Author Archive | Friedel

Hiking the Montferlandse Toppen Route

When you think hiking, the Netherlands might not be the first country that comes to mind. It’s true there are no great mountains to scale here but there are beautiful paths through the Dutch countryside and recently I’ve started exploring them. Together with friends, I set aside a few weekends a year to go walking.. read more >>

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A Day With Seals in Pieterburen (Zeehondencentrum)

The Zeehondencentrum, or seal rehabilitation centre, in Pieterburen (near Groningen) is a lovely place to visit with young kids. The centre is fairly small, but they’ve packed a lot into the space. There are exhibits explaining about the life of seals and the dangers they face, several viewing areas and regular chances to take a read more >>

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Day Out With The Kids? The Maritime Museum in Rotterdam is Awesome!

It’s the February school break here, and like all parents we’re looking for ways to amuse the kids. Today we checked out the Maritime Museum (Maritiem Museum) in Rotterdam and it ended up being one of the best museum experiences we’ve ever had.  Just arriving at the museum was exciting for our kids, as the read more >>

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