How to Save on 5 Days of Museum Hopping in Holland, Part 1: Delft

This entry is part 6 of 10 in the series Holland

Judging from all the blog posts I read before my trip, Amsterdam’s biggest tourist draw seems to be its Red Light District and its several not exactly legal “coffee” shops. What I didn’t learn is…

Royal Delft Blue Pottery & Holland’s Favorite Bunny

This entry is part 5 of 10 in the series Holland

You know that tea set your grandmother has? The porcelain white one decorated with images painted in blue- probably windmills? The one she won’t let you touch because God-forbid you might break something? Yeah that…

Love & Vermeer in Delft

This entry is part 4 of 10 in the series Holland

Explore the life and techniques of the painter Johannes Vermeer at the Vermeer Centrum in his hometown of Delft, Holland.

A Search for Clarity at the Anne Frank House

This entry is part 2 of 10 in the series Holland

The Anne Frank House Museum is not a place I ever imagined I’d visit unless I happened to find myself in Amsterdam. Well, here I am in Amsterdam and last night’s events made visiting this museum seem more imperative and more daunting at the same time.

Step into Old Holland at Zaanse Schans

This entry is part 3 of 10 in the series Holland

I reread The Wheel on the School, hoping it would shed some light on the culture of Holland. What I realized is that the small town of fishermen and their families, although fictional, was a great representation of rural Holland in the early 1900s… not exactly the experience I would find today in Amsterdam.

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