Delft – A Dutch Treat in More Ways than One

Delft Canal View

DELFT HAS HISTORY, ART, A THRIVING WEEKEND MARKET, DELFT BLUE POTTERY AND LOTS MORE: Delft is best-known the world over for its Delft Blue pottery. However, a visit to this charming town in the province of South Holland (Zuid-Holland) reminds us that Delft’s appeal extends way beyond its famous earthenware. It is a also city […]

Delft Nieuwe Kerk – The Final Resting Place for the House of Orange Royals

Nieuwe Kerk Tower

DELFT IS THE FINAL RESTING PLACE OF WILLIAM OF ORANGE AND OTHER ROYALS: At the heart of Delft market square is a landmark that links directly to the country’s royal past. The Nieuwe Kerk (New Church) on the Markt is where William of Orange (or William the Silent) was entombed in 1584 and since then […]

A Royal Delft Experience

Royal Delft Pottery

A STOP IN THE TOWN OF DELFT TO VISIT ITS FAMOUS ROYAL DELFT FACTORY: Mention Delft and the iconic Delft Blue pottery immediately springs to mind. Delft was a stop on our tour of Belgium and the Netherlands and I was particularly pleased that we were finally visiting this town that is famous the world […]

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 […]