Monthly Archives: September 2011

Appel Bollen

I’ve already established how thoroughly awesome Dutch pastries are. Well, I’ve just discovered a new one that is worth raving about – the appel bol or “apple ball.” The name sounds a bit weird, but bear with me. Think baked apple meets … Continue reading

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De Haar Castle

One gorgeous Sunday I took a short trip by car out of Utrecht with friends and family to Kasteel De Haar (De Haar Castle). I wasn’t expecting much, as Holland isn’t exactly known for its castles. One sooner thinks of … Continue reading

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Canal Bikes

One day I was walking along the canal and noticed a few young guys pedal boating in the water below. Written along the side of the white pedalo was “Canal Bike.” What a perfect way to combine two quintessentially Dutch … Continue reading

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