Netherlands

Royal Palace of Amsterdam

The Royal Palace of Amsterdam is located in Dam Square, a 5-minute walk from Amsterdam Centraal Sation. It is right at the very heart of Amsterdam. It was built in...

Hillegom Fields

After our visit to Keukenhof Gardens, my friends drove me to Hillegom, where I saw huge tulip fields! The fields were in a colorful bloom, and there was a variety...

Beatrix Pavilion, Keukenhof, Holland

Beatrix Pavilion, Keukenhof, Holland

I was surprised to see lots of orchids at Keukenhof Gardens, probably the largest collection I have ever seen. I learned that many Dutch orchid growers exhibit their most beautiful...

Keukenhof Gardens

Address: Bezoekadres, Stationsweg 166A, 2161 AM Lisse (about 22 km or 13 miles from Schiphol Amsterdam Airport) Phone: +31(0)252-465555 (info@keukenhof.nl) Hours: March – May every year, 8 a.m. – 7:30...

Museum Speelklok

After touring the museum, I spent some time in the souvenir shop. This caught my eye. When I saw these wine glasses at Museum Speelklok, I thought I should test...

Dom Tower of Utrecht

We had planned to continue our cycling around South Holland on my second day. Unfortunately, it rained the entire day, which is not atypical in this part of the world....

Shops in Utrecht

It was still raining (cold & windy) when we arrived in Utrecht. There were not a lot of people, as it was Sunday. Many shops close on Sunday. You can...

Centraal Station, Amsterdam

When we reached Amsterdam Centraal, which is Amsterdam’s central railway station, it was about to rain. You can tell from the dark clouds it was going to rain cats and...

Cycling around Alphen aan den Rijn

Address: Alphen aan den Rijn is a town in the province of South Holland, between Leiden and Utrecht. It’s about 30 km from Schiphol Amsterdam International Airport. I took Bus...

Alphen aan den Rijn in Infrared

Address: Alphen aan den Rijn is a town in the province of South Holland, between Leiden and Utrecht. It’s about 30 km from Schiphol Amsterdam International Airport. I took Bus...

Windmills in Alphen aan den Rijn

Address: Alphen aan den Rijn is a town in the province of South Holland, between Leiden and Utrecht. It’s about 30 km from Schiphol Amsterdam International Airport. I took Bus...

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

I usually don’t take pictures of airports, but this airport is special and is a favorite of mine… That’s why I’m creating this page just to showcase Schiphol. I particularly...

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