The Netherlands

June 24, 2018

“Whenever we cannot love in the old, human way . . . God can give us the perfect way.” 
― Corrie ten Boom, The Hiding Place: The Triumphant True Story of Corrie Ten Boom

Every now and then a story steals into our life and changes us forever.

I was about 16 when I fi...

June 16, 2018

Amsterdam is a city that I was eager to visit. I imagined quaint canals, an artistic bustling vibe, bike paths, museums and culture everywhere. These all turned out to be true contributing factors of this vibrant city, however, Amsterdam is not a place where you can le...

June 2, 2018

Delft is an adorable canal city in The Netherlands. After our successful trip to the Kinderdijk windmills, we were ready for a new Dutch adventure. The ultimate culture trip - trying out possibly disgusting traditional food! We were inspired by Hamish and Andy's E...

May 26, 2018

When you think of The Netherlands what do you think of? Windmills right? Maybe those windmills are surrounded by colourful tulips....and cute girls with braids in their hair sporting pointy hats and wearing yellow clogs?

Of course there is much more to The Netherlands t...

May 19, 2018

We heard about the Belgian Flower Carpet. Every 2 years, a giant flower carpet is constructed in the middle of the Brussels Grand Palace. We were staying in Rotterdam in The Netherlands, and so Brussels was only a few hours drive away.

Did I want to go to the land of Be...

May 12, 2018

Visiting the Netherlands was a wonderful surprise in our life. We could only afford to go because we had been invited to visit some very dear friends in Rotterdam. I never imagined that I would ever get to explore this interesting part of the world that is soooooooo fa...

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