Somewhere with Tulips

Holland travel stories

Emerald Waterways Lauches in 2014

NEW RIVER CRUISE LAUNCHES FOR 2014 EMERALD WATERWAYS TO OFFER HIGH QUALITY EUROPEAN SAILINGS AND EXCEPTIONAL VALUE – AND THE INDUSTRY’S NEWEST SHIPS Boston, MA, August 2013 – The rumors of a new river cruise line have been floating around for a number of months – and...

read more

Holland’s National Maritime Museum Reopened

(AMSTERDAM, October 2011) – Het Scheepvaartmuseum, The National Maritime Museum, in Amsterdam reopened to the public on October 2nd, presenting thirteen new exhibitions in its fully renovated landmark building dating from 1656.   Highlights include replicas of...

read more

The European Fine Art Fair

Maastricht, March 27, 2011 - The European Fine Art Fair is widely acknowledged as the world’s most influential art fair. The fair, which is held at the Maastricht Exhibition and Congress Centre, closed on March 27th. The focus was on the fair’s extraordinary works of...

read more

Surround Sounds: Cafe Haarlem

“Soul food in Amsterdam?” I thought. “Food, Music and More!” proclaimed the red script font. Intrigued and two months into my Netherland stint, I squeeze into the tight double doors, schoolbag in tow. Squeezing in, is frequent in Amsterdam. Doors are often skinny, a...

read more

Surround Sounds: Cafe de Prins, Part Two

I never liked pea soup. I never saw the great joy in hanging out with peas warmed up in a bowl, waiting for something to happen; just doesn’t do it for me. However, I have been in Amsterdam for the past six months and built rapport with the staff at Café Prins, and as...

read more

Surround Sounds: Café De Prins

Bzzz-eeypp! The door chime proclaims another patron joins the ranks here warm at the eight stool wooden bar. I look towards the window noting the continuously fallen snow and frost, yet it is still toasty inside the mellow confines of Café Prins. Actually, mellow...

read more

Amsterdam’s Aalsmeer Flower Auction

At Holland’s Aalsmeer Flower Auction flowers are the language of everything: color, space, money and, of course, love. When I think how close I came to missing this unique experience, I cringe. Aalsmeer, a small town located just south of Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport,...

read more

2010 European River Cruises

New York, June 2009 -- Offering consumers and travel agents a head start on planning next year's vacations, Peter Deilmann EuropAmerica Cruises will begin accepting bookings on August 1, 2009 for its 2010 schedule of European river cruises; full details and pricing...

read more

Hermitage Amsterdam Museum Open

Amsterdam, Netherlands — On Saturday June 20th, 2009, beginning at 10 a.m., a major new European cultural destination, the greatly expanded Hermitage Amsterdam, will welcome visitors to its elegantly restored 17th-century building in the historic heart of Amsterdam....

read more

Zuiderzee Museum in Holland

60TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ZUIDERZEE MUSEUM A New Museum At The Interface Of Land And Water The Zuiderzee Museum, located in the small town of Enkhuizen, the Netherlands, will celebrate its 60th anniversary with a comprehensive transformation of its exhibits, artwork,...

read more

Holland’s Keukenhof

Where Keukenhof is situated now was a hunting area in the 15th century. Herbs for the kitchen of the castle of Jacoba van Beieren were also collected here; hence the name Keukenhof. The current park was a section of the sizeable estate of Slot Teylingen, with...

read more

Are you ready for Travel?

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This