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Category: the Netherlands

Soon: Rotterdam Summer Street Parade!

Street Parade of Summer Carnival (Zomercarnaval) is my favorite annual event in Rotterdam. Having been absence last year because I was in Cuba, this year I am pretty sure I […]

Remembering Rotterdam Blitz

On the 14th May 1940, Rotterdam was bombed heavily by the German air force. Leaving thousands homeless and lost their love ones, it ruined historical buildings, it was devastating how […]

The First Dutch King’s Day!

This year, 2014, today is for the first time, the Netherlands celebrates its first King’s Day (in Dutch: Koningsdag). The previous celebration used to be called as Queen’s day (in […]

The Hague: Het Binnenhof

While Amsterdam is the capital city of the Netherlands, the Hague (in Dutch: Den Haag) is the city where Dutch government, Dutch Parliament, the Supreme Court, Office of the Royal […]

Rotterdam’s Monuments

Rotterdam maybe not a popular city to visit for tourists when visiting the Netherlands. However, the city has special monuments that make it differs to other cities in the Netherlands. […]

Rotterdam City Hall at Night

The City Hall in Rotterdam, Office of Rotterdam City Mayor, was built in 1914-1920. It was designed by Henri Evers. Evers was one of well-known Dutch architects who contributed his […]

Rotterdam Bird’s Eye View

This weekend we invited our Dutch nieces to take their first flying lesson from Rotterdam Flying Club. While Britt, the eldest, was in charge of the cockpit; Mette was assigned to […]

Sunny Sunday: Hoek van Holland

It is very rare to have a beautiful sunny day in the Netherlands during the winter season, especially on Sunday. So we decided to have a long walk with our […]