My favorite book blogger, The Perpetual Page Turner, has a reoccurring post series called If We Were Having Coffee and I thought I’d borrow her format for this post. So grab your favorite cuppa and join me! If we were having coffee and apple pie, I’d tell you… I’ll actually have tea instead, thanks. English
This is the 5th, and final, installment of Museum Hopping in Holland. Read Part 1 to find out how to save on museum entrance fees with the Museum Card. Now I know what you’re thinking. “You went to more museums?? Hadn’t you exhausted all the museums in Amsterdam by now?” Well, no. There’s always more.
This is part 3 in Museum Hopping in Holland. Read Part 1 to find out how to save on museum entrance fees with the Museum Card. I have to admit, that I’m actually not a fan of Van Gogh’s work, but when in Amsterdam and you have the opportunity to see the original works of
This is part 2 in Museum Hopping in Holland. Read Part 1 to find out how to save on museum entrance fees with the Museum Card. Dutch houses are famous for having large windows at street level, possibly to show that the family had nothing to hide. With your Museum Card, you’ll be able to
Judging from all the blog posts I read before my trip, Amsterdam’s biggest tourist draw seems to be its Red Light District and its several not exactly legal “coffee” shops. What I didn’t learn is that Amsterdam is actually FULL of museums. So if you’re up for some history and culture, stick with me. This
Happy Halloween! Hello Wonderful Reader, As the Prince Edward Island post series is drawing to a close (the final post will be out next week!) and the Chincoteague Pony Penning 2016 series is about to start, with a few odds and ends in between, I thought it a good time to catch up with you!
How much travel preparation do you do? Do you make sure you have housing for every night? Do you just wing it and hope you find a place? As you may have gathered from my last post, I have been preparing for my upcoming trip by doing my homework. I have used tourism websites and
Hello! I have returned! If you’ve been following this blog, you may have noticed it and related social media sites have been fairly quiet for the past few months. Unfortunately I can only blame this on sheer mental exhaustion caused by bullying coworkers. And I don’t mean the other librarians attempted to shush me one
The tourist season has started in Alaska, and that means the cruise ship passengers are up to their usual yearly antics. Namely, wearing white sneakers and then acting surprised to find mud on the Alaskan rain forest trails! This annual performance of visitors to the Alaskan wilderness always reminds me of Jon Krakauer’s Into the
If you’re the nose-in-a-book type like me, you know what I mean when I say making friends is hard. When you prefer to stay in on the weekend with a good book, or a knitting project and a cup of tea rather than hitting the bars, making friends is slow going. So how did I