Tag: Western Europe

Travelogue of Europe (Part 1): First Long Voyage, May/Jun 2019

Travelogue of Europe (Part 1): First Long Voyage, May/Jun 2019

“Your flight to Amsterdam Schiphol airport has been changed to Terminal 1,” said the airline staff as she typed on her keyboard intently. She returned our passports and pointed towards a general direction, “Go pass the immigration and take the SkyTrain inside to transfer.” As…

Review: Is the trip to Kinderdijk Windmills worth it?

Review: Is the trip to Kinderdijk Windmills worth it?

The first time we saw a life-sized windmill was at Delft. Walking out of the train station with our luggage, the windmill was welcoming us from a distance. We agreed to go up close and admire the lonesome windmill soon. That happened only at the…

Review of Miffy Museum (Nijintje) in Utrecht, Netherlands

Review of Miffy Museum (Nijintje) in Utrecht, Netherlands

There are free parks and playgrounds for children to run around in Netherlands. To have a bit more of a tourist fun, you can consider Miffy Museum in Utrecht and Madurodam in Hague. More on Madurodam later. About Miffy Museum (Nijintje) Utrecht Centraal is the…

Family Holidays in Holland and Belgium – Hotel or Airbnb?

Family Holidays in Holland and Belgium – Hotel or Airbnb?

I asked hubby to look through the listings on TripAdvisor, booking.com, Airbnb, etc, and he started to feel my stress. With about a month left to book accommodation in the almost peak season, there weren’t many choices within our budget (all others were in crazy…

Cultural Notes 1: About Madrid and Barcelona, Spain

Cultural Notes 1: About Madrid and Barcelona, Spain

If you are like me, one of the things I like about planning is that I learn more about the history and culture of the destination before going. This gives me a greater understanding and appreciation of the place I’m visiting. Hence, I am going…