Waterland : Countryside of Holland

Waterland is a series of quintessential small towns located north of Amsterdam. On the day we visited, the towns were quiet and provided a relaxing getaway from the bustling city. With a 10 Euro Waterland bus ticket, we could hop on and off within the region. We decided to go all the way to Edam…

History and Sights of Amsterdam

With colorful narrow houses perched along canals everywhere, the entire city of Amsterdam is in itself an attraction. Just getting lost in random streets was on top of a must-do list for visitors. A canal in Amsterdam, Holland Narrow houses in Holland, Amsterdam Just behind Amsterdam’s seemingly idyllic setting of canal and colorful houses, however, lies its painful…

Keukenhof

The best time to visit Keukenhof is usually last two weeks of April, when acres of tulip fields bloom. This year, Holland had an exceptionally mild winter (in fact it was the warmest recorded weather ever). So unfortunately for us, by the time we arrived at Keukenhof on May 8th , all the tulip fields had…