Around the World – British Columbia Roadtrip (2019) – Tofino

Next stop on Vancouver Island: 3 days to explore BC’s surfer’s paradise Tofino, and the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. Continue reading “Around the World – British Columbia Roadtrip (2019) – Tofino”

Around the World – British Columbia Roadtrip (2019) – Courtenay

The next destination of our British Columbia road trip was Courtenay, one of 4 stops on Vancouver Island.  Continue reading “Around the World – British Columbia Roadtrip (2019) – Courtenay”

Around the World – British Columbia road trip​ (2019) – Whistler

The next stop of our road trip through British Columbia was up into the mountains: Whistler. Continue reading “Around the World – British Columbia road trip​ (2019) – Whistler”

Around the World – Vancouver, Canada – Hawksworth Restaurant (July 2019)

Our lunch at Vancouver’s Hawksworth Restaurant during our summer holiday in British Columbia surely warranted a separate post!

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Around the World – British Columbia road trip​ (2019) – Vancouver – Wh​ere to Eat

Not necessarily a “must-try” post (although you definitely should have a go at poutine), but more an overview of some of the restaurants we tried during our stay. Spoiler: none of them was disappointing.

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Locavore Bali @ Rijks Restaurant* – Amsterdam (May 2019)

No need to travel over 12,000km to enjoy the fantastic food and cocktails of Indonesia’s best restaurant, Locavore, as they took over the Rijks* kitchen last week! Continue reading “Locavore Bali @ Rijks Restaurant* – Amsterdam (May 2019)”

Around the World – Lanzarote (part 2)

Looking back on our holidays in Lanzarote, there were 3 main characteristics of Lanzarote: Lava, great food and drinks and César Manrique. Continue reading “Around the World – Lanzarote (part 2)”

Rotisserie – Amsterdam (May 2018)

Having successfully dodged the task of accompanying the kids to a Katy Perry concert a couple of weeks ago, Koen and I decided to grab some 🍔 and 🍺. Continue reading “Rotisserie – Amsterdam (May 2018)”

‘t Amsterdammertje* – Loenen (January 2018)

For Christmas, Chantal gave me quarterly lunches/dinners for 2018. 😍 Intended to stimulate more fine dining posts here, but clearly, some self-interest was involved as the fine print implied that she would have to accompany me and that she would not be the designated driver. Oh, man!!  🤔 Continue reading “‘t Amsterdammertje* – Loenen (January 2018)”

Around the World – Pacific Northwest USA (part 23) – Portland, OR – Tacoma, WA

The final day of our road trip was spent in Tacoma, WA. This stop was mainly planned to only have a short drive to SeaTac Airport the next morning, but what we saw of the town was very nice. Continue reading “Around the World – Pacific Northwest USA (part 23) – Portland, OR – Tacoma, WA”

Around the World – Pacific Northwest USA (part 22) – Portland, Oregon

The kids had their way on our last day in Portland, so we had a “Wie is de Mol?” day…

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Around the World – Pacific Northwest USA (part 18) – Bend to Portland, Oregon

On our way from Bend to Portland, again immersed in the fantastic nature that Oregon has to offer! Continue reading “Around the World – Pacific Northwest USA (part 18) – Bend to Portland, Oregon”