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kinderdijk windmills

Windmills, Windmills Everywhere!

Posted on 04. Feb, 2013 by .

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Well hello there, Dutch icon. Nice to finally see you. Quite frankly, it doesn’t really get more scenic and picturesque than this in the Netherlands. Kinderdijk (pronounced kin-der-dike - you’re welcome). It starts with a relatively calm boat ride through the maze of canals/rivers outside Rotterdam and then, bam, the largest concentration of windmills in [...]

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Hostel ROOM Rotterdam

Where to stay in Rotterdam: Hostel ROOM

Posted on 30. Jan, 2013 by .

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During my trip across Northern Europe, I made a brief stop in Rotterdam and stayed at the ROOM Hostel, thanks once again to Hostelworld. Here’s a review of my night there! Hostel ROOM Rotterdam - The Location View Larger Map Hostel ROOM Rotterdam - The Hostel   The hostel is in a typical Dutch brownstone [...]

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delft

Delft, the quintessential Dutch village

Posted on 23. Nov, 2012 by .

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When you think of the Netherlands, and Holland in particular, what pops to your mind? Canals, cobblestone streets, bicycles, cheese and gabled roofs? This is exactly what you’ll get in Delft. All these ingredients together make the ultimate Dutch village, the one we imagine, the one we read about and the one we want to [...]

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suite hotel pincoffs

Where to stay in Rotterdam: Suite Hotel Pincoffs

Posted on 01. Nov, 2012 by .

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During my recent stay in Rotterdam, I wasn’t very lucky when it came to my accommodation - three nights, three different places. Not exactly my idea of a relaxing weekend getaway. But the minute I entered the Suite Hotel Pincoffs, all worries and frustrations were forgotten. Warm greetings, a fresh decor and a welcoming atmosphere [...]

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Keukenhof Gardens

A Daytrip at the Keukenhof Gardens

Posted on 26. Feb, 2010 by .

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You know spring is around the corner when your local market starts selling colorful stashes of tulips. There’s no mistaking that! And Holland is no exception - the tulip capital of the world, the Keukenhof Gardens,  are actually located an hour away from Amsterdam and makes for a perfect daytrip out of the city. The [...]

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