holland

Top 10 Things To Do With Kids In Holland

When you think of the Netherlands it’s usually cheese, clogs and windmills that spring to mind. Holland is less often associated with its family friendly activities, attractions and accommodations. There is so much to do in the Netherlands with kids that we often overlook it as a holiday destination. From theme parks to marine parks, […]

Wham Bam Shazam … We explore Amsterdam

Amsterdam is more than clogs and bicycles. It is more than the famous Red Light district, the ladies of the night, and the frolicking shows. It is more than the surrounding windmills, canals, and houseboats. It is more than edam cheese and tulips. Amsterdam is a city of all of the above; but it is […]

Living Like a Local in The Netherlands

Alkmaar!  “The Dutch Cheese City” is in the provence called ‘Noord Holland’. It is also where we have decided to base ourselves for our last few days in the Schengen Zone of Europe. And why? because not only is it close to Amsterdam, but it is also one of the most beautiful areas of Holland. […]

Another day trip to The Netherlands

Another day trip to The Netherlands Back to The Netherlands we go! This is just Explorafriend and I as we have had a kind offer by the people we are staying with to look after Explorason so he can play with his grandkids and go to the movies, so we decided to go back to Holland.We took off […]

A quick trip to France and Netherlands

A quick trip to France and Netherlands We have arrived in France from the Dover Ferry. Many cars, bikes, caravans and RV’s lined up and many of us chatted as we waited to board. We have purchased a vehicle and you can read about how we did that here: http://exploramum.com/2014/06/buying-car-england-uk.html It is a RHD and […]