Riding Half Naked in the Rotterdam Hot Tub Boat

Rotterdam Canals

Rotterdam – Like Amsterdam but Cooler When most people think of visiting the Netherlands, the first place on the list is normally Amsterdam.  With visions of canals, “coffee” shops and other exciting possibilities, tourists flock to the country’s biggest city.  After a recent trip to Rotterdam I realised that there’s something really cool about the country’s second city that many tourists are missing out on.  So while the hoards are fighting their way along the canals of Amsterdam, do the smart thing and visit Rotterdam instead.  The architecture is amazing…

Something Different Near Amsterdam – Lelystad and Aviodrome

Aviodrome Visit

So how did we end up discovering the lovely city of Lelystad and the amazing Avoidrome.  Well, a few weeks ago I found myself in the somewhat new situation of having nothing to do at the weekend.  My wife Trudy was back in Scotland visiting her family while Lucy, our youngest daughter, was visiting her boyfriend in London.  This meant that for the first time in forever it was just me and our oldest daughter Chloe.  We don’t get the chance for some quality father/ daughter time very often so…