Travel Blogs from Amstelveen, Netherlands

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Meeting with Ms. van Laar, Amstelveen, Netherlands travel blog

Meeting with Ms. van Laar

A travel blog entry by msbrookstravels

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Ms. van Laar traveled to the Netherlands over the February school break and she was nice enough to meet up with me to have breakfast during her short stay in her native country. (For those of you who don't know Ms. van Laar, she is a teacher at the same ...

13,4 kilo, Amstelveen, Netherlands travel blog

13,4 kilo

A travel blog entry by miranda.nl

Zo, luitjes..... het rugzakkie ;-) is ingepakt. De afgelopen maanden zou ik extra gaan fitnessen zodat ik een betere conditie zou hebben op de vakantie... ehm... nou dat heb ik niet gedaan :-( Maar met de 13,4 kilo die ik gisteren ingepakt heb ...

De voorbereiding / A preparašao..., Amstelveen, Netherlands travel blog

De voorbereiding / A preparašao...

A travel blog entry by miranda.nl

Zo, nog 4,5 week en dan is het zover... wordt toch tijd om te kijken of ik alles heb.... Zou het allemaal gaan passen in mijn rugzak? Volgens mijn broer moet ik gewoon 20 kilo meenmen en ... hij zegt " dat is toch helemaal niet veel?"  Maar goed, ...

Visited Gyongyi's English Class, Amstelveen, Netherlands travel blog

Visited Gyongyi's English Class

A travel blog entry by cathycross

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Today we got up and went to Gyongyi's work again.  She was very busy so I read a book, drank coffee and visited with some of her colleagues.  We left about 11:00 and came home for lunch.  Her mother made borsos tokany which is a ...

Bye bye Australia, Amstelveen, Netherlands travel blog

Bye bye Australia

A travel blog entry by miranda.nl

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Hi mates, Zo, het is zover... ik ga Australia weer verlaten... terug naar huis :-(((((( Ik het zo'n ontzettend mooie, gave, leuke, geweldige, gezellige, leuke, fantastische, wondermooie superrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr goede vakantie ...

A Relatively Relaxed Day, Amstelveen, Netherlands travel blog

A Relatively Relaxed Day

A travel blog entry by cathycross

... I tried to sleep in a bit as we had such a storm last night.  Gyongyi came home around 11:30 and we went to Amstelveen for her to teach her English students.  They are all such lovely people and seemed genuinely glad to see me again.  We ...

[ Bikers galore and funky clogs ], Amstelveen, Netherlands travel blog

[ Bikers galore and funky clogs ]

A travel blog entry by twilightmist

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... able to conclude that the Dutch are a very laid-back and amiable group of people. At Klompenmakerij Ratterman in Amstelveen, I purchased a bunch of Dutch souvenirs. They ranged from quaint and quirky to horribly touristy things like little Dutch clog ...

Maureen's visit to NL, Amstelveen, Netherlands travel blog

Maureen's visit to NL

A travel blog entry by kerryco64

More coming soon... Maureen's visit (albert cupystraat market, fish & meatball dinner, pannekoeken with nutella, canal cruise, biking in the bos, van gogh ...

The sisters meet, Amstelveen, Netherlands travel blog

The sisters meet

A travel blog entry by stef5353

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We had just over an hours drive from Eerbeek to Amstelveen to meet up with Pam and Wouter and were welcomed with open arms. It has been 4 years since the last meeting. After some shopping and settling in we sat around and talked. Wednesday ...

Our Apartment & IKEA!, Amstelveen, Netherlands travel blog

Our Apartment & IKEA!

A travel blog entry by kerryco64

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I have included some photos of our apartment here. The modern decorations are not really the style I would have picked but they are better than the "posters on the wall, mattress on the floor for a bed" - college style I have been used to. The men that ...

Between Christmas and New Year's, Amstelveen, Netherlands travel blog

Between Christmas and New Year's

A travel blog entry by kerryco64

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Burrito Night, Amstelveen, Netherlands travel blog

Burrito Night

A travel blog entry by kerryco64

More coming soon... having Emily over for burrito/mojito night (Thursday 20 ...

My Third French Love: Arras and Picardy, Amstelveen, Netherlands travel blog

My Third French Love: Arras and Picardy

A travel blog entry by gogan

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... actual text, to come latter, will be dedicated to Arras in Picardy. It takes just about three hours tough driving from Amstelveen (via Utrecht) to reach Arras without entering either Antwerpen (Anvers), Gent or Lille. Earlier, 5-6 year ago, I could do ...

Day Trip with Driver - Day Nine, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Day Trip with Driver - Day Nine

A travel blog entry by djh1959

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After yet another amazing breakfast, we were picked up for our private day tour by Ray from Private Holland Tours. Ray was a wonderful guide who showed us quite a few interesting towns. We started out in Monnickendam and Ray walked with us explaining ...

