March 28, 2016
The Zaanse Schans windmills are a popular tourist attraction all year round, and their location just outside of Amsterdam makes for an easy day trip there. The windmills, which were relocated to Zaanse Schans in the 1960s , provide a glimpse into 18th and 19th Century life in the Netherlands, whereby these large wooden machines were used ...
February 23, 2016
If you have young children and are considering a day trip from Amsterdam, the Miffy Museum (or 'Nijntje' as she is called in Dutch) is the perfect place to visit. This sweet little museum is situated in the beautiful city of Utrecht - only a half hour train ride from Amsterdam. It has been so ...
Efteling: a magical place
February 7, 2016
The Efteling is famous here in the Netherlands. It started as a 'Fairytale Forest' in 1952, and over the years the Efteling grew out into a large-scale theme park with roller-coasters and restaurants, most of them still inspired by fairy tale themes such as Sinbad the Sailor or Fata Morgana. But my favourite part is ...