Movie Review: Maidentrip

Maidentrip is a true story of 14 year-old Laura Dekker setting out to be the youngest person to sail around the world solo. While Laura accomplishes her objective, the experience is not so much about setting a speed record as it is about enjoying the journey, while testing herself and her sailing abilities along the […]

January 17th, 2014|Amsterdam, Cruise, Travel|

Best Things to See and Do in Amsterdam, Holland

Best Things to See and Do in Amsterdam

The first place I take a visitor from out of town is to the Anne Frank House.

When I crave Dutch cuisine, I turn to “Patat met majonaise” (French Fries with mayo) , “broodje kroket” with mustard (meat-croquette); or Indonesian Rijsttafel! The staple Dutch meal is meat, potato and […]

June 11th, 2010|Amsterdam, Netherlands|

Budget Friendly, Green European Travel Options

Budget Friendly, Green European Travel Options

“Are you looking for budget friendly ways to travel in Europe without harming the environment? I wrote this post for the Uptake blog and outlined some alternative forms of transportation.  While Americans like to travel by automobile, in some parts of the world, cars are a luxury and in other places they […]

October 20th, 2008|Amsterdam, Portugal, Spain, Travel|