• Rows of tulip field in red
    Netherlands,  roadtrip,  Tulips

    The Flower Route: a Road Trip with Tulip fields.

    The Netherlands is known around the world for its beautiful tulips. In Spring, fields of flowers align the fields in the west of the Netherlands. There are several tulip routes throughout the country. Last Sunday we drove the flower route by car, in the province of Zuid-Holland. A beautiful route with daffodils, tulips and hyacinths. However, the route offers more than just flower fields. There are museums and beach towns along the route. The Flower Route We followed the route set out by the ANWB, which you can find here in Dutch. There’s a map provided on the site. The following towns are included: Oegstgeest Rijnsburg Katwijk aan Zee Noordwijk…

  • Part of the Oosterscheldekering, you see pilars with slides in between and some traffic on the road over it. The sea in the front and the sky above.
    Cultural Experiences,  Netherlands,  Zeeland

    What to know for a visit to the Delta Works

    The Delta works (Deltawerken) is what has made The Netherlands world famous in the water management world. They’re one of the landmarks of The Netherlands. It’s possible to visit the Delta works in The Netherlands. Below I will share some history, a few facts and how to visit the Delta works Netherlands. The Deltawerken are in the Southwest of The Netherlands. A short history of the Delta Works Watersnoodramp In 1953 the Watersnoodramp (North Sea flood of 1953) happened, which was a combination of high spring tide and a storm tide. This caused extensive flooding in The Netherlands, UK and Belgium. There were 1836 deaths in The Netherlands and lots…