Dutch Life in the Old days

There is more to see in this gorgeous city and its surroundings than you think. You just have to look for it. If you are here for a long weekend or a short break leave Amsterdam for a little and discover the Netherlands. At only a short drive there is the Zaanse Schans which you…

Northern Sun

This is our first day trip and we're off to the north of Holland to Groningen. In August you can even go for a little daytrip and get a glimpse of an amazing festival. Travel time is around two hours and a half by train. You can go straight from Central Station there's always offers,…

Old Amsterdam

Hidden in between a pair of streets up in the North: lies the remains of a late medieval settlement on the Waterlandse Zeedijk.  Large sections of the Dyke still run through the urban parts of Amsterdam North. Nieuwendam was founded after one of the dykes broke in 1514. Starting to trade grain and peat the…

Cool Japan

We decided to become more adventurous and realized; outside of this beautiful city there must be some spots to visit. This time that idea took us to Leiden and Volkenkunde Museum. We signed up for a fun instameet to discover the museum before opening hours. They have just opened the expo “Cool Japan” and it…