The Dutch flowerfields; When and where to see them

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Holland is at its best in spring, when parts of the country are covered in a blanket of colourful flower fields and other parts are full of blossoming fruit trees.  Each year I plan a day to hike a trail and photograph both. I only live 20 minutes from the flower fields, still I continue to […]

Noordwijk Beach hot spot: Beach Club O

I’m a real beach junkie. I couldn’t imagine living somewhere where there is no beach in a 20 km radius of my home. Whenever I get a chance, I go to the beach either to have a stroll, dinner, or to get a tan. I also love to just sit and take things in or […]

A Day Trip to Holland’s Fruit Garden, the Betuwe

I love to be outside in nature to enjoy summer’s flowers, green landscapes and the smell of the season. A perfect day trip for the weekend or your staycation is an excursion to the Dutch Fruit Garden, the Betuwe. Usually I go to the Betuwe in spring to do my annual blossom tour. The region […]

Tulip fields and flower gardens at the Keukenhof

For spectacular flower displays you go to the Dutch flower gardens the Keukenhof. It had been 25 years since my last visit, so I felt it was time to explore Holland’s gem again. I love tulips and hyacinths, especially the far stretching fields I pass on the highway. Each year I take photographs because they will […]

Weekend tip: Pick your own tulips

The weather is gorgeous today and it’ll be like this all weekend they say. So let’s go outdoors! Today I went to Annemiekes Pluktuin in Hillegom. It is a pick your own flower farm. You might remember my blogpost from last summer when I went there to pick my own summer flowers (read here). In […]

Autumnal Splendour

This might be the last weekend to fully enjoy fall’s splendour as the trees’ branches are nearly bare. Today I’m sharing a compilation of four places in urban Holland to enjoy the vibrant colours. 1. Slot Zeist,  2. Meijendel in Wassenaar, 3. Landgoed Elswout in Overveen, and 4. Landgoed de Horsten in Wassenaar. Enjoy the little […]