Part 1 – Edam Van Gogh, Rembrandt, Anne Frank… the essential check points of our travel wish-list to Amsterdam, the capital of the kingdom of The Netherlands. These were further highlighted by Tulips, cheese and Stroopwafels. Our trip to the … Continue reading Edam, Volendam, Marken. Day trip to Holland’s three picture perfect towns – Say cheese!
Spring weekend in Amsterdam adds just that to your step, a spring. Especially when the destination for a family day trip is to the most beautiful spring gardens in the world, Keukenhof. It is situated in the small town of … Continue reading Keukenhof – the most beautiful garden in the world, ours on a Spring Sunday.
Monday after Easter Sunday being a bank holiday was predicted to be sunny and dry – and thus a fine morning to plan a family day out in the English country side. The possibility of reaching a vast medieval fortress, an hour’s … Continue reading Kenilworth Castle and the royal love story
This year is being celebrated as the 200th death anniversary of Jane Austen. The English novelist who has lived over the centuries in many of our hearts and minds, in book shelves and as e-books, in movies and serials. … Continue reading No plain Jane this! Celebrating Jane Austen’s 200th death anniversary.
The Dusshehra break is upon us with Diwali soon coming around and then there’s the holiday season, the Christmas break in December. Many of us take a short vacation during these breaks leaving the longish vacation for the summer months. Especially those … Continue reading Summer in Scotland