What to expect in The Netherlands during the holiday season.

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” Also in The Netherlands the holiday season has started! Apart from Christmas, the other festivities differ a little from other countries. You could read about this in my other blog about the holiday season in NL. In this blog you can find a couple of tips for what […]

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Hills, history and haute cuisine: visit Maastricht!

Maastricht In the south of The Netherlands lies a very nice city: Maastricht! It is located in the most southern part of the country. If you travel just a little more down south you will find yourself in a part of Belgium were people speak French! Maastricht is a city which has a lot to […]

Reasons to visit Haarlem.

Haarlem Very nearby Amsterdam, you can find the tiny and cute city Haarlem! Lets not hear its citizens I called it cute and tiny, since they are proud of their city and history! Also, it is the capital of the province of North-Holland. However, because it is so small it has some advantages compared to […]

Why visit Eindhoven during Fall: Dutch Design Week and GLOW.

Autumn has started! It is getting darker and colder every day: Autumn has started in The Netherlands! If you are planning a visit sometime during the upcoming months, then it’s worth it to visit more places in The Netherlands than only Amsterdam! In this blog I take you to Eindhoven, a city in the south of […]

Amsterdam, the highlights of Mercatorplein.

Amsterdam West Once you are on a city trip in Amsterdam, it is easy to find the routes to the highlights in the city center. However, Amsterdam is much bigger than only the historical center! There are various interesting places to visit if you explore the city a little further. In this blog I help […]

Food markets in The Netherlands.

Food Markets You have probably visited a food market before. They are everywhere to find! However, there are also outstanding indoor food markets in impressive buildings, and there are only a couple of these. For instance in Barcelona you can find a great indoor foodmarket alongside La Rambla. It is a true experience of tasting […]

My Jordaan Amsterdam special: fun facts and travel tips.

Jordaan I admit: I cannot stop making photo’s in what I consider the most beautiful area of Amsterdam! The collage below contains a couple of my most recent pictures of the Jordaan area. The canals, flowers and typical houses are a couple of the characteristics of the area. Jordaan is often crowded with tourists, but luckily […]

Amsterdam Beurs van Berlage: why you should visit.

The Beurs van Berlage: an introduction In the center of Amsterdam an important monument of modern Dutch architecture is located: the Beurs van Berlage. The Beurs van Berlage was built as a trade center in 1903, and was named after its architect. The architect Berlage belonged to the new generation of architects of that time: he […]

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Coffee time! How to drink coffee in The Netherlands.

Coffee variations In almost every country of the world you can order a cup of coffee. Coffee really is a world traveler! During the past centuries coffee has travelled from one country to another. It has become part of a nice morning breakfast, or evening after dinner beverage, in a lot of countries. However, the […]