exploring netherlands: the hague

we spent our first day in the netherlands daytripping it north of rotterdam to the hague which sits alongside the north sea on the western coast.  its population is nearly half a million and is a very popular summer destination for the dutch.  our motivation for visiting scheveningen beach was for the firework display that […]

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getting our tourist on in brussels

while we passed many hours in brussels stuffing our faces with things that made us smile we also squeezed in some sightseeing.   i had my eyes set on musee herge otherwise known as the tintin museum 🙂  the creator of tintin, georges remi (his initials backwards are RG which transformed into him signing his works […]

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weekly recap #25 – riga & brussels

q. current home/addy where i stayed (neighbourhood) and how long a. riga (centrs, 5 nights), brussels (sablon, 3 nights) q. favourite meal a. toss up.  either domini canes in riga for its presentation and otherwordly lavender & berries creme brulee or brasserie du gourmet in brussels for their carbonnade flamande (flemish beef & beer stew).  […]

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Coolest Museum in Humlebaek

For some reason there is a museum of modern art in Denmark named Louisiana. According to Wikipedia, the name of the museum derives from the first owner of the property who named the villa after his three wives, all named Louise. How convenient for him. Names aside, this modern art museum is one of the […]

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leeum, samsung’s museum of art

our airbnb host made a strong push for us to visit the leeum museum in the itaewon neighbourhood.  in his words, “samsung has more money than the government so spend your time there” the interior is pretty amazing in it’s own right 12,000 won gets you access to all three of their museums; one dedicated […]

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