Ringing in 2015 with a BOOM!

Ringing in 2015 with a BOOM!

New Years Eve in Amsterdam...we had no idea what to expect! On many occasions we were told that the Dutch love their fireworks, and hearing them go off randomly for a few days leading up to NYE proved...
A Walk Through The Amsterdam Light Festival

A Walk Through The Amsterdam Light Festival

[caption id="attachment_617" align="aligncenter" width="800"] My Light Is Your Light[/caption] Light can invoke many emotions based on color, brightness, shape, size, placement and many other elements. Think of the difference between strobe lights, Christmas lights, red lights, steady lights...
Sinterklaas Parade in Amsterdam

Sinterklaas Parade in Amsterdam

[caption id="attachment_517" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Sinterklaas[/caption] Sinterklaas!!! Pieter!!! The chanting of the children was infectious. Sinterklaas is a Dutch character that looks a little like Father Christmas, but is really its own character with its own story. For the...
A day trip to Utrecht

A day trip to Utrecht

[caption id="attachment_395" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Photo by: Sean Cutrufello[/caption] Many of us visit major cities when traveling. But if you have the time, check out the cities and towns outside the city limits! When visiting Utrecht it might feel...
Bacchus Wijnfestival

Bacchus Wijnfestival

Can you read the title in Dutch? It says “Bacchus Wine Festival” I knew you could read it! What is the Bacchus WijnFestival? This is a fun, usually outdoor wine festival with wines from all over the world...