staying fed in the netherlands

juices from albert heijn 3 euros for fresh juices, our favourites were the orange & kiwi and apple, pear & raspberry.  it must seem ridiculous that we’re listing this as one of favourite indulgences in the netherlands but finding good, fresh juices in europe for less than the price of a firstborn isn’t as easy […]

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Observations from Berlin

We only had 5 days in Berlin so we didn’t really get to explore the city too much. Berlin definitely warrants a second visit. What stuck out to me about Berlin are as follows: 1) A beer garden is exactly what the name implies It wasn’t until Berlin that I finally realized that a beer […]

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the philippines in pictures: liempo and beaches with friends

four islands, three flights, two ferry rides, scooters, white sand beaches, snorkeling, liempo, sketchy tricycle rides, cute kitties, wet markets, fourteen day old balut, chocolate hills, randomly caged crocodiles, atv rides, fresh coconuts, lunch on a private beach, beautiful sunsets, even nicer sunrises, puke filled elevators, fresh coconut juice, champorado, jollibees and a cancelled flight […]

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first 24 hours in zagreb (croatia)

jojo: what do i like? -being the capital of croatia, big city = options.  have options for food other than grilled meat, pasta and pizza.  woohoo! -very accessible city.  many tram lines, all above ground meaning no time spent walking through mazes of subway stations.  the trams also run very frequently -the town feels empty, […]

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first 24 hours in split

jojo: what do i like? -restaurant hosts/hostesses are very chill and don’t harass you as you walk the streets.  the aggressiveness of some people we’ve run into in portugal and dubrovnik were a real turnoff -prices for food and drink are about 30-50% cheaper than dubrovnik; nice to be out of the theme park and […]

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