Have you ever had Poffertjes.Well i have. A few weeks ago me my family and a friend biked of to a park were we stoped off at a little cafe were we had traditional Dutch Poffertjes. We saw him make the Poffertjes video and we got to eat the freshly cooked poffertjes. photo Poffertjes. Poffertjes are like little small pancakes with icing sugar. The poffertjes were … Continue reading Poffertjes

Sailing in Holland

As keen sailors who have bare-boated in a few different places around the world, we were pleased when our friends Ellen and Matthias suggested a four days tour of the Dutch inland seas the Ijsselmeer and Markermeer. We expected a fun adventure and were not disappointed. Both the Ijsselmeer and Markermeer are manmade – quite an engineering feat. The Ijsselmeer was created in the 1930s by … Continue reading Sailing in Holland


Has anyone ever heard of the city Ausfahrt? I didn’t up until we arrived in Germany. We were driving along and every sign pointed to Ausfahrt. Man, that must be one big city I told my dad. Half an hour later we were still seeing signs to Ausfahrt. So we searched up Ausfahrt on google and then we found out Ausfahrt isn’t a city, it … Continue reading #youneverknow


Did you know that Holland is as flat as a pancake? We arrived in Holland by sea and I instantly realised how flat it was. I can almost bet 1 million dollars that you won’t find a hill in Holland. In the past 3 days we have biked 53 kms and we have only climbed 10m (that was on a bridge over the motorway). I … Continue reading Differences