It’s easy to get lost in Venice just by walking; the streets are so narrow and filled with tourists. But it is a wonderful city and considered by some as the most romantic city alongside Paris – probably for those … Continue reading
It was just a short time spent in Frankfurt, so I never got to explore much of the city. From where I was staying at Mercatorstr, Nordend, my feet only took me as far as Eiserner Steg. The brevity of … Continue reading
There’s this intimate relationship between statues and birds (especially doves)… as if each bear significance in their existence. Truly, opposites attract. One is weightily hard and statically still… while the other so soft and light, who can freely fly. They … Continue reading
Amsterdam is among the top cities in the world, which is bike-friendly. They said that it has more bicycles than people. The city has an extensive infrastructure for the bikers, so everywhere you turn there are bikes and bikers.
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.