Tag: travel

Road trip for Kinderen – from Kinderdijk to Bruges

May holiday is coming up!  May holiday is unique in the Netherlands and for us, it is extra special because we celebrate Julia’s birthday in May.  Looking back, in 2015, we took the kids on a road trip to the South of Holland and to Belgium.  Our first stop was Kinderdijk which literally means Children’s

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Iceland’s Vital Resource

Iceland showcases the different phases of its most important resource – water.  The major sectors supporting Iceland’s economy include fisheries, geothermal and hydropower and water itself (export of bottled water) and recently tourism.  In our recent trip to Iceland, we joined a tour where the theme revolved around water in  its different phases. In its

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Road Trip to the Norwegian Fjords

‘Sol i Norge!’  (Sun in Norway) That was the headline in the local newspaper three days ago.  It is the best summer in 20 years.  And we happened to pick the right time to drive from Oslo to the west of Norway to see the fjords.  The weather was perfect.  It was the best week-long

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On Feet, Frogs and Feng Shui

While I was in Sydney for four years doing my postgraduate stint, I was lucky to have two flatmates and very good friends (and now godmoms to my eldest son) coming from mainland China.  This meant an abundance of hot pot sessions (marathon eating), dumpling parties and unlimited yum cha.  I have checked out the

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