Just a short distance further beyond Zaanse Schans is a small Dutch town called Alkmaar, which during the summer turns into a traditional cheese market, every Friday. This Dutch town keeps the tradition alive of carrying, weighing and selling loads of Gouda cheese. This special cheese weighing market has taken place every year from May until […]

When you think of the Netherlands, you picture wooden windmills, delicious cheese and perhaps the hope that the locals still wear wooden clogs. One of the best parts about visiting the Netherlands is getting to explore beyond just Amsterdam and truly experience what it was like to live in a little Dutch settlement. Zaanse Schans […]

It seems like it is becoming more popular to visit the #2 or #3 cities of a country instead of heading straight for the capital city which is over priced, over crowded and a tad too dirty. While Amsterdam is incredibly beautiful and should not be missed while traveling through Holland, it might be more […]

Beloved by many, Amsterdam has found its place on Pinterest by millions of people all trying to showcase the best of the best, so how can I compete? Nonetheless, I too have fallen for the city’s charm and romance while strolling the canals and taking in the culture!

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