A Day Trip From Amsterdam: Zaanse Schans Windmills With Smell of Cocoa

The Zaanse Schans is a place to go for a day trip from Amsterdam to see windmills up close. The area is set up like a village, demonstrating the daily life in the Zaan region over the centuries. 

Amsterdam in 72 Hours – The First Day

Visiting Amsterdam in the winter is a gamble, it may be sunny and nice or it could be damp and nasty. Either way, as there are 75 museums in Amsterdam there is always one more museum to visit even when canal cruising and Amsterdam by bike is not favoured by weather. What to do in Amsterdam … Continue reading Amsterdam in 72 Hours – The First Day

Book Review – “Tortured Shrimp” by Dave Feder

When two strangers, Jake and Charlie, meet at the seafood stall they talk about fried shrimps. Fascinated and amused by Jake’s strange attitude towards life, Charlie invites him to join a dinner with his ex-wife, a situation readily avoided by most regular mortals. This new crazy friend, however, agrees to the task. Read more!

Digital Nomad Networking vs Concentrating

Coworking spaces provide resources to digital nomads to work together, but it also gives a will and a way to play together. Do social part of the coworking spaces become a distraction on a concentrating? To get things done most of the freelancers need undisturbed time to concentrate. As with most things in life it comes down to finding the right balance between social events and work time.

Lancaster for a weekend, literary heritage, nature and fresh bread

Lancaster has a dark and Gothic history that reflects in the architecture and stories of old times. A slave trade, witch trials, prison tales and quicksands where travelers or fishermen have disappeared all are part of towns colorful history. It's no wonder that an area with such a mystical ambiance have become an inspiration writers through different eras.

The Lake District, an inspiration and home for the William Wordsworth

For romantic souls the Lake District is among the best places to visit in England. A home and safe haven for many whose works are still regarded as masterpieces of English literature. William Wordsworth, Samuel Coleridge and Beatrix Potter probably being best known among those who lived here for a length of time...