Category Archives: Travel

People at the Pig

You meet so many interesting people passing through hostels. Especially during the off season in Noordwijk, these encounters are generally brief, as people are passing through on their way somewhere else, or visiting for a weekend away. Many times we … Continue reading

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Munich, Germany

Shortly after arriving in the Netherlands, I got a message from my friend Mai, who I hadn’t seen in years and was living in Munich. I was really looking forward to catching up with some of my long lost friends … Continue reading

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Antwerp, Belgium

I was really looking forward to my first visit to Belgium. We caught a train from Rotterdam, that only took 1 ½ hours. Unfortunately, it was a night train, so we didn’t get to see much of the countryside. Halfway … Continue reading

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The Flying Pig Beach – Noordwijk (Netherlands)

http://www.flyingpig.nl/hostels/flyingpigbeach.php After flying in, it was really nice to meet up with Tegs and Tim and have a guide while I found my way around, so I didn’t have to struggle to get directions, use public transport and find my … Continue reading

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Leiden, Netherlands

On my first weekend in the Netherlands, we made a day trip to Leiden, which is half an hour by bus from Noordwijk, the beach where we were staying. Public transport is very expensive in Europe, although there are lots … Continue reading

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The Flight – Emirates

I would firstly like to thank all of my friends and family who have wished me well or spent time with me in my final month in Australia. I have realised I am truly blessed to have so many caring … Continue reading

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Introduction

As I prepare to set off on my first international adventure, I am beginning an online adventure as well. Dedicated to my family and friends back home so they can experience my journey with me, and as a substitute diary … Continue reading

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