Delft is a small Dutch town known for its Delftware, being the city of Dutch Royal family, practically the first capital of the Netherlands and the city of the famous Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer. Visit Delft – a ‘must see’ destination when travelling in the Netherlands.
Author: Elena at TravelByExample
One day trip to Ghent
Ghent is the third largest and one of the oldest cities in Belgium. With its well preserved historical center, canals, medieval architecture and pedestrian city center Ghent is a ‘must visit’ destination when you are travelling in Belgium.
Visit Amersfoort – a small Dutch town you must see
Visit Amersfoort – a Dutch city in Utrecht municipality with a well preserved medieval town center. It will charm you from the first sight with its historical buildings, narrow streets, canals and stone bridges.
Visit Leiden – a small Dutch town you must see
Home of the country’s oldest university, Leiden is a charming town located between Amsterdam and The Hague. Visit Leiden for its old architecture, museums, charming canals and streets with lots of cafes and restaurants in the town center.
Visit Gouda – a small Dutch town you must see
Visit Gouda – a town in South Holland’s part of the Netherlands. Gouda is famous for its cheese among other things and it makes a perfect one day trip from Amsterdam.
One day in The Hague
The Hague (or Den Haag in Dutch) is a city on the North Sea, home of the Dutch government, Dutch royal family palace, International Court of Justice among many other international government organisations and it’s simply one of my favourite cities in the Netherlands. I like it for its big green parks, interesting museums, historical buildings as well as modern city skyline and of course for its seacoast.
What to see in the Netherlands
After living here for a few years we know from our experience there are lots of things to see and do in the Netherlands. Below is the list of must see and do in the Netherlands along with our photos to inspire you to visit this country.
How to spend a day in Antwerp
Antwerp is the second largest city in Belgium and is well known for its port, its diamond business and for being the home city of the famous artist Peter Paul Rubens. We have been to this city a few times already and would like to share how to spend a day in Antwerp.
Favourite places to visit in Utrecht with kids
We have been living in Utrecht for a few years and with our boys explored many parks, museums, gardens and attractions in and around the city. In this post I would like to share our favourite places to visit in Utrecht with kids.
What to do in Innsbruck in summer
Innsbruck is a very nice city in alpine part of Austria. When you think of Innsbruck you probably think of skiing and other winter sports. But there is much more to see and do in this city at any time of the year. We went to Innsbruck in summer during our holidays in Austria and had a very nice two days there.