Wakeboarding – The Dutch Way!

I grew up around a lake and water sports were a daily part of my summers in small town Iowa. My friends and I spent numerous hours water skiing, sailing, jet skiing, and canoeing. Not to mention all the time soaking up the sun on docks, inter tubes and rafts (luckily my summers were filled with more sunshine than the Dutchies get! 😉 ).Continue reading

The Art of Mastering Dutch Stairs

I’m not sure how…but somehow I’ve survived months of living in the Netherlands without falling down the stairs! From my first visit there 3 years ago, I’ve been commenting (ok… maybe that’s not quite a strong enough word 🙂 ) on the stairs there. Yes, yes I understand it’s a …

The Netherlands or Holland?

My first important Dutch topic is my quest for the world to stop calling it Holland! It’s The Netherlands (or Nederland if you’d like to learn some Dutch)! As you can see from the map, Holland is only a small portion of this country. In defense of the rest of …