Netherlands: Amsterdam

We spent a week in Amsterdam house- and pet-sitting. Generally, when we take care of dogs, our time to tour an area is limited. But our little charge at this sit was much happier being at home and even preferred to skip walks except when taking care of business. Her owners referred to her as... Continue Reading →

Netherlands: North Holland

We were booked for a one-week house sit in Amsterdam (covered in the next post) but thought we'd like a little more time in that city. We either left it too long or Amsterdam is crazy expensive (or both) because any AirBnBs or hotel rooms there for a late-June week were prohibitively expensive. Since part... Continue Reading →

Netherlands: The Hague/Den Haag (part 1)

With our son and his family newly settled in The Netherlands, our first stop on our first journey in two years had to be their adopted city of The Hague (Den Haag in Dutch). After an uneventful KLM flight from Vancouver to Amsterdam, we purchased our train card (see TripBits) and then followed signs (and... Continue Reading →

Finally, we are off again

The world is certainly not healthy yet, but we've decided it's time to expand our nomadic borders from the two provinces in Canada that we've been pinballing around in for the last two years. On Monday, May 2, 2022, we board our first plane since being recalled from New Zealand in March 2020, and off... Continue Reading →

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