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The European Crossroads Maastricht

It resides in the very south of Netherlands. It is a city with remains from Roman times, it was fought over many a time during medieval and renaissance times and situated... Read More

Travel Post by EuropeZigZag on the 01-10-16


The Travelettes Guide to Amsterdam

The ferry pulls up in front of the Amsterdam Central Station and the bikes, motorcycles and cars around me start to rev their engines and push their pedals. There isn’t... Read More

Travel Post by Travelettes on the 06-06-16


Pic of the Week: Canal in Amsterdam, Netherlands

On her very first solo adventure, this Solo Travel Society member sent us this great shot of a canal in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The post Pic of the Week: Canal in Amsterdam,... Read More

Travel Post by Solo Traveler on the 20-05-16


DEPARTING NOW | Express to The Most Iconic Pieces of Art in the World

The post DEPARTING NOW | Express to The Most Iconic Pieces of Art in the World appeared first on BACK TO BUCKLEY - The Pursuit of Happiness: from MELBOURNE To LONDON... Read More

Travel Post by Back To Buckley on the 15-05-16


A drive around the tulip fields

It’s always a treat to fly into Amsterdam Schiphol Airport in the spring as you’ll have the chance to see the flowering tulip fields from the air, provided you book a... Read More

Travel Post by Velvet Escape on the 27-04-16


A weekend in Rotterdam

It all started with a conversation I overheard between two ladies as I walked down a street in Amsterdam. One of them had just spent a weekend in Rotterdam and she... Read More

Travel Post by Velvet Escape on the 07-04-16


Turning Japanese in Holland

I didn’t expect it to happen here. San Francisco? Definitely. Paris? Sure. Amsterdam? Certainly. But Rotterdam? That’s where I was wrong. Rotterdam is a world-class jazz city; I just didn’t know it, yet.... Read More

Travel Post by Beers and Beans on the 05-04-16


Unforgettable winter experiences

I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with winter. On the one hand, I love the gorgeous winter scenes and the cozy feeling of sitting by a crackling fire with... Read More

Travel Post by Velvet Escape on the 16-12-15


Velvet moments: dreamy sunset in Amsterdam

I was on my way home from dinner when I passed this canal in Amsterdam’s city centre. I always enjoy catching a glimpse of this view when I cycle across the... Read More

Travel Post by Velvet Escape on the 06-10-15


Europe is always a good idea. Here are 5 cities we will revisit again and again

Travel to Europe is always a good idea. For many North Americans, traveling to Europe is THE dream vacation. There are few regions in the world that can compete with Europe when... Read More

Travel Post by Traveling Canucks on the 23-08-15


Viking River Grand European Tour Carries On An Age-Old Tradition

The English historian, Edward Gibbon, once remarked that, “According to the law of custom, and perhaps of reason, foreign travel completes the education of an English gentleman.” Gibbon might well be... Read More

Travel Post by Hole In The Donut on the 15-08-15


Take a boat ride in the Amsterdam canals

Amsterdam is known for them. Tourists flock to this city in awe of their presence. The city is called the Venice of the north because of them. We are of course... Read More

Travel Post by EuropeZigZag on the 20-07-15


The Sadness of Amsterdam

The moment I stepped inside the Anne Frank House, a shiver shot up my spine and my hair stood on end. As I climbed into the rafters where eight Jews were... Read More

Travel Post by Hole In The Donut on the 20-06-15


PHOTO: Albert Cuyptmarkt in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Albert Cuyptmarkt in Amsterdam, which operates six days a week, is one of the largest open-air markets in the Dutch... Read More

Travel Post by Hole In The Donut on the 19-06-15


PHOTO: NEMO Science Center in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Designed to look like an enormous ship prow rising from the water, the NEMO Science Center in Amsterdam, The Netherlands,... Read More

Travel Post by Hole In The Donut on the 17-06-15


A Rhine Getaway with Viking Cruises

The Rhine is one of the most famous rivers in the world. From its source in Switzerland, the river winds its way into France, where it forms the border with... Read More

Travel Post by Velvet Escape on the 16-06-15


PHOTO: Binnenhof in The Hague, Netherlands

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Ridderzaal (Knight’s Hall), is the centerpiece of the Binnenhof in The Hague, Netherlands. The 13th century Gothic complex was originally... Read More

Travel Post by Hole In The Donut on the 15-06-15


ARTZUID 2015 Sets the Tone for Amsterdam’s Burgeoning Art Scene

There are many criteria by which the greatness of a city might be judged, but the height of its skyscrapers and the number of residents are not among them. For me,... Read More

Travel Post by Hole In The Donut on the 13-06-15


Wellness (almost) in Rotterdam

Witte de Withstraat is the most famous street for going out to dinner and party in Rotterdam. But wellness and fitness travel is a relatively unknown concept for a weekend trip... Read More

Travel Post by EuropeZigZag on the 12-04-15


16 Dutch Foods You Must Try

Before we get started on the different Dutch foods you have to try during a visit to my adopted country of the Netherlands, I would like to ask you to undertake... Read More

Travel Post by Travelettes on the 31-03-15


Velvet moments: Amsterdam in one photo

It was a sunny winter day and I happened to pass the back of the famous Flower Market in Amsterdam. I’ve walked down this stretch a million times but I guess... Read More

Travel Post by Velvet Escape on the 11-03-15


Instatrip: Photos from a Weekend in Amsterdam.

Ahhhh, Amsterdam. Certainly one of the prettiest cities in all of the Netherlands, maybe even Europe! Walking along the cobblestoned streets, you can’t help but marvel at the unique architecture both old... Read More

Travel Post by Cheryl Howard on the 02-01-15


What to do in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a city full of beauty. It is a small city, but there are a lot of things you can do. Here are some of the things we enjoyed the... Read More

Travel Post by Our EPIK Travels on the 14-12-14


What to Eat in Amsterdam

Besides being unspeakably beautiful, Amsterdam offers great food. Cody and I somehow managed to stumble upon a lot of great restaurants with amazing food, which makes me wonder if ALL of... Read More

Travel Post by Our EPIK Travels on the 12-12-14


Amsterdam was such a uniquely beautiful city. Every corner we...

Amsterdam was such a uniquely beautiful city. Every corner we turned,... Read More

Travel Post by Our EPIK Travels on the 11-12-14


Velvet moment: travel photo – sunset in Amsterdam

This spot on the banks of the Amstel River at Café Hesp (map) is one of my favourite places in Amsterdam to simply chill. Nothing better than just sitting with my... Read More

Travel Post by Velvet Escape on the 11-09-14


A flight back in time on a Dakota DC3

I come from a family of aviation enthusiasts. Hmmm… on second thought, that’s not entirely true. Whereas my father was a true aviation geek and my brother and I share... Read More

Travel Post by Velvet Escape on the 10-07-14


Tulips in Holland – oh what a sight!

It’s my favourite time of the year; when the trees and plants awake from their winter slumber and celebrate this with a riot of colours, the family of green frogs in... Read More

Travel Post by Velvet Escape on the 29-04-14


Groningen for Gallantry

Groningen might fool you. It seems to be a quiet little town in inconspicable north eastern Netherlands. Yes it is small and yes it is quiet in comparison with Amsterdam. But... Read More

Travel Post by EuropeZigZag on the 07-04-14


Velvet moments: travel photo – Old Church, Amsterdam

The Oude Kerk or ‘Old Church’ is one of my favourite churches in Amsterdam. Built in the 14th century, the church is one of the oldest buildings in Amsterdam. It’s a... Read More

Travel Post by Velvet Escape on the 20-02-14