Archive of ‘Netherlands’ category

Welcome To The Iconic Kinderdijk Windmills

day trips from Rotterdam

Well hello there, Dutch icon. Nice to finally see you. Quite frankly, it doesn’t really get more scenic and picturesque than this in the Netherlands. Kinderdijk (pronounced kin-der-dike – you’re welcome). It starts with a relatively calm boat ride through the maze of canals/rivers outside Rotterdam and then, bam, the largest concentration of windmills in […]

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6 Day Trips from Rotterdam You Should Consider

photos of delft

One of the big advantages of traveling within the Netherlands, outside massive amounts of cheese and overall awesomeness, is the proximity to, well, everything. Because if you’ve looked at a European map, chances are you’ve either: Noticed how small the Netherlands are, or… That you just haven’t seen them at all (true story). It’s always […]

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World War II Sites in Europe – Key Locations

world war II sites in europe

When most people think of Europe, they either think of its romantic cobblestone streets (Paris, Rome, Prague!) or its mouthwatering local delicacies (Modena, Alsace!). Yet, too few picture its agitated and often tragic history, which may not be as rosy but is infinitely more important. For history to stop repeating itself, we must remember the […]

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