de adriaan windmill | the silvernomad

De Adriaan Windmill, Haarlem, Amsterdam

When Amsterdam overwhelms me, I travel about 15 minutes west to Haarlem. A gentler, more laid-back atmosphere takes over and I feel myself relax. I love wandering around the streets and along the banks of the Spaarne river that runs through Haarlem. One of my favourite spots to spend time is the De Adriaan windmill….

Read more...
rice fields in Bali

2019 Travel Plans – where I am going & where I would like to go

2019 has only just started, and already my plans for the year are beginning to come together. I am going to try to be more spontaneous and not book too far in advance this year so that I can take advantage of any last minute opportunities that come along. Although I really enjoy housesitting, I…

Read more...
Keslo Market

Kelso’s Small but Beautiful Farmer’s Market in the Borders

I love mooching around Farmer’s Markets wherever I come across one, but my all time favourite is the small but beautifully formed Kelso Farmer’s Market in the Borders. The Market is on the fourth Saturday of the month in Kelso Square from 9.30am until 1.30pm. Just before the ‘Beast from the East’ snowfall in February,…

Read more...
Resources | The Silver Nomad

Our Travel Plans – 2018

I know it is already the middle of March, and maybe a bit late to start writing about our travel plans for 2018, but our plans have been in a bit of flux for this year. The Year So Far: Early January: France I was finishing off a house-sit in Callas in the South of…

Read more...