Six Months With You

On November 1st 2017 you entered this world during a beautiful water birth, and my first memory of you is that you swam (yes Luc, you swam) towards me. I can still feel your slippery soft body in my hands when I grabbed you and put you on my chest. Cue the tears. Flash forward to today and you are…

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10x Why The Azores Islands Are Europe’s Best Kept Secret

Last summer we discovered what I truly believe is Europe’s Best Kept Secret: the Azores Islands. These islands are part of Portugal, but are essentially a totally different world. It’s Scandinavia, Hawaii, the Mediterranean, and Canada all tucked into one. And all that could be yours after only a 5 hour flight from Amsterdam (or the US East coast for…

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Snapshots From Aarhus, Denmark

Did you know Aarhus is the second largest city in Denmark, after Copenhagen? Well, I didn’t. In fact, I had no idea where to locate Aarhus, and full disclosure: it wasn’t on my radar at all. But when we took our car all the way from Amsterdam to Norway for our first family vacay, Aarhus was the perfect stop for…

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Our Tropical Island Getaway To Maui

I’ve finally come around to editing the many, many, oh so many, photos we took on our Hawaiian adventure on the beautiful island of Maui. It’s funny how time really goes by so fast since we just found out I was pregnant with our baby boy right before we left, and now he’s already 3 months old. We actually shot…

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Baby’s First Vacay: An Amsterdam Staycation

“So I guess you’re going to stop traveling all over the world after the baby is born, right?”. WRONG. So, so, oh so wrong. Maybe we’re those naive parents who think it’s perfectly doable to travel with a kiddo. Maybe we’re bad parents because “traveling with kids is selfish” and you’re not doing them any favors. I’ve heard it all…

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2017. One Word. Life-changing.

Well that might sound melodramatic. But when I think about all that’s happened this past year I have to admit: it was a big one. The biggest one yet. So many ups. A baby. A puppy. A new house. Quality time with loved ones. Lots of travels. But also some major downs. A burnout (read more here). Quitting my job.…

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