Friday photo: Tulips

The tulips are in bloom in The Netherlands… Must Reads: ~ Make the best of a weekend in Amsterdam… My guide to 48 hours in Amsterdam ~ In which I go dekha ek khwab toh yeh silsile huey… It’s tulips time in Amsterdam Also see: Friday photo series

48 hours in Amsterdam

There is something special about Amsterdam in springtime. The Keukenhof gardens are open for a couple of months, as the tulips paint the landscape in brilliant colours. The city is on party mode all through April in anticipation of Holland’s biggest holiday – Queen’s Day, on the last day of the month. If you are…

It’s tulips time in Amsterdam

In writing about Amsterdam as one of the top 10 cities for 2013, Lonely Planet says “Golden Age charmer prepares to party.” There are anniversaries and more anniversaries this year, including 400 years of the canal ring that marks Amsterdam out as one of the prettiest cities in the world and 40 years of the…

Friday photo: Amsterdam

This Friday, from one of my all-time favourite cities in the world… Amsterdam! And if you need to know why I love the city so much, read why Amsterdam rocks… *** Also see: Friday photo series

Why Amsterdam rocks

Because it embraces silliness… and positively encourages silliness. There is something in the air there that makes people do such things… (Yes, that’s me) (No, I don’t even know her) There is a reason Amsterdam is one of my all time favourite cities.

Tulips at Keukenhof

I always knew that the first time I would visit Amsterdam would be in April – to catch the tulips in bloom. And so it was. The tulip season in the Netherlands is for a short couple of months between late March and late May. In this time, all roads lead to Keukenhof. We bought…