Hi, I’m Rachel. Rachel’s Ruminations is a travel blog focused on independent travel with an emphasis on cultural and historical sites/sights. I also occasionally write about life as an expatriate. If you’re looking for more information about the blog, here is my media kit.
I live in Groningen, in the northeast of the Netherlands, but come from Connecticut originally. I’ve lived here long enough to feel like it’s home—most of the time, at least. My husband, Albert, is Dutch, which is why I’m here. We have two kids: a daughter who isn’t a kid anymore and is a graphic designer, and a son who’s at university in Scotland.
What I especially love to do, of course, is travel, and I love the combination of writing and traveling. Now that the kids are mostly out of the house, I have more time to devote to travel and writing about it.
So that’s me in a nutshell. I hope you enjoy what I post here; feel free to leave comments!
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