Here’s a look at Amsterdam stripped of its colors. After all it wasn’t just Van Gogh who lived here, also the one who was considered as one of the greatest painters and printmakers – Rembrandt.
Amsterdam started as a small fishing village in the late 12th century – according to its history, two fishermen founded it. The name Amsterdam comes from the river Amstel and the Dam that they built to be able to construct … Continue reading
I got so fascinated by the houses we passed by during my countryside tour in Netherlands. They are so pretty and cute and colorful – and they seem to be straight out of a painting… I guess that’s an understatement … Continue reading
With more or less an hour bus ride from Amsterdam, I joined a tour to the north of Holland to see the windmills of Zaanse Schans. Zaanse Schans is a fully inhabited, open-air conservation area and museum. Here you can … Continue reading
Though Venice has been famously known for its canals, the reason is not because of quantity. Amsterdam has more canals and bridges ergo it is also known as the “Venice of the North.” This capital of Netherlands has over 165 … Continue reading
More images from my walk around the city of Paris.
Château de Versailles is not only famous as a building but also a symbol of the system of absolute monarchy in France during the old regime. It started as a hunting lodge or a resting place made of brick and … Continue reading
When you’re touring a city and the rain is pouring, you automatically opt to go to a museum. Unfortunately, the museum was closed that day due to an unforeseen event. But I was glad to find out that even on … Continue reading
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I could walk the whole day in Paris. Paris is truly amazing. It was the first city I visited when I traveled to Europe. There so much to see, do and learn but just walking the streets filled me with … Continue reading