This summer, for a limited time only, my brother and I have collaborated to open the Literary Fantasy World Tour Company just for you! Check out our newest tour offerings below! *** Tour Option 9: The Hundred Acre Wood and surrounding lands Tour guide: Winnie-the-Pooh (The World of Pooh by A. A. Milne) If you’re…
Royal Delft Blue Pottery & Holland’s Favorite Bunny
You know that tea set your grandmother has? The porcelain white one decorated with images painted in blue- probably windmills? The one she won’t let you touch because God-forbid you might break something? Yeah that one. That’s probably because it’s precious Royal Delft Blue pottery. Delft Blue pottery has been manufactured in Delft since the…
Step into Old Holland at Zaanse Schans
I reread The Wheel on the School, hoping it would shed some light on the culture of Holland. What I realized is that the small town of fishermen and their families, although fictional, was a great representation of rural Holland in the early 1900s… not exactly the experience I would find today in Amsterdam.
The Lighthouse Mystery of Assateague Island
Assateague Island is a nature preserve and home to the Chincoteague Ponies. It’s a great place for hiking, biking, boating, bird watching, and beach-going.
Chincoteague for the Non-Pony Enthusiast
“This is the worst vacation. Ever.” The young boy in front of us at the Pony Swim was obviously not as excited as his sisters to see real live ponies. He wasn’t alone. Based on my own brother’s grumbling and moodiness, it was abundantly clear that watching ponies was not his idea of a great…