American Learns How to Bike in the Netherlands

Some of you may read this title and think I'm talking about learning to bike in the Netherlands specifically. That's the beauty of an ambiguous title like this—it means what you want it to mean. In the early days when I would visit the Netherlands as a tourist, I refrained from biking here. At the... Continue Reading →

A Note on Moving Abroad (it can improve your life)

One of the reasons I started this blog was to share my experiences of living abroad so that others who couldn't could live vicariously through me. It was also to inspire people to take the leap and move to a different place, if that's something they've always wanted to do. A year and a half... Continue Reading →

The Dutch LOVE Sunny Days

I know what you're thinking— everybody loves sunny days! Well, but not like the Dutch. When the sun is out, so are the Dutch. I don't think they understand that they still have the option of staying at home even when it's not raining. Most days in the Netherlands are rainy and cold, so I... Continue Reading →

Biking in the Netherlands vs the US

Here's the crazy thing. When my girlfriend Sara first told me that biking in the US was a living nightmare for her, I just didn't get it. Biking isn't BIG in the US overall, but it is gaining popularity in many American cities. How different could the Netherlands really be? To be fair, this was... Continue Reading →

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