Alberta’s Cowboy Trail Part II

After a full day on the first portion of Alberta’s Cowboy Trail, we were so excited to continue on to the second, southernmost part of the scenic highway. Exiting out of the forested portion of…

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Amsterdam & Beyond: 10 Day Netherlands Itinerary

Our trip to the Netherlands was a whirlwind. You can probably tell by this Netherlands itinerary. Like many of my holidays, I try to make the most of my vacation days and pack as much…

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Netherlands’ Cutest Villages: Edam, Marken, & Zaanse Schans

After exploring much of eastern Netherlands, it was time to see the west. The villages of Marken, Edam, and Volendam were on my radar, thanks to Pinterest. Marken was our first stop, located on a…

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The Dutch Island Texel

Our day began with a long drive north to Texel, including driving over the largest dyke in the Netherlands, Afsluitdijk. The dyke separates the sea from the lake, and is just another great example of…

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Visiting Utrecht, Netherlands

We arrived in Utrecht early on a Sunday morning, which meant that there was nothing open, but the streets were ours to explore. Parking was free. Church bells were ringing throughout the town as we…

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