Holland is calling


Who doesn’t love Friday? This time last year, I was sitting in the best little cafe in the Hague, eating the most amazing Apple Pie for breakfast, because pie can be eaten for breakfast.

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Somehow traveling around the Netherlands, drinking beer and every kind of apple tart, is my idea of a fabulous getaway. Some people find the Netherlands slightly boring as the food doesn’t seem to be up to par to the food snobs, but I love it.

Having spent the majority of my life in Asia and South America, it was not until my 20’s and for work that I got to see parts of Europe. The Netherlands in particular, was never on my radar, in fact, I never thought it looked interesting (which is really odd considering I love history). It was by accident that my husband and I picked a flight into Amsterdam, and frankly, never wanted to leave!

We love riding a bicycle to tiny towns, to see all of the flowers:


To see various wooden sail boats:


To see the most amazing sized cheese slabs in the market:


To stop and have a beer in the middle of the town market:


Or head to the grocery store to find the breakfast aisle looks like this:


And Ikea in Holland has a candy store (yeah, I know, how come we don’t have one?)


After visiting 4 times, I have it in the back of my head that one day, I will move there.

Dip Kid




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