Day Trip to Giethoorn

Day Trip to Giethoorn

This post contains affiliate links. Giethoorn is jaw-dropping as a postcard-perfect village surrounded by water in the north of The Netherlands. People keep calling it the "Venice of the North" and the "Village with no Roads"...but I disagree....
A day trip to The Hague

A day trip to The Hague

Have you ever had your assumptions turned upside-down? Maybe you think people are rude in one country and learn it couldn't be farther for the truth. It could be that you've heard isn't worth writing home about, and...
Historic Haarlem

Historic Haarlem

  My favorite part of traveling is finding those hidden gems...those places that the only locals and travelers who do major research seem to know about. Haarlem is one of those places. Simply put, it’s a real place...
Leiden: A Charming Dutch Town

Leiden: A Charming Dutch Town

  I’m starting to wonder if all Dutch towns are picture perfect. I’ve been to quite a few now, and it’s just uncanny how beautiful these towns are. Seriously though, have you seen Utrecht, Maastricht, Alkmaar, and Zaanse...
Maastricht: Charm of the South

Maastricht: Charm of the South

Unlike the “Outside the Limits” series, this time we took a 2.5 hour train ride for our day trip. But it was still worth it! Tucked away in the southern tip of the Netherlands is a province surrounded...
Keukenhof : The Flowers of Holland

Keukenhof : The Flowers of Holland

Oh Holland! You with your beautiful flowers and flat bike-friendly land. No wonder I love you so! What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Holland? Affiliate link: You can purchase your Keukenhof tickets...
Outside the Limits: Zaanse Schans

Outside the Limits: Zaanse Schans

Windmills and water are what you think of when you think of the Netherlands, right? If that’s the case, then you should definitely check out the windmills just outside Amsterdam! You don’t have to go far to feel...
A day trip to Utrecht

A day trip to Utrecht

[caption id="attachment_395" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Photo by: Sean Cutrufello[/caption] Many of us visit major cities when traveling. But if you have the time, check out the cities and towns outside the city limits! When visiting Utrecht it might feel...