Local Flavor: Utrecht, The Netherlands


an outside view on my hometown 🙂

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Last week I took a last-minute trip to Holland for my grandmother’s funeral. It’s been almost 10 years since my last visit, and though a sad occasion, it was fabulous to be reunited with family and feel a little Dutch again. I spent most of my time in Utrecht with my gorgeous cousin (and resident foodie), Olivia. Who better to show you sites? Here are her top 5 must-dos in her hometown:

1. Kazerij on de Twijnstraat:De Twijnstraat is my favorite street in Utrecht, full of small boutiques and Dutch specialty shops. A visit to Holland is not complete without Dutch cheese, and the best cheese of Utrecht is found at the Kazerij. With a friendly and knowledgable staff and a wide assortment of international cheeses, spreads, and wines, it is your one-stop shop for the evening.

2. Walk Along the Singel:The Singel is the canal that…

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About Mavadelo

Dutch, Pothead, Married since 1999, once homeless officially homed since uh...I guess somewhere around 2006. Music lover (anything but techno) Animal friend (in general, dogs and cats more specific, wolves rule though), Happy (most of the time) Pacifist, optimist but also sarcastic, cynical and philosopher (big word, if I find a better one....) oh... Gamer, PC freak, Software junky, bottom level hacker (lol i can "hack" some of my games but t.b.h others did the work, I just apply their knowledge) all around "can you fix my pc Martin" guy did I mentioned married?

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