Keukenhof 2016 – The Golden Age

As we approach the end of March and Spring in Europe, the tulips of Keukenhof are upon us again. I can still vividly remember my last visit even though it was three years ago. Unfortunately, there isn’t going to be a repeat of Tulipmania as Gardens by the Bay...

A lovely bakery in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Lanskroon is one of those cozy and lovely place that once you take a step inside, everything just falls into place and feels so right. I visited the bakery on my last day in Amsterdam and I wished I had done so much earlier. Lanskroon is a lovely tearoom with only a...

Rijksmuseum, Netherlands

Designed by renowned Dutch architect Pierre Cuypers, the Rijksmuseum is one of Amsterdam’s grandest museums (and probably, its greatest). It was previously kept under wraps in order to carry out an extensive restoration and renovation. In April 2013, after 10 long...

Keukenhof, the garden of Europe

It is difficult to write about the Netherlands without talking about the tulip. Although the flower is not an official symbol of the Netherlands, the tulip is highly popular and has enjoyed a close association with the country. It may, therefore, be a surprise to some...