Alkmaar – Full of History and Cheese

Alkmaar Waag, Waagplein

There’s More to Alkmaar Than Its Kaasmarkt (Cheese Market): Alkmaar is a historic city and municipality located in the province of Noord Holland. Whilst most tourists come to Alkmaar to enjoy its traditional kaasmarkt (cheese market), one of the four traditional cheese markets remaining in the Netherlands, the city has 399 listed rijksmonuments (national heritage […]

Delft – Final Resting Place of William of Orange

Delft New Church

Delft is Famous for its Blue Delft and as the Final Resting Place of William of Orange: Delft is a town that is best-known the world over for its Blue Delft pottery. But this charming town in the province of South Holland (Zuid-Holland) is equally famous as the final resting place of William of Orange. […]

Coffeeshops in Amsterdam

Amsterdam-Coffee-Shop

In Amsterdam Coffeeshops Cannabis Are Openly Sold for Recreational Use: Like its De Wallen Red Light District, the coffeeshops in Amsterdam (gedoogbeleid) are a unique feature of the Dutch culture and one that attracts many visitors to the country. In the coffeeshops in Amsterdam it is not the cappuccino or latte that customers seek out […]

Amsterdam by Bike – Seeing Amsterdam the Truly Dutch Way

Amsterdam Sightseeing Bike Tours

Amsterdam by Bike is The Truly Dutch Way of Sightseeing in Amsterdam: There are many ways of getting around Amsterdam – by bus, tram or metro – but the preferred Dutch way of travel is cycling. Amsterdam is one of the most bicycle-friendly cities in the world and there are nearly 400 kilometres of bicycle […]

Shopping for Genuine Blue Delft Pottery in Delft

Blue Delft Pottery

Delft Is Famous the World Over for Its Blue and White Delftware: Delft is a city that pottery collectors will be familiar with.  This picturesque city in the South Holland province (Zuid-Holland) is best known for its blue and white tin-glazed pottery known as Delftware. Origin of Delft Pottery Delft pottery was introduced to the […]

De Wallen – Amsterdam’s Red Light District

De Wallen, Amsterdam

De Wallen – Amsterdam’s Famous Red Light District: For some, one of the most exciting (or some may say, ‘sexciting’) districts in Amsterdam is its Red Light District. Amsterdam’s Red Light District is famous the world over and has long been one of the city’s major tourist attractions. And it’s not just those in search […]

Alkmaar Cheese Market – A Traditional Dutch Cheese Market

Traditional Cheese Market

See Cheese Traded the Traditional Way at The Alkmaar Cheese Market: Alkmaar is a medieval city with many attractions, but the one thing that brings visitors here in droves in summer is its traditional cheese market. The Alkmaar Cheese Market is one of the four remaining traditional cheese markets in the Netherlands. Alkmaar Cheese Market […]

Venlo Railway Station – Venlo, Netherlands

Venlo Railway Station by J.Roßkamp

Venlo Railway Station in Venlo Has Good Connections to Major Dutch Cities: Venlo Railway Station serves the town of Venlo and is part of the Nederlandse Spoorwegen railway network, one of the Dutch railway operators. Although Venlo is a small town of only 90,000 people, it is well connected by train. This is because Venlo […]

Floriade Express – Floriade 2012 – Venlo, Netherlands

Floriade-2012

Travel to Floriade 2012 in Venlo, Netherlands on the Floriade Express: The wait is over for garden and flower show enthusiasts.  Floriade 2012 is finally here!  As early as August last year, many people were already asking about how to get to Floriade from Amsterdam and elsewhere by public transport. The quickest way for many […]

CitizenM – Amsterdam Airport Hotel

CitizenM Schiphol

CitizenM Amsterdam Airport Hotel Review: For the convenience of being able to walk from your airport hotel to the airport check-in desk, we can expect to pay a decent amount of money.  So when an airport hotel offers affordable luxury and the convenience of being able to walk to the airport, we had to give […]