Category Archives: Friends & Family

Sushi aftermath & a board-game weekend

Since Michiel and I took that sushi making course in Amsterdam, we have been able to make sushi on our own a couple times! What seems to happen is that we make way too much, and then end up not … Continue reading

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Hiking in Germany

A few weeks ago, when there was a beautiful sunny break in the bad summer weather we’ve had, Michiel and I went hiking in Germany with his parents. After a summer full of rain and clouds it was wonderful to … Continue reading

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Gourmet Party!

In the Netherlands, doing “gourmet” means firing up a mini-grill, putting it in the middle of the table, and everyone gets to cook their own food! It’s really awesome because you can shove a bunch of stuff onto a skewer, … Continue reading

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Italian adventures with a friend from home – Part 2

Here is the second half of my photos from Italy. These are mostly taken in Cinque Terre. After staying the night in the town called Corniglia, we decided to take the train to one of the other towns — called … Continue reading

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Italian adventures with a friend from home – Part 1

In early August, I flew to Rome to meet up with my friend Lori. We’ve been besties since our university days, and she’s currently on a worldly adventure of her own as well! Earlier this year, just after I left … Continue reading

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A party in the name of pancakes

Michiel and I recently held a dinner party at our apartment. Not just any dinner party, it was a pancake party. That’s right, pancakes for dinner. But these weren’t ordinary pancakes. Or at least, as I know them to be. … Continue reading

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In Bruges – the sequel

While in Bruges, my parents and I watched the movie “In Bruges” in the house where we stayed (great movie). When I was on my walking tour, the guide showed us where some of the most notable shots were filmed, … Continue reading

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