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LEGO World 2017: A Must For LEGO Fans

The autumn school holidays are coming up here in the Netherlands (herfstvakantie) and we’re getting ready for one of our must-do events of the year: LEGO World in Utrecht. For an entire week, the conference venue the Jaarbeurs (next to Utrecht Central Station) is filled with LEGO. To give you an idea of the scale, 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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