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Location: Amsterdam

Day 1 - 7 Jun 2019

Schiphol Airport

Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport
Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport
Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport
Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport
Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport

Content: Took Lufthansa airlines from New York to Amsterdam. It was very comfortable and non stop flight. The way out it was very painless. There are a number of shops and restaurants at the airport.

Park Inn Amsterdam City West

Amsterdam, Park Inn Amsterdam City West
Amsterdam, Park Inn Amsterdam City West
Amsterdam, Park Inn Amsterdam City West
Amsterdam, Park Inn Amsterdam City West

Content: Very nice, clean and comfortable. Nice front desk staff. A little far from city center but very easy public commuting. We had our breakfast and dropped our luggage at hotel and left for our sightseeings.

Van Gogh Museum

Amsterdam, Van Gogh Museum
Amsterdam, Van Gogh Museum
Amsterdam, Van Gogh Museum
Amsterdam, Van Gogh Museum

Content: An excellent museum, obviously more focused and narrow than the Rijksmuseum. The audio guide was excellent, loved the special exhibition. Plenty of information to read. Can get busy but you can tale your time.

Anne Frank House

Amsterdam, Anne Frank House
Amsterdam, Anne Frank House
Amsterdam, Anne Frank House

Content: The visit is very pleasant, as they use an audio system that activates when you tag it every time you enter a new room. It puts you in context and give you a better understanding of the visit. This place is definitely worth visiting.

Vondelpark

Amsterdam, Vondelpark
Amsterdam, Vondelpark
Amsterdam, Vondelpark
Amsterdam, Vondelpark

Content: It can get really busy on warm sunny days. Still highly recommended for a visit. Hear the woodpeckers and see the parakeet’s and enjoy the ponds as you walk round the park.

Amsterdam canal cruise

Amsterdam, Amsterdam canal cruise
Amsterdam, Amsterdam canal cruise
Amsterdam, Amsterdam canal cruise
Amsterdam, Amsterdam canal cruise

Content: Amsterdam is full of canals which is why a canal cruise is an ideal way to see the city. Choose between a hop on hop off boat or a regular tour that brings you back to where you started.

Dam Square and the Royal Palace

Amsterdam, Dam Square and the Royal Palace
Amsterdam, Dam Square and the Royal Palace
Amsterdam, Dam Square and the Royal Palace
Amsterdam, Dam Square and the Royal Palace

Content: This is one of the most well known locations in Amsterdam. It was too late to tour the Royal Palace but we could still photograph the National Monument and Nieuwe Kerk.

The Den

Amsterdam, The Den

Content: After visiting day long attractions we choose to have dinner at our hotel's The Den restaurant. The dinner menu had bright Mediterranean flavors.

Location: Aalsmeer

Day 2 - 8 Jun 2019

Aalsmeer Flower Auction

Aalsmeer, Aalsmeer Flower Auction
Aalsmeer, Aalsmeer Flower Auction
Aalsmeer, Aalsmeer Flower Auction

Content: After lovely breakfast at hotel we left for Aalsmeer which was an hour away. We recommend to come early when it opens to understand how flowers appear in cities and towns is worth of time and efforts.

Foundation Historic Garden Aalsmeer

Aalsmeer, Foundation Historic Garden Aalsmeer

Content: There were all kinds of greenhouses with beautiful flowers. These are often for sale, but then for very reasonable prices. There is plenty to see tree nursery, hedge nursery and so on.

Location: Delft

Day 2 - 8 Jun 2019

Bij Best

Delft, Bij Best
Delft, Bij Best
Delft, Bij Best

Content: Reached Delft in 45 mins from Aalsmeer. Bij Best serves breakfast the entire day. You can find amazing street food, fresh juices and plenty of more. But what makes Bij Best truly special is the fact that they incorporate the Indonesian kitchen in their food.

Vermeer Centrum Delft

Delft, Vermeer Centrum Delft
Delft, Vermeer Centrum Delft
Delft, Vermeer Centrum Delft
Delft, Vermeer Centrum Delft
Delft, Vermeer Centrum Delft
Delft, Vermeer Centrum Delft
Delft, Vermeer Centrum Delft

Content: The center is child friendly. The audio tour is available in Dutch, English, French, Spanish, German and Italian. There are mementos and books sold in the center. The exhibition takes up three floors

Oude Kerk and Nieuwe Church

Delft, Oude Kerk and Nieuwe Church
Delft, Oude Kerk and Nieuwe Church
Delft, Oude Kerk and Nieuwe Church
Delft, Oude Kerk and Nieuwe Church

Content: Delft’s inner city is dominated by two big churches - Oude Kerk with its leaning Tower and beautiful stained glass windows. And the Nieuwe Kerk with its rich history and connection to the Royal Family. The churches are within easy walking distance of each other and can be visited on the same ticket.

Museum Prinsenhof Delft

Delft, Museum Prinsenhof Delft
Delft, Museum Prinsenhof Delft
Delft, Museum Prinsenhof Delft
Delft, Museum Prinsenhof Delft

Content: It is spread over several rooms, each room tells its own part of the story. The life of William and his family is well represented up to the point of his death, and when reading through the different rooms it feels a bit like a TV show. Recommand to visit if in Delft.

The Living

Delft, The Living
Delft, The Living
Delft, The Living
Delft, The Living

Content: The Living is one of the best restaurants in Delft. It is different because here you have to pay for food in weight to reduce food waste.

Location: Rotterdam

Day 2 - 8 Jun 2019

Hotel Rotterdam

Rotterdam, Hotel Rotterdam
Rotterdam, Hotel Rotterdam
Rotterdam, Hotel Rotterdam

Content: After dinner we left for Rotterdam which was 20 mins far. It was a 2*star hotel which looked more like a 3*. Large spacious rooms which was very clean. Was satisfied with all services

Location: Rotterdam

Day 3 - 9 Jun 2019

Euromast

Rotterdam, Euromast
Rotterdam, Euromast
Rotterdam, Euromast
Rotterdam, Euromast

Content: One of the iconic places of Rotterdam. Being Rotterdam's largest tower, the Euromast offers a great view of the skyline of Rotterdam for both locals and tourists.

Cube Houses

Rotterdam, Cube Houses
Rotterdam, Cube Houses
Rotterdam, Cube Houses
Rotterdam, Cube Houses

Content: This can be a quick visit, do not spend much time here. Nice place to click pictures. The walk-in cube is worth visiting.

Erasmusbrug

Rotterdam, Erasmusbrug
Rotterdam, Erasmusbrug
Rotterdam, Erasmusbrug
Rotterdam, Erasmusbrug

Content: Impressive architectural bridge, enjoy the view while walking through. Do not forget to look up while you’re walking. It took about 20 mins to walk from start to finish.

Rotterdam Zoo

Rotterdam, Rotterdam Zoo
Rotterdam, Rotterdam Zoo
Rotterdam, Rotterdam Zoo
Rotterdam, Rotterdam Zoo

Content: Great place with plenty of animals to see, all of them in good enclosures. To see everything is to spend a full day here so plan accordingly. There are a lot of indoor areas, so even when the weather is bad, you can enjoy this Zoo.

Spirit Rotterdam

Rotterdam, Spirit Rotterdam

Content: Food served here is vegan, but they were delicious. Great place, you won't be disappointed!

Location: Groesbeek

Day 3 - 9 Jun 2019

Hotel & Bungalowpark de Zeven Heuvelen

Groesbeek, Hotel & Bungalowpark de Zeven Heuvelen

Content: Left from Rotterdam after dinner for Groesbeek it was 1.15 hours via car. No air-conditioning and hot weather made it unbearable. Horrible rooms and lights were there.

Location: Groesbeek

Day 4 - 10 Jun 2019

Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

Groesbeek, Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery
Groesbeek, Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery
Groesbeek, Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

Content: Its a lasting piece of the recent history. It is well kept and on a beautiful spot on higher ground. Must visit this place in Groesbeek

Museum park Heilig Landstichting Orientalis

Groesbeek, Museum park Heilig Landstichting Orientalis
Groesbeek, Museum park Heilig Landstichting Orientalis
Groesbeek, Museum park Heilig Landstichting Orientalis

Content: Beautiful park that gives an insight in today's monotheistic religions. Don't forget to visit church and cemetery next to the park. There even was an inn where you could eat totally in style with the rest of the park.

Location: Arnhem

Day 4 - 10 Jun 2019

Hoge Veluwe National Park

Arnhem, Hoge Veluwe National Park
Arnhem, Hoge Veluwe National Park
Arnhem, Hoge Veluwe National Park
Arnhem, Hoge Veluwe National Park

Content: Park is very beautiful, you can borrow bikes there for free. There is so much to see and do. Dawn and dusk are the best times to see the animals.

Burgers' Zoo

Arnhem, Burgers' Zoo
Arnhem, Burgers' Zoo
Arnhem, Burgers' Zoo
Arnhem, Burgers' Zoo
Arnhem, Burgers' Zoo
Arnhem, Burgers' Zoo

Content: This zoo is absolutely one of the best we have visited in The Netherlands so far. During the spring break they have organized an Escape Zoo which is a really fun. The best parts are where you go indoors, I liked the glass tunnel in the aquarium the most because it was really cool to see the fish around you.

Netherlands Open Air Museum

Arnhem, Netherlands Open Air Museum
Arnhem, Netherlands Open Air Museum
Arnhem, Netherlands Open Air Museum
Arnhem, Netherlands Open Air Museum

Content: Very informative exhibitions on Dutch history, I highly recommend this to tourists who'd like to know more about the Netherlands.

Location: Oosterbeek

Day 4 - 10 Jun 2019

Airbornemuseum Hartenstein

Oosterbeek, Airbornemuseum Hartenstein

Content: It is unique palace in the middle of the forest. A lot of useful information related to the hunting and planting trees. The staff is friendly and helpful.

Park Hartenstein

Oosterbeek, Park Hartenstein
Oosterbeek, Park Hartenstein

Content: Its public park area beside the Airborne museum. Also has some pieces of military hardware in the area alongside an area set aside for beautiful deer who roam around a fenced off area. Really lovely sight and so peaceful.

Location: Apeldoorn

Day 4 - 10 Jun 2019

Stayokay Apeldoorn

Apeldoorn, Stayokay Apeldoorn

Content: Rooms were very basic, but functional and comfortable. Great atmosphere especially after a long day of travelling. We had drink and food in room which was good enough

Location: Apeldoorn

Day 5 - 11 Jun 2019

Apenheul

Apeldoorn, Apenheul
Apeldoorn, Apenheul
Apeldoorn, Apenheul

Content: Park is big and lots to walk around, but it is very well kept and beautiful. Very informative and educational. Great for all ages. The gorilla feeding show is a must.

Paleis Het Loo

Apeldoorn, Paleis Het Loo
Apeldoorn, Paleis Het Loo
Apeldoorn, Paleis Het Loo
Apeldoorn, Paleis Het Loo

Content: Beautiful palace but we haven't been inside, but had the opportunity to go up on the roof and see the garden view from the top. And you can also enjoy nature there while walking through some kind of a forest. The palace is currently closed because they're transforming it into a museum.

Location: Staphorst

Day 5 - 11 Jun 2019

Museum Staphorst

Staphorst, Museum Staphorst

Content: Small and nice museum about the Staphorsters history and culture. Tour of residents of the village who grew up themselves. Good information they shared.

De Weerribben-Wieden National Park

Staphorst, De Weerribben-Wieden National Park

Content: There are less tourists so cycling here is very relaxing and comfortable. The View around the national park is amazing. Also rented a boat and had a lovely time exploring all the waterways. Beautiful exceptional architecture and some history.

Restaurant De Molenmeester

Staphorst, Restaurant De Molenmeester

Content: We must say the place is everything you can dream of. A beautiful estate in the middle of the most typical Dutch country side. The food was absolutely amazing. The best thing was the service.

Location: Groningen

Day 5 - 11 Jun 2019

Mercure Hotel Groningen Martiniplaza

Groningen, Mercure Hotel Groningen Martiniplaza
Groningen, Mercure Hotel Groningen Martiniplaza

Content: An hour away and we reached Groningen at night so that we dont waste time in morning travelling. This 4* star property was outstanding. Staff was also very friendly.

Location: Groningen

Day 6 - 12 Jun 2019

Groninger Museum

Groningen, Groninger Museum
Groningen, Groninger Museum
Groningen, Groninger Museum
Groningen, Groninger Museum

Content: Exhibitions change every few months so check out what is currently on. Extraordinary building that you can't miss. If you are into contemporary art and design this place is definitely for you.

Martinitoren

Groningen, Martinitoren
Groningen, Martinitoren
Groningen, Martinitoren

Content: It was an amazing place to visit. Almost 300 stairs but beautiful historical movie about Groningen and amazing view. Several places to rest as u climb so many steps.

Haren Hortus Botanicus

Groningen, Haren Hortus