Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Read Sisters do Amsterdam

Last week, my sister came to visit me! We toured around Amsterdam together and then she came to stay with us in Eindhoven, before catching her flight to Greece with a friend on Thursday. (The same day Michiel and I … Continue reading

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Four month status report!

So! It has been four months since I arrived here. These status reports are getting a little redundant, aren’t they? Oh well. I’ve got big things I’m looking forward to this month! First, my sister will arrive in two days. … Continue reading

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Queen’s Day (Koninginnedag) madness in Amsterdam!

Saturday was Queen’s Day in the Netherlands. The place to be is Amsterdam, because it is one massive party. Everyone dresses up in as much orange gear as they possibly can, and takes to the streets with beer in hand … Continue reading

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Easter weekend in Belgium

Last weekend we headed to Brussels for Easter! Michiel’s sister was in NYC and she let us use her apartment while she was away, which we are eternally grateful for :) The weather was fantastic so we did a lot … Continue reading

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