From September 8th to October 28th, 2018, the Fries Museum and Noorderlicht will present Simulacrum II, a photo exhibition showcasing the work of five artists who deconstruct reality and rebuild it. The distinction between real and unreal is barely recognisable in the work of Beate Gütschow, Grégory Chatonsky, Thibault Brunet, Lionel Bayol-Thémines and Leigh Merrill., Read More

One of Rembrandt van Rijn’s most intimate portraits, Portrait of Saskia Uylenburgh in rich costume, is coming to the Netherlands for the first time in more than 250 years. Rembrandt completed the portrait of his wife Saskia Uylenburgh shortly after her death in 1642. From 24 November, the work will be on display in the, Read More

AMSTERDAM EXPOSED [available May 1 2018 / De Wallen Press] — a perceptive, heartfelt, and thoroughly original memoir from American author David Wienir which is sure to be one of Summer 2018’s most compulsively readable and talked-about books. Amsterdam lures millions of visitors to its cobblestoned streets every year — including many in search of an experience, Read More

The Hague, January 18 2017 – No matter when you arrive, there is always something going on in The Hague. For example, start your year in Chinatown during the Chinese New Year, discover or rediscover modern art during the Mondrian year or watch the international firework shows in Scheveningen. Twelve reasons to travel to The, Read More

But a new exposition will open at the Mauritshuis, The Hague: From March 9 through June  25, 2017 the Mauritshuis presents Slow Food. Still Lifes of the Golden Age, the first exhibition to be devoted to the development of still lifes depicting prepared food – called meal still lifes – that were created in Holland and Flanders from, Read More

The emotional connection between the Dutch and Canadian people is no coincidence: since Canadian troops liberated the country at the end of World War II, Canadians have been guaranteed a warm and appreciative welcome in Holland. The Dutch have always considered the Canadian veterans as “their liberators”. Amazingly enough that sentiment is as strong, Read More

(Aurora, ON) The emotional connection between the Dutch and Canadian peoples is no coincidence: since Canadian troops liberated the country at the end of World War II, Canadians have been guaranteed a warm and appreciative welcome in Holland. The Dutch have always considered the Canadian veterans as “their liberators” and amazingly enough that sentiment, Read More

  The emotional connection between the Dutch and Canadian peoples is no coincidence: since Canadian troops liberated the country at the end of World War II, Canadians have been guaranteed a warm and appreciative welcome in Holland. The Dutch have always considered the Canadian veterans as “their liberators” and amazingly enough that sentiment is, Read More

by Bea Broda I don’t often feature individual hotels on my website, but there are a few places in this world where I have stayed more than once that draw me back to a warm feeling of being “at home.” When you travel as much as I do, that’s quite heartening! As well, there, Read More

The allure of Amsterdam beckons year-round, but during the city’s annual Grachtenfestival (Canal Festival), this tempting European destination becomes irresistible. And travelers on Music and Markets’ Amsterdam Canal Festival Tour experience the festival to its fullest, reveling in incredible musical moments as venues along the city’s renowned canals resound with more than 80 classical, Read More