Secret Gouda: Your free self-guided walking tour of Gouda with the best things to do in Gouda

Secret Gouda: Your free self-guided walking tour of Gouda with the best things to do in Gouda

Gouda is a city in South Holland, the Netherlands, that is famous for its namesake cheese. Many people only come to Gouda for the cheese market, however there’s so much more to this beautiful Dutch city only an hour from Amsterdam. In this guide to Gouda’s...
Why you need to visit one of the last Delft Blue Factories in Delft to see Delftware handmade in front of you for FREE

Why you need to visit one of the last Delft Blue Factories in Delft to see Delftware handmade in front of you for FREE

Culture is a funny thing. We devour it and ask for more, but at what cost? Today, I’ll be telling you the story of De Delftse Pauw, one of the last remaining Delft Blauw factories in Delft where delftware is still handpainted and produced in Delft.  I’ll...
Best hotels in the Hague: Your guide to the best areas to stay in the Hague written by a Hague resident

Best hotels in the Hague: Your guide to the best areas to stay in the Hague written by a Hague resident

Planning your trip to the Hague, the Netherlands?  This is your insider’s guide to the best hotels in the Hague, including the best neighborhoods to stay in.  I’m still a recent arrival to the Hague as I’ve been living here less than a year, however...
One day in Leiden: Things to do in Leiden and free self-guided walking tour of Leiden

One day in Leiden: Things to do in Leiden and free self-guided walking tour of Leiden

A lot of you have been really curious about Leiden. Since moving to the Hague, I regularly visit Leiden and I’m actually considering moving to Leiden as I love it so much.  This cozy Dutch university town is the perfect day trip from Amsterdam (or Rotterdam), so...
Your complete guide to Scheveningen: A resident’s guide to Scheveningen beach and beyond

Your complete guide to Scheveningen: A resident’s guide to Scheveningen beach and beyond

I’m not even a beach person, but the Scheveningen beach has found a way into my heart. Now that it’s actually beach weather, it’s the perfect time to visit Scheveningen.  When I first moved to the Hague, I actually lived in Scheveningen as it was...