Hello Amsterdam!

With all of the fabulous places we planned during this trip (Nice, Paris, Venice, etc.), I hadn’t prepared for Amsterdam. I mean, I had done a cursory overview, but when John told me that he finished booking our Amsterdam apartment, I really just went back to planning my outfits for the French Rivera. (Oui oui!)

So how do I describe our 2 days in Amsterdam… Have you ever had a dinner party, or an evening out that was unexpectedly one of the best nights of your life? The food: perfect, the company: delightful, the conversation: joyful… But all in an unexpected way? The closest word in English is serendipity. (Cue romantic movie time, kiddos!) If anyone knows Dutch, and can find that similarly translated word, let me know because that was it! Serendipity.

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Max – the Swedish In-N-Out

Hello all! Welcome to our EuroTrip 2015. Some stops to look forward to: Amsterdam, Belgium, four stops in France, Monaco, two stops in Italy, and Stockholm. I have been frantically trying to update the blog to finish up the posts for last year’s trip (dear Wife has had little time to devote to writing lately…) but I was not able to do it justice, so we’re kicking off this summer’s trip blog. Our goal is twofold: 1. To update our loved ones of our whereabouts (shout out to moms and grandmas out there!) 2. To be able to give as comprehensive and accurate account of our trip, before certain details slip away.

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