Traveling with children is a necessity for expat parents. We’ll help you find your way around the Netherlands and give you tips for travel abroad.

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When traveling with children, you don't want to be the reason the flight attendant has to ask if there is a doctor on the plane.

Is there a doctor on the plane?

December 12, 2012 | By Lynn Morrison

Three countries in three days, a blizzard of the century and that dreaded call, “Is there a doctor on the plane?” This is my travel story. ONE MONTH OF TRAVELS Every year my husband is invited to a conference in early December. We always take […]

entertaining kids on the airplane doesn't have to be a challenge thanks to our helpful tips.

Entertaining Kids on the Plane

December 7, 2012 | By Lynn Morrison

Long flights with small children give parents nightmares for weeks in advance of the trip. How are you going to keep your child entertained in a space that is less than 1 square meter? You can stop dreading the unknown with these great ideas for […]

Visits to grandparents and family back home can be stressful if not managed properly.

Visiting Grandparents for the holidays

December 6, 2012 | By Lynn Morrison

It is the holiday season and for many of us expat families that means that it is time for a trip back home. In all of our excitement, it is easy to forget that trips back home for us don’t necessarily equate to trips “back […]

Riding bicycles in the Netherlands is the norm

How many bikes are enough?

July 13, 2012 | By Erika Gray

I find myself contemplating this strange question after a discussion with my husband about finally sending my old, battered, mountain bike to the tip as it’s wheels are now beyond repair. It is the sort of question you would only ask yourself if you live […]

Airline meal with wine

Kid-free Travels

May 23, 2012 | By Lynn Morrison

This evening my husband and I are taking off for a four day trip to the UK. He had to go for work and I was lllloooooonnnngggggg overdue for a vacation of my own, so I decided to tag along. My in-laws graciously offered to […]

Big SUV's are the norm in the US

Expatriate Re-Education Camp?

May 20, 2012 | By Lisa Vanbuskirk

After nearly four years in the Netherlands, we are returning to the United States next month. Friends ask, “Are you looking forward to your return?” As it gets closer, I am getting a bit excited, but, it will be a lifestyle adjustment to return to […]

To bike or to drive? Not an easy question for an expat in the Netherlands

Bike or Drive?

May 3, 2012 | By Lynn Morrison

I woke up at 7am with a head cold and groggy from too little sleep only to realize that it was my day to bring the kids to daycare. After a quick check of the weather forecast (cloudy with a high chance of rain), I […]