The Dutch Traditional Village

From Schipol Airport, we took a train going to Koog-Zaandijk, which is about 30 minutes journey. And from there, we walked for about 15 minutes before we finally reach the beautiful Zaan Region. I fell in love with the place right away – the idyllic views of the windmills, the wooden quaint houses beautifully painted in green, the tranquil River Zaan,…

Vincent & Rembrandt

  Holland has taken its pride for having two of the famous national artist of all times – Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn and Vincent Willem van Gogh.   Vincent became one of my favorite artists after reading his story, how he has suffered from mental illness and how he was unloved and unrecognized until his death. We have visited…

Walking ’round the Streets of Amsterdam

We had experienced a perfect weather in Amsterdam last August 2014. ‘Twas also a perfect time to stroll around the streets of the wonderful city of Amsterdam. Arriving at the Amsterdam Central, most of it’s major tourist attractions can be reached by walking. We could’ve also hired a bicycle (which is famous in the city),…