Featured, Netherlands

Tip Toe Through the Tulips

10 Comments 10 May 2013

  The home of tulips – the Netherlands When I lived in NYC and San Francisco I used to treat myself to a bouquet of flowers weekly to spruce up my apartment and my attitude.  Seriously – how can you be stressed or angry with a colorful bouquet of flowers in your home?  I made a decision [...]

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Experiences, Netherlands, Travel Advice

Couchsurfing Regrets

62 Comments 12 October 2010

I live my life very deliberately – and I have very few regrets. In fact, my regrets are the usual…I wish I would have kept up my violin skills, I wish I would have learned how to ski at a young age, and I really regret I didn’t learn a language in college. But now [...]

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Netherlands, Photo of the Week

Photo (Postcard) of the Week – Netherlands

9 Comments 01 October 2010

My postcard from  Nomad Courier – taken in the Netherlands This week I became involved in a cool new travel site focusing on photography and nomadic travels…two of my favorite things!  Technology evolves fast and one of the latest things to become popular is micro-blogging – which is pretty much what the name implies – [...]

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Red Light District Amsterdam

23 Comments 24 August 2010

I really didn’t know what to expect from the infamous Red Light District in Amsterdam; but I was certainly intrigued and excited to check it out.  I like the sleeze, the grime, the passionate, and I really like things that challenge my way of thinking – so I had high hopes.  Yet those hopes were [...]

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Netherlands, Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week – Kinderdijk Netherlands

17 Comments 20 August 2010

As most of you know – I’m currently traveling/housesitting in Europe.  This has sent my photography into overload…so instead of one photo this week – you get a set of photos from my recent trip to Kinderdijk Netherlands.  Kinderdijk is a Unesco World Heritage Site thanks to it’s amazing display of windmills – over 19 [...]

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Netherlands Bike Culture

18 Comments 19 August 2010

As soon as I stepped out of Amsterdam Centraal station from the airport, I saw what makes Amsterdam different from other cities I’ve visited…no, not the canals (Venice has canals!); it was the bikes. Seeing everyone flitting around on two wheels immediately struck me as a unique piece of culture. I’m not sure why, but [...]

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Experiences, Featured, Netherlands

The Flower Clock

7 Comments 17 August 2010

Tick Tock, Tick Tock… The alarm went off at 5:15AM and I wondered why I was doing this to myself. It’s just flowers, I could sleep a little while longer – right? Yet my desire to see flowers ended up winning out over my desire to sleep; after all, this was the only time I’d [...]

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Netherlands, Travel Advice

7 Attractions in 7 Hours – Turbo Tourism

14 Comments 12 August 2010

It was 11:30AM and the man at the ticket counter looked at me anxiously and said “Are you ready?”. I took a deep breath, tightened my backpack straps, got a good grip on my camera and said “Yes” confidently. The machine let out a long BEEEEEP! My I Amsterdam card was now officially ticking. I [...]

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Sherry traveling the world

I'm Sherry, a corporate cube dweller turned nomadic traveler. I travel to off-the-beaten-path destinations to bring you unique travel experiences and photography. But it's not just about travel, it's also about life experiences of a middle age wanderer.
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