Where to eat in the Hague by a local: Affordable restaurants in Den Haag

Where to eat in the Hague by a local: Affordable restaurants in Den Haag

Enough people have visited me in the Hague that I felt that it was time to put together a little eating guide with my favorite restaurants in the Hague.  I prioritize authentic and good food over a fancy atmosphere.  As a result, I’ve left off some of the many high caliber restaurants in the Hague worth visiting if you’re open to splurging a little.  (I also left off junk food in the Hague!).  I include plenty of options for vegetarians and vegans.

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Where to find the best breakfast and brunch in the Hague by a resident

Where to find the best breakfast and brunch in the Hague by a resident

Is it weird that I consider breakfast a very important food group?  Maybe it’s my American upbringing, but I am a huge fan of breakfast and brunch.  This post is about the best brunch/breakfast cafes in the Hague by one very biased American couple living in the Hague.  I hope you get very hungry while reading this as I’m already planning my next brunch for this weekend…. I will be updating it periodically as new places open and other close.

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A perfect day exploring the adorable town of Dürnstein, Austria

A perfect day exploring the adorable town of Dürnstein, Austria

While researching where we would go while in Austria, I came across the fairytale town of Dürnstein, Austria.  This stunning town along the Danube is a popular day trip from Vienna although any history (and wine) lover is guaranteed to fall in love with Dürnstein.  I’ll be discussing the history of Dürnstein, why to visit Dürnstein, what to know about climbing Burgruine Dürnstein, and what to do in Dürnstein if you have an afternoon (or a day).

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Why you need to try the beer in Freistadt, Austria

Why you need to try the beer in Freistadt, Austria

Freistadt is a picturesque town in Upper Austria that many people miss on their trip to Austria, however beer lovers cannot miss this stunning town with a fascinating secret: a brewery owned by the residents of the city.   

Freistädter Bier is one of the most famous beers in Upper Austria and I include information about the history of this Austrian beer…and where to try it at its source!  I also include tips for spending a day in Freistadt.

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