Utrecht – Amsterdam’s cool little brother

I could name many highlights of our trip to Holland. Amsterdam was not one of them. Maybe I’m doing it injustice and it was only an unfortunate combination of events that led to my disappointment. From our early morning trek around the Nieuwmarkt district desperately tring to find a decent breakfast things took a turn…

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Seeing tulips at Keukenhof: There’s something for everyone

I was told by a friend that visiting Holland to see the tulips is the biggest clichΓ© of all, something along the lines of having a picture taken wearing a mask in Venice. As if it was only a matter of time until I start travelling with tour groups. Needless to say, hearing this did…

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My imaginary Dutch life

I never thought I would be dreaming of living in Holland. During our recent trip there, however, I’ve learnt to love the country and its little quirks. So I’ve created a pretty detailed image in my head of how our life there would look: We live in a lovely house on the outskirts of a…

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