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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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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first 24 hours in zagreb (croatia)

jojo: what do i like? -being the capital of croatia, big city = options.  have options for food other than grilled meat, pasta and pizza.  woohoo! -very accessible city.  many tram lines, all above ground meaning no time spent walking through mazes of subway stations.  the trams also run very frequently -the town feels empty, […]

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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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