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Pisa Italy one day itinerary

Pisa Italy one day itinerary

Pisa Italy, which is located in the middle of the country, is known for its Leaning Tower of Pisa. Yet, there are still more that this city has to offer. Pisa Italy has more than twenty historic churches, a number of medieval palaces, and astonishing view of bridges across the River Arno. Many of the architectures that we currently see in the city of Pisa were financed in the past by the maritime republics, or merchants that enjoyed political freedom…

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Winter in The Netherlands: Fun family activities

Winter in The Netherlands: Fun family activities

It is winter again in The Netherlands, therefore the days get shorter while the nights get longer. The weather becomes colder and sometimes unpredictable, with period of wet and dryness and some sunny days. Snow also comes around this time of the year, though the thickness has varied over the last years. To make the most of your winter in The Netherlands, below are the lists of fun family activities during winter. Fun family activities during winter in the Netherlands…

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Discover Dutch New Year’s tradition

Discover Dutch New Year’s tradition

Dutch New Year’s tradition is to enter the New Year with a bang. Would you dare to jump in a frozen sea or river on 1st of January, or turn your milk barrels into improvised canon? The Dutch my look so serious but they have their fair share of craziness during the end of the year. Let me share in this blog some of the Dutch New Year’s tradition that you might experience yourself, especially if you are internationals living…

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Bergen op Zoom one day itinerary

Bergen op Zoom one day itinerary

Bergen op Zoom, which is derived from two words “Bergen” meaning hills or mountains in Dutch and “Zoom” which means border of defensive wall of a castle, is one of oldest city of The Netherlands. It is located in the North Brabant region and is strategically accessible from various major cities, such as Rotterdam, Zeeland, and Middleburg in The Netherlands, as well as Antwerpen in Belgium. Its’ history dated back 800 years ago and can still be seen in its…

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Autumn in The Netherlands: Fun family activities

Autumn in The Netherlands: Fun family activities

Autumn in The Netherlands is in the air again! The mushrooms are popping, leaves are turning red, orange, and yellow, while rain comes every now and then. Autumn is a beautiful season in its own way even though it marks the beginning towards cold and dark winter. If you are in The Netherlands, there are many ways to enjoy autumn with family. In this blog, I collected all the fun activities that I do with my family during autumn. Perhaps…

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Portugal: A digital nomad hub

Portugal: A digital nomad hub

If you are on search for country to stay while working remotely, Portugal is a popular digital nomad hub in the world in the last decade. Who would not love this European country in the Mediterranean, with lots of spectacular beaches and delicious cuisines, on top of working remotely? The digital nomad Portugal visa consists of two forms – one where you can apply for 1 year stay or a visa stay for a longer period (5 years), in which…

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Lisbon Portugal one day itinerary

Lisbon Portugal one day itinerary

Lisbon Portugal is one of our favourite destinations in the South of Europe. Aside from the warm wether, fresh seafood and easy going life, Lisbon Portugal is also relatively cheaper when compared to The Netherlands. This cosmopolitan city is quite big similar to many popular European cities such as Paris, Rome, Barcelona, and London. Thus, I do not recommend to do city walk if you have kids, and unless you have the stamina to walk several kilometres of distance. Luckily,…

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The Hague Netherlands one day itinerary

The Hague Netherlands one day itinerary

The Hague Netherlands is one of the known Randstad’s, meaning “Rim city” or “Edge city”, in addition to Amsterdam, Rotterdam, and Utrecht. The Hague is not the capital of the Netherlands but the seat of the Dutch government and the location of the palace of the King and Queen of the Netherlands. There are also many international offices located in The Hague such as the International Criminal Court, many International Governmental Organisations and various (inter)national Dutch companies. The rich history…

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Ikea Duiven Netherlands: Family friendly shop

Ikea Duiven Netherlands: Family friendly shop

Ikea is a Swedish shop that is located in various cities in The Netherlands and the Ikea Duiven in Arnhem is one of our favourite place to visit. Aside from being known seller of affordable and modular furnitures, Ikea has also many things to offer especially for family with children. Whenever we want to relax by buying something to improve our house, or simply want to go out with children and enjoy cheap but reasonable quality food, going to Ikea…

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Happy Italy Arnhem: Family friendly restaurant

Happy Italy Arnhem: Family friendly restaurant

Happy Italy Arnhem is one of our favourite hang-out fast-food restaurants. My first time to visit Happy Italy Arnhem was in 2016, when I was invited by a colleague to have a lunch there before going to our boat tour event in Arnhem. Since then, I used to go to Happy Italy together with my husband, and now with our three children. We celebrate many occasions in Happy Italy, including whenever a new child in our family is born, the…

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