School and Farm on Tuesday, Amstelveen, Netherlands travel blog

School and Farm on Tuesday

A travel blog entry by iowabarb

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... about farming and regulations governing farmers with them.      Then we visited Merel's pre-school class in Amstelveen. How delightful to see the 30-some 5 year-olds sit down quietly on their chairs and listen to their teacher. We gave ...

Vreeland, Nigtevecht and the garden center, Amstelveen, Netherlands travel blog

Vreeland, Nigtevecht and the garden center

A travel blog entry by iowabarb

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     We saw so many wonderful places today that we can hardly remember the names of the towns we visited! Serge and Renate took us out for a spin and we covered quite a bit of territory looking for tractors, windmills and birds. It was a ...

bos, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

bos

A travel blog entry by fyffes2

lived in a shed, actually it was smaller than a shed, and was like 20 tram stops from the city ...

Prepping, Amstelveen, Netherlands travel blog

Prepping

A travel blog entry by pam.lambeck

Finally. Let the fun begin. That is, prepping! Left the office behind yesterday and today is the first day to enjoy a month long of exploring the USA. This year is very special to us. Our girls graduated and are moving on to study. My husband and I ...

Thalys from Paris to Amsterdam - Day Six, Paris to Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Thalys from Paris to Amsterdam - Day Six

A travel blog entry by djh1959

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We checked out of our hotel and used the hotel shuttle to get to Gare du Nord. We deliberately arrived early in order to purchase snacks for on the train.  We had booked first class seats on the Thalys, but wanted to be prepared in case we weren't ...

Ice cream on Sunday, Amstelveen, The Netherlands travel blog

Ice cream on Sunday

A travel blog entry by simplyb

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I hope we can just walk down the road like we do now and enjoy an ice cream...the kids love it. It's part of our Sunday routine. Good to get some new routines set up when we get to the Simply B ...

Sleepovers, Amstelveen, The Netherlands travel blog

Sleepovers

A travel blog entry by simplyb

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Another great thing is having friends over for a sleepover. It usually entails a movie night with marshmallows. This is Lilly with her friend Isabelle dancing to the Gypsy Kings! In Mr B's sombrero that he got travelling I'm Mexico - bringing it back on ...

Our Story, Amstelveen, The Netherlands travel blog

Our Story

A travel blog entry by simplyb

"The biggest adventure you can take, is to live the life of your dreams" Oprah Winfrey Mr & Mrs B and their 4 little B's left 20 years of office work, travelling the world from one meeting room to the next. Eating and using products with things in ...

Our Products, Amstelveen, The Netherlands travel blog

Our Products

A travel blog entry by simplyb

Mr & Mrs B find it fascinating how you can take simple, pure ingredients and combine them to create amazing products to eat and use on your skin. No chemicals or conveyer belts needed. Just the wonders of Mother Nature. To ensure that the ingredients ...

Schiphol Airport, Schiphol, Netherlands travel blog

Schiphol Airport

A travel blog entry by ruudbatta

Arrived at Schiphol for my 17.35 KLM flight to ...

Small things around Amstelveen, Amstelveen, Netherlands travel blog

Small things around Amstelveen

A travel blog entry by iowabarb

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We are getting ready to leave on our cruise. We re-visited the farm in Amstelveen and went back to Vreeland to check out the stores there. We hung out with Serge and his ...

Getting ready for the Olympics, Amstelveen, Netherlands travel blog

Getting ready for the Olympics

A travel blog entry by gogan

Now, time comes when family secrets need to go into the open. How do you pack for a trip with Olympics in mind, with a number of 1-2-3 stars Guide Michelin dinners, with shopping porcelain and residing from 0-stars to 5-stars establishments. How do you ...

Anne Frank and More - Day Seven, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Anne Frank and More - Day Seven

A travel blog entry by djh1959

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We got up reasonably early and had our complementary breakfast at Banks Mansion. Wonderful included breakfast, with a large range of cold cheeses, meat and breads, as well as an egg chef cooking eggs, pancakes, bacon and sausages etc. to order.  ...

Amstelveen and de Hortus Botanical Garden, Amstelveen, Netherlands travel blog

Amstelveen and de Hortus Botanical Garden

A travel blog entry by iowabarb

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... container plants in the Western world. That plant, originally from the Eastern Cape province of South Africa, was brought to The Netherlands about 300 years ago. In 1850, the Hortus purchased this cycad from the collection of the deceased King William II. ...

Trying to be a local, Amstelveen, The Netherlands travel blog

Trying to be a local

A travel blog entry by lerato.t

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My first day in Amsterdam was pretty exciting! I got my own metro card cause I am basically going to become a local ��! Mila fetched me from the airport and we went straight to her apartment to drop off my oversized bag! She tried to ...

VU, Buitenveldert, Netherlands travel blog

VU

A travel blog entry by geheugensteun

Boelelaan ...

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