daughter Eryn and I were staying in an excellent B&B in Apeldoorn, the former Cantonal Court. I wrote about it in a previous story on… [...]

Dolphin boat – Auckland (New Zealand)

Human auction. I have been on several dolphin boats during my life. Some have been very bumpy, others were a more relaxed experience. However, my experience of the dolphin boat… [...]

The former Cantonal Court – Apeldoorn (the Netherlands)

A small country. We do not often stay in hotels or apartments in the Netherlands. The main reason is that we live in the Netherlands. We can usually travel back… [...]

La-Roche-en-Ardenne WWII Museum, Belgium

The bridge of La-Roche-en-Ardenne. In 1944 La-Roche-en-Ardenne was liberated by the Americans. During their retreat, he Germans blew up the bridges. The Americans however, did rebuild one of the bridges.… [...]

Narbonne, small city near the Mediterranean Sea – France

Narbonne. Narbonne was the first Roman settlement in France. You can still see parts of the Via Domitia when you go for a walk through this beautiful city. For a… [...]

Twickel, manor house in Delden – The Netherlands

Twickel. Sometime in the 14th century House Twickel was transformed into a Medieval castle, also called Twickel. In the 18th century the old castle was turned into a manor house.… [...]

Prague Citytrip – Czech Republic

Prague, a jewel in the middle of Europe. The city of Prague is already 2200 years old. The oldest building is the Praszký Hrad on the hill next to the… [...]

Sneek, Waterpoort gate – The Netherlands

Waterpoort. In Medieval Times the Frisian city of Sneek had 4 more water gates and 2 gates accessible by roads. A water gate gave traders a way to access the… [...]

Andernach Stadtburg, Jewel of the city until the 9 year war – Germany

Stadtburg Andernach is a small city near Koblenz. You should visit Andernach if you like medieval walls and castles. Almost the complete city is surrounded by a city wall. The… [...]

Groenlo’s bloody history – The Netherlands

History of Groenlo. Around 610 Groenlo’s first buildings were built. More than 600 year later, in 1277, Groenlo received his city rights. In 1334 it finally got walls to defense itself.… [...]

Vorden castle – The Netherlands

 Castle of Vorden. The first written account of this castle was in 1315. The current building was built on the old ruins of this castle. During the 80-years-war (or war… [...]

Andernach, Kita Maria Himmelfahrt Church – Germany

Kita Maria Himmelfahrt In the old center of the small town of Andernach is a old church. People do not know when the first version of this church was built.… [...]

Huriel, Donjon in France

During medieval times there was a castle in Huriel. Only the keep and two of the four corner towers have survived the dawn of time. The castle was owned by… [...]