Delft, Gouda & the Hague: Exploring Holland

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Our friends moved to the Hague a few months ago and invited us to come see their new digs, so we caught an Easy Jet flight to Amsterdam last Friday and — a half-hour train ride later — were standing outside their adorable flat. The ease of European budget travel… It never ceases to amaze me. Gui and I didn’t make the best first impression on the locals though: We unknowingly sat down in the train’s silent car and were politely informed by a Dutch man that we should move along if we weren’t going to stop talking. Whoops.

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Keukenhof: The Disneyland of Tulips

As promised, here are some photos from our day at the famous Keukenhof garden just outside of Amsterdam. The park is open for two months each year and we went the second-to-last-day before the close of the 2016 season. Some of the flowers had seen better days, but there were still plenty of gorgeous blooms to feast on. I’ll let the photos speak for themselves. Enjoy!

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