Feel the Serenity

In days full of sunshine and fresh air, Himself and I love to be out in it and absorbing the vitamin D. We miss it in the northern hemisphere winters.

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We may have absorbed a little too much, and possibly gotten more burnt than intended, but at the time, it was totally worth it! Would you like to know more?

Kaiteriteri, New Zealand

When you find yourself in a seaside town one of the best things you can do is to get yourself a boat and go exploring.

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Find yourself a cove that has no one else in it and you can sit with friends and have a picnic lunch! Would you like to know more?

Being in Paradise

Sorry for dropping off the radar after my last post! I had wrist surgery last week and was more incapacitated that I had truly believed I would be! Not entirely sure what I had been expecting, but it hurt more than that. But let me take you back to paradise!

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This is what we woke up to that first morning. The sun was shining, the sky was a clear warm blue, the surf was nonexistent, the boats were calm and empty. Would you like to know more?

Vino Veritas – Utrecht

“In vino veritas is a Latin phrase that translates “in wine [there is the] truth”. ” Source.

It’s not often in this crazy world where you get to meet your blogging friends. But when someone whose blog you follow, opens up an Italian Wine Bar, that seems to me like the perfect excuse to go on an excursion to Utrecht!

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I began following The Flamingo in Utrecht when I got to the Netherlands and was looking for other expat experiences of living in the Netherlands. So of course when she and her partner opened an Italian wine bar I knew I would have to go and visit and meet her! Then when Himself suggested a day trip to Utrecht, I knew that the stars had aligned, and I knew exactly where we should be going! Would you like to know more?