Walking through the parks

This was my first adventure solo in the Netherlands & I thought I would finally share with you… It started out as a nice overcast day, so a good chance to walk for 1 hour.  Since most of what I knew was what I could see from the side of…

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EU Terrorism

It’s been over 24 hours since 4 terrorists killed over 30 people and hurt over 200 and I wanted to share a few thoughts and stories. Brussels is about 1 hour away from where we live in the Netherlands, and is the airport I used when I came to visit…

Liberty Road Posts on the Roadside still

Luxembourg & Belgium

Sorry for the delay in posting, life is happening and many photos to share from Belgium.  We left Germany and spent a couple of days in Belgium with trips into Luxembourg.  The Best Western in Belgium was nice, it was a combination hotel/restaurant/rest area with everything except a fuel station….

Dutch Visa

Dutch Visa Part II

I believe my experience with IND (Dutch Immigration) is not the same experience as everyone else but I promised an update.  While we were on holiday, I got an e-mail & Ilka got an e-mail on her phone that until I had my actual visa I was no longer allowed…

Breakfast at Zimt Und Zucker cafe

I heart Berlin

I really enjoyed our time in Berlin!  After an interesting start, the two days in Berlin were great. The interesting start was the first hotel we were going to use, it seemed close to everything, and was very reasonable.  As we drove into the neighborhood we started to worry a…