Each spring when the weather warms up, farmers release their cows from confinement inside a barn. Can you imagine how excited these cows are when they see pasture after several months of being stuck inside? So excited it is not uncommon to see them race and run to the grass and jump around or dance... Continue Reading →

You can’t go to Holland without experiencing cheese in one way or another. Fortunate was I to be hosted by locals who wanted to ensure I got an authentic Dutch holiday, so of course we went to a farm to make cheese. The instructional video we watched was quite dated as the young woman in... Continue Reading →

Amsterdam was without a doubt my favorite part of my visit in Holland. I was staying with my host in her village by the sea which was a little north of the city and had two days to spend roaming around Amsterdam. It is a quirky and well engineered city, easily walkable and everything you... Continue Reading →

Once I defrosted from the motorcycle ride, my hosts wanted me to get an understanding of the history and science behind the tulip so we went to Keukenhof. Keukenhof is more than just a series of gardens, it is a seasonal attraction in which the tulips are grown inside and then transplanted outside and attended... Continue Reading →

After a 13-hour bus ride from London to Amsterdam, to say I was bushed is an understatement. Traveling on the cheap is certainly not comfortable but definitely worth the savings. Unbeknownst to me, the bus departing from London’s Victoria Station did not drive under a tunnel beneath the English Channel or hop on a ferry... Continue Reading →

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