The Importance of being Bored

The last time I was bored was in New Zealand at the end of December / beginning of January. It was wonderful. I was there for...

A Magical Weekend in Budapest

While most of my travel in April was for business, I somehow managed a last-minute long weekend trip to Budapest for pleasure to visit a friend....

The Windmills of Zaanse Schans

One of the most unforgettable things I did on my last trip to The Netherlands was visit Zaanse Schans. I already wrote about Clog Making (sooooo...

Brands That Feel Like Home

I was in the UK last year with new flats, and of course they cut into the back of my ankles to the point where I...

Uitwaaien: A Walk in the Wind

One of my favorite days in the Netherlands was when my Dutch friend took me on an Uitwaaien adventure. Uitwaaien literally means to walk in the...

Zaanse Schans: Clogs for Every Occasion!

One of my big bucket list items for my trip to Amsterdam this time was to see the famous windmills. I'll write about those soon (wow!...

Breaking Out of Solo Travel

For the past few weeks, I've been taking it easy with work while recovering from a big work project, so I've been focusing on the touristy...