Category Archive: Day trips / Events

May 27

If you like Horses…

Concours Hippique Mierlo

Danielle likes hores and hence we took the BMW Z4 for a spin and went to see the Dutch National Jumping League (Concours Hippique).  In plain english: jumping horses over fences in a big backyard… Anyway, fun to watch and even exciting as it doesn’t always goes according to plan, and secondly a nice location …

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May 27

A day @ the beach in Easter…


Easter was an excellent time to organize a get together with the family. We spend a full afternoon on the beach! I took this picture while Danielle was walking along the shoreline with my niece and nephew and made it look a bit old-fashioned…

May 09

New Pictures!!

Taxi NYC Street view

okok… a bit late, check out the gallery for some cool pictures from the NYC trip: Taxi NYC Street view and the ASML Finance skip trip: We got some fresh snow!!

May 01

Dusseldorf Visit


Danielle and I drove to Dusseldorf and tested our car on the German Autobahn. We took the BMW Z4 and also tried to find some B-roads. Our navigation device did the trick and we’ve seen tons of small villages and some nice nature. (it took us twice as long to get there). This picture below …

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Apr 09

Tulips in Holland


Spring is official now! Temps in the 70’s (F) and nice flowers!

Mar 12

New set of pictures!

Snowboarding in Austria

Newly added pictures: 1) Our snowboard trip to OBERTAUEREN in Austria 2) A collection of Austin pictures from our dear friends and family. Have a look!

Sep 30

Trip to Shiner!

The famous Shiner Brewery!

World famous SHINER, the home of the “German” Spoetzel Brewery, the only place in the world brewing the original Shiner bock. Of course all our dutch readers probably have no idea what shiner is (unless you visited us in TX) but it’s one of the more famous micro-breweries in Texas. The tour was free, but …

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Aug 04

On the track!

Looking for the apex

I promised to post some pictures of our driving event and here they are (more here): It was a fun day! Adriana and I were part of the “novice group” and received 5x 20min heats and an instructor for the full day. Thrust me, 20 min on the track is enough, both for me and …

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Jul 25

4th of July – 2010!

Base ball @ the Dell Diamond

With so many friends and great things to do around Austin, it’s almost hard to keep up to date. For the 4th of  July we’re invited by Matt to see a baseball game in Round Rock @ the Dell diamond! They had a private suite with a/c and room serivce. That’a nice way to watch …

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Jul 23

High Performance Driving Event

A friend asked me if I was willing to join her on the High Performance Driving Event @ Harris Hill Road. How can you say no to this? A full day to learn how to drive your car fast, learn cornering on an official race track. Hence, I begged Danielle to let her borrow me her Z4 and signed …

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