Podcasts for the stuck-at-home traveler

Hi guys! How are you doing? It’s been a while since I posted – for obvious reasons. We’re in a lockdown again, the numbers are higher than ever and it seems like this is gonna take a while. So I’m doing the smart thing and I’m staying inside. I am looking at doing a detox […]

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Autumn and a wild sheep chase in the Veluwe

Last week we went to the Veluwe because the walls were closing in. It was a lovely autumn day and it was really nice to get out into the fresh air again. Moments like these will be scarce and further apart, we went into a partial lockdown again yesterday. The Netherlands is getting more and […]

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Top Three Bucketlist Goals

Bucketlists are great. Mine seems to be never-ending. I want to go everywhere, do crazy new things, try different foods and live a full life in every city there is to explore. Everytime I come across something awesome I want to experience for myself, I’ll add it to my bucketlist: a list of things I […]

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The Netherlands guide for the Ordinary Traveler

Wanderlust Wonderland brings you: a travel guide for ordinary travelers, with must-sees, tips and tricks and the most delicious food, for ordinary travelers, like you and me.  Thanks to the corona virus, traveling is getting harder and harder. But to look at the bright side of things, because I couldn’t go far, I decided to […]

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Travel Guide to Tulip Season

Wanderlust Wonderland brings you: a travel guide for ordinary travelers, with must-sees, tips and tricks and the most delicious food, for ordinary travelers, like you and me. Tulips is one of the things The Netherlands is famous for, and lots of tourists come in just to see the endless fields of color. Time for a […]

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Best bookstores in the Netherlands

For those of you who know me, or who have been following this blog for a while, know I’m a huge bookworm. I always look up books to read that are set in the area I’m visiting or written by authors from that country. In addition to that, I always love to find the best […]

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Ruin of Brederode

Because we can’t travel outside of our country now corona is flaring up again, we continue finding things to do within our own borders. We had visited Alkmaar and the cheese museum, went back in time on our trip to the Zaanse Schans and now we set out for an old castle, or rather, what […]

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The Netherlands back in time

After spending some time in Alkmaar, we drove a little bit more south, towards Amsterdam. Only half an hour from Alkmaar is the Zaanse Schans. It’s an area in the city of Zaandam that looks like it’s frozen in time. I had seen pictures and even though all of it looked very kitsch and slightly […]

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Cheese in Alkmaar

If you would ask my friends and family what my favourite food is, there’s a good chance that cheese is the answer (that or tomato soup). For as long as I can remember, I’ve loved cheese. Of course, my country is famous for this product so I kind of have to like it, though I […]

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