Brandenburger Tor

The most famous Berlin sight to see is of course the Brandenburg Gate. Photographed from every side, visited by millions of people, it’s a busy sight. At the Pariser Platz, there are always groups of people taking pictures with the Brandenburg Gate in the background, but also living statues, vendors and every now and then… Continue reading Brandenburger Tor

Gendarmenmarkt

One of my favorite squares in Berlin is the Gendarmenmarkt. With the Concert House in the middle, accompanied from the French and German Cathedral at each side, there’s a lot to see. But not just that, there’s always people sitting out on terraces, having a drink or something to eat. And in the winter, there’s a… Continue reading Gendarmenmarkt

Zaanse schans

A little bit north of Amsterdam is an outdoor museum: de Zaanse Schans. I don’t think it will get more Dutch anywhere else in the world. Everything you think of when you think of Holland is there. Want to learn how to make wooden shoes? Or cheese? Old-fashioned candy? Ever wanted to see those big… Continue reading Zaanse schans

Eating out of the wall

When you’re in Holland, you just have to try this. Eating out of the wall. Fast food in a whole different way. The most difficult thing is to choice what to get. There’s hamburgers and all kind of snacks. Healthy? No, not really, but good. Make sure to have enough coins, because ‘the wall’ doesn’t… Continue reading Eating out of the wall

Flower market – Bloemenmarkt

Tulips from Amsterdam. Of course Holland is known for its colorful tulips and other flowers. Now it’s time to take a small part of it home. Amsterdam has its own flower market. The only floating flower market in the world. The flower stalls stand on houseboats. You can find all kinds of flower bulbs to… Continue reading Flower market – Bloemenmarkt