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Category: the Netherlands

Romance in Rotterdam

Who could think a port city like Rotterdam as a romantic city? Apart from its modern architectures, Rotterdam does not offer many old historical buildings or canals like Paris or […]

Starry Night over the Entrepothaven

Located in the neighborhood of Kop van Zuid (Rotterdam), Entrepothaven, a yachts harbour, always looks charming at night. Beside of its fame as a neighborhood for the yuppies, this area […]

Monochrome Monday: Caught in the Act!

100th post! I can’t believe that finally my blog post reached to three digits number. And this is my 15th Monochrome Monday post! Having weekly post like Monochrome Monday motivates […]

A Run for the Guide Dogs

Rotterdam is quite active in organizing annual running events. Rotterdam Marathon (42K) is one of the events that has been internationally acknowledged. It was mentioned as the Worlds Top Ten Marathon by the […]

De Rotterdam Towers

A building is not just a place to be but a way to be. (Frank Lloyd Wright) A new icon to the city, De Rotterdam was created to be a […]

Monochrome Monday: A Photographer

Taken in De Rotterdam at 42nd floor, Office Tower. Beautiful city view  of Rotterdam from this height. I was joining a tour to explore the building during the World Port […]

Rotterdam’s World Port Days

Used to be the world’s busiest port (1962 to 2002), Port of Rotterdam is still considered as the largest port in Europe.  Every year, the Port organizes the World Port […]

The Sustainable Rotterdam

One thing to respect Rotterdam is its local government efforts to develop the city as one of sustainable cities in Europe. One of their first actions is by having 10,000 m2 […]

Dockwise Vanguard is in Rotterdam!

The largest heavy-lift ship in the world, Dockwise Vanguard, is visiting Rotterdam (the Netherlands) and staying in Wilhelminakade (Rotterdam), until tonight. It is owned by Dockwise Ltd., a Dutch marine transport company that […]

Caribbean Summer in Rotterdam

Rotterdam was in Caribbean-Latin atmosphere yesterday (19 July 2014): tropical heat and colorful summer carnival (zomer carnaval in Dutch). Finally I had a chance to see it again after being absence […]