Book Review: Learn to cycle in Amsterdam

This gorgeous how-to book brings out all of the rules and norms of cycling in Amsterdam alongside amazing pictures of every day cycling experiences. Get it for anyone who comes to visit and needs a primer before heading out on a bike in the city. Read more.

[ACCESS] Book Review: The Things We Said In Venice

When American writer Kristin Anderson set out to work on her second novel, she discovered she had writer’s block. She lamented to a friend about her plight, who replied, “A suitcase, a stranger, and a train. Love story.” The result is Anderson’s new novel, The Things We Said in Venice. Read the entire review in ACCESS magazine.

A Book Club

I have joined a book club and it is great. I am an avid reader. My Goodreads challenge is for 100 books this year (and I’m currently only eight books behind schedule.) When I was a kid, my parents would punish me by refusing to take me to the library. Since moving to the Netherlands, … [Read more…]

What I Read On My Summer Vacation

I try to spend my summer vacation getting caught up on all of the books I’ve started during the year and haven’t finished. I have this awful habit of reading several books at once, which often spins out of control. I also feel obligated to finish any book that I start. I started the three … [Read more…]