Amsterdam’s Uitmarkt is an annual festival which marks the start of the cultural season in Amsterdam. This year the festival ran from 29-31 August, and we stumbled across it purely by chance while exploring the city just days after arriving. The event, which filled the grounds at Museumplein, was an eruption of culture, with hundreds ofmusical […]
While wandering through Amsterdam, I stumbled across a market selling (what appears to be) every possible variety of mushroom. But what really caught my eye was a giant mushroom being carefully sliced into sections. Could this be the biggest mushroom in the world? Have you ever seen a larger mushroom? If so, where?
While eating my breakfast on the balcony, I spotted what appeared to be a bright green parrot fly to a nearby tree and perch on a branch. Moments later, a second bird of the same colour flew to the same tree and perched out of sight in the leaves. “Did you see that?” I asked […]