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The MOST INTERESTING ABOUT the NETHERLANDS
Maurits Escher (Maurits Escher) - a prominent Dutch artist-grafist is known worldwide for his work. In the centre of the Hague, the Museum opened in 2002 and named in his honor "Escher in het Paleis", the permanent exhibition of 130 works by the master. You say that the graphics are boring? Maybe... maybe you can say that about the works of artists working in graphics, but not Escher. Artist ... The post Maurits Escher was a master of optical illusions appeared first on Vkus Gollandii - a Taste of Holland.
November 30, 2017 and 21 January 2018, in Amsterdam, will host the annual show “Festival of lights”, during which the city's historic centre will turn into an enchanting winter Wonderland. Cultural festival of light and water, will become, literally and figuratively, the Central event in Amsterdam in the coming days and will consist of four main components: Boulevard of lights All the cultural buildings of Amsterdam ... The post the Festival of lights in Amsterdam appeared first on Vkus Gollandii - a Taste of Holland.
Despite the fact that the calendar is only mid-November and Christmas isn't for a whole month and a half, the parents of Dutch children already busy preparing presents for their beloved children. You ask, what's the hurry? The fact that this past weekend, November 16, in the Netherlands arrived the darling children – Sinterklass, aka Saint Nicholas, and, concurrently, Santa Claus. You ... The post new year's eve planner or us going... appeared first on Vkus Gollandii - a Taste of Holland.
Rainy day during a trip to Amsterdam is absolutely no reason to be upset. In this article you will find some ideas which will show that in this city and in inclement weather there is something to do. To visit less popular but no less interesting museums. To spend a whole day examining the Museum, perhaps the most obvious pastime in the rain. And, then in the most popular museums, ... The post Rainy day in Amsterdam: what to do? appeared first on Vkus Gollandii - a Taste of Holland.
Dear friends, today I am pleased to publish an article about van Gogh's painting "Blossoming almond trees". Art historian and tour guide of the Museum the Rijksmuseum (Rijksmuseum) Helen Beckman has specially prepared this material for my blog. To present Elena not needed, as it is not the first time shares interesting material with my readers. Information about Lena and her articles and announcements of the city. The post stealing beauty appeared first on Vkus Gollandii - a Taste of Holland.
If considering the white stalks of asparagus at your table, you are puzzled by the question how to cook asparagus?, you've come to the right place. Today, we'll talk about the classic recipe of its preparation. On the usefulness and value of the white asparagus you can find information in Wikipedia, I can only say that apart from its value, asparagus is low in calories, 100 grams only 21 of them. By the way, you know that asparagus is going ... The post How to cook asparagus? appeared first on Vkus Gollandii - a Taste of Holland.
How to save money while traveling? This question is not rarely occurs in tourists who are planning an independent trip to another country. For tourists who come to Amsterdam to solve this issue simply. Card "I Amsterdam City Card" is terribly useful invention: there are many advantages and easy to use, and also, best of all, saves the budget, provided that the travellers are actively exploring ... The post Your “keys” from Amsterdam appeared first on Vkus Gollandii - a Taste of Holland.
Did you Happen to go to another city for a couple of days to relax and have fun? In my opinion, a great way to distract yourself from problems. And, how do you think to spend your weekend in Amsterdam? Amsterdam... This amazing city beyond the usual standards in the furniture enters the house through Windows, not through the door, in the coffeeshops don't come to drink coffee, the roads are in ... The post What to do in a weekend, or Amsterdam for two days appeared first on Vkus Gollandii - a Taste of Holland.
The Prime Minister of the Netherlands mark Rutte is one of the most famous politicians in the country. He is the leader of the party VVD (people's party for freedom and democracy), for which the Dutch gave most of their votes, held on March 15, 2017 parliamentary elections. Today, I wanted to share with you a few facts about him, which are learned from local online Newspapers. He nearly became a piano teacher. ... The post there's Something amusing about the Prime Minister of the Netherlands appeared first on Vkus Gollandii - a Taste of Holland.
Where Idun appeared and who is he? That the Internet is walking a new meme, in the form of melancholy on the subject, I found out by accident. It is in Russia he has already a few weeks terribly popular, and the average Dutchman about this dream, nor spirit... except, perhaps, that the citizens of Leiden, who first saw the sculpture last summer, the exhibition “Life Science”. Blinded by his young ... The post So, here's what you... appeared first on Vkus Gollandii - a Taste of Holland.
Dear travellers, in letters I have often asked the question, is it possible in Holland to buy a train ticket online? Such a possibility exists, of course, but it is worth considering one important point: the payment of the electronic ticket is performed by means of iDeal service. This means that you need to have an account in one of the following banks: ABM AMRO, ASN Bank, Bunq, ING, Knab, Rabobank, RegioBank, SNS Bank, ... The post How to buy a train ticket online? appeared first on Vkus Gollandii - a Taste of Holland.
The world-Famous flower Park Keukenhof (Keukenhof), is one of the most popular places of pilgrimage for tourists visiting the Netherlands in spring. The spectacle is truly amazing: more than 7 million flowers gathered on a 32 ha Park is located between Amsterdam and the Hague, in Lisse (Lisse), and is open only two months a year - from mid-March to mid-may. In such a short time, the flower extravaganza have time to visit about 800 000 people from all over the ... The post flower Park Keukenhof (Keukenhof) appeared first on Vkus Gollandii - a Taste of Holland.
Museum card (Museumkaart) is an incredibly useful item for lovers of museums in the Netherlands. What is it? This is a discount card that gives you the opportunity to visit almost 400 museums throughout the country, including 34 Museum in Amsterdam. Another advantage of maps is that in such popular museums as the van Gogh Museum or Rijksmuseum, for holders of a Museumkaart private entrance. And, it's ... The post 400 museums in one card! appeared first on Vkus Gollandii - a Taste of Holland.
After the incredible success in 2013, the national Day of tulips, it was decided to turn into an annual event. And now, on the third Saturday of January, the main square of Amsterdam turns into a bright field of tulips. More than 200 thousand flowers, all kinds of varieties and shades, adorn the Dam square and take as much as 2 500 square meters. For centuries, the Netherlands is associated with tulips and it is because of them, in the XVII century in the country there ... The post the Day the tulips in Amsterdam appeared first on Vkus Gollandii - a Taste of Holland.
New year, for most people, is the most awaited and bright holiday of the year, which pleased both adults and children, and the Dutch, of course, are no exception to the rule. In the crazy whirlwind of modern life, the holidays bring a great opportunity to forget about problems for a while, spending time with friends and family. Unlike old-fashioned Christmas - traditionally family holiday, New year in Amsterdam meet, ... The post New year's in Amsterdam appeared first on Vkus Gollandii - a Taste of Holland.