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Auto Free Day

Auto Free Day

Breigh September 21, 2008 4

In veel steden kunnen fietsers en wandelaars zondag hun hart ophalen. Milieudefensie viert dan de tiende verjaardag van de zogenoemde autovrije dag. De straten in het centrum van 22 dorpen en steden zijn autovrij.

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Rotterdam Without War

Rotterdam Without War

Breigh August 23, 2008 7

When I was out with my friend Penny the other day we were talking about Rotterdam and how it’s changed because of World War II, and it got me to thinking about how different

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Gratis Inburgeren!

Gratis Inburgeren!

Breigh April 6, 2008 7

Do you have any idea what I’m talking about?  If not, then you are proving something I’ve been asking myself about all the time. I’ve been seeing these ads on trams all over the

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Booo!  OV Chipkaart

Booo! OV Chipkaart

Breigh March 4, 2008 7

The new-ish thing for public transit here in Rotterdam is the OV Chipkaart.    It’s a card that you can charge up with credit and use on the public transit to get around the city.

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I Love This City

I Love This City

Breigh February 10, 2008 4

Over the past few years I’ve really grown to appreciate the city I live in.   I think I’m becoming a hardcore Rotterdammer at heart.   I can understand why tourists prefer Amsterdam, as it still

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Spring is Coming!

Spring is Coming!

Breigh February 8, 2008 1

Although this winter hasn’t been nearly as bad for me mentally as other winters have been in the past, I’m still really excited to see signs of spring coming, like this blue sky out

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Babies Everywhere!

Babies Everywhere!

Breigh January 5, 2008 2

Have you ever seen such amazing big brown eyes?  This is Tiana, the daughter of a new expat friend of mine from the UK. Thank god I’m over my baby fever because I’m surrounded

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Holiday Tidbits

Breigh December 29, 2007 3

If I didn’t know better I’d think there was a war taking place in Rotterdam these past few days.   As we get closer to the New Year, more and more fireworks are being sold

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Judgement Night

Judgement Night

Breigh December 20, 2007 1

For the last few weeks things have been really tight here financially.  With our trip to Canada and our end of year bills, we were so broke we squeaked.  Thankfully things turned around the

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Diergaarde Blijdorp

Diergaarde Blijdorp

Breigh April 14, 2007 7

Yesterday I went to the Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp) with my three friends Lynda (right), Paule (left) and Simone (middle).  It was a beautiful day with temps in the low 20′s and we had

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Where Are The Thugs When You Need Them?

Breigh July 3, 2005 0

Our friend Erwin has been here visiting for the past two days. He’s an old friend of Xander and I that we met on the net and have known for about 12 years now.

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Random Updates

Breigh April 30, 2005 0

Ever wonder what it’s like where I live? I found this website while chatting with a friend and looking for photos of Rotterdam. There’s lots of pictures from around the city on there, was

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