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A visit to the Keukenhof Gardens

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Posted in Europe, Garden Tours, Holland

One of the paths at Keukenhof Gardens
Photo By: Jerome Levine The narrow window for visiting the Keukenhof Gardens in Lisse (in the province of South Holland in the Netherlands) is limited to eight weeks a year—between March and May. So flower-lovers, gardeners and photographers from all over the world
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Fashionable Amsterdam – the greatest small city in the world

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Amsterdam is a city reputed for its inventiveness and claims as its own numerous fashion and design icons. From night clubs to the fashion runway, the city is a trendy stimulus. Even if your budget hinders you from splurging on one-off designs, there are ways of taking in Amsterdam’s voguish
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Majestic Windmills of Amsterdam

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Posted in Activities, Adventure, Air Travel, Backpacking, Biking, Birdwatching, Destinations, Europe, Family Travel, Features, Garden Tours, Gay and Lesbian Travel, Green Travel, Historical travel, Holiday Travel, Holland, Honeymoon and Destination Weddings, Planning, Romance, Solo Travel, Spiritual Travel, Style, Voluntourism

Majestic Windmill by Njaj Amsterdam is the beautiful capital city of the Netherlands. It is a city steeped deep in 17th century history through its buildings, streets and canal ways. It is home to windmills or windmolen as they say in Dutch – the language of Holland. There was
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Elegance in Amsterdam

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Amsterdam is the greatest small city in the world. It overflows with character, 17th century merchant houses and distinctive canals who themselves are listed as a World Heritage. It’s impossible to escape the city’s history, like that of the quietly elegant De L’Europe, built in the 1800s on the banks
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Keukenhof Gardens in Holland – it’s blooming marvellous!

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Posted in Belgium, Culinary, Europe, Garden Tours, Holland, Holland/Flanders

There is no better time to visit Holland than in the spring when symphonies of tulips bathe the landscape in a carpet of rich, vibrant colour. Holland dazzles the senses with Flower Power. The Dutch celebrate their blooms at every opportunity with a procession of flower parades, flower fairs, flower
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Going Dutch

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Posted in Adventure, Culinary, Destinations, Europe, Holland, Holland/Flanders, Luxury, Style

Whilst on a tea safari in Holland Cindy-Lou Dale soon discovered the meaning of a cake hang-over. I’ve heard much about the Dutch tea drinking culture, even more so about their idyllic afternoon tea shops. I saddled up my photographic assistant, Heather, booked a couple of Eurostar and Thalys train
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