Nerd’s Eye View : Keukenhof, Netherlands

Springtime brings flowering tulips, daffodils and other bulb flowers to Keukenhof Gardens in Lisse, The Netherlands. Keukenhof Gardens, also known as the Garden of Europe, is one of the largest flower gardens in the world, with about seven million flowering bulbs planted every year. The colorful tulips that have become symbolic of Holland are in their peak season every year in April and May. The … Continue reading Nerd’s Eye View : Keukenhof, Netherlands

Nerd’s Eye View : Bruges, Belgium

Bruges, an hour away from the capital city of Brussels by train, is one of the major cities in Belgium that has recently gained popularity as a tourist destination because it offers rich Belgian history and culture. Picturesque cobbled lanes and dreamy canals link photogenic market squares lined with soaring towers, historical churches and lane after lane of old whitewashed almshouses. It’s been described as like … Continue reading Nerd’s Eye View : Bruges, Belgium

Travelog : Zaanse Schans, Amsterdam

Zaanse Schans, a lovely village on the banks of the Zaan River, in the province of North Holland, is famous for holding a collection of well-preserved historic windmills and houses dating back to 18th and 19th century. Zaanse Schans lies in the Zaan region of northern Holland, and is Western Europe’s oldest industrial area. At one point there were over 600 windmills here running at the … Continue reading Travelog : Zaanse Schans, Amsterdam

Nerd’s Eye View : Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam is a truly unique and beautiful city that’s well worth a visit on any European adventure. It’s best known for its canal houses, abundance of tulips, and easy biking trails. With world-class museums, quirky festivals, theater, live music, laid-back bars and delightful restaurants, there’s never a shortage of things to do and see in Amsterdam… The best word to describe Amsterdam is ‘tolerant’. The … Continue reading Nerd’s Eye View : Amsterdam, Netherlands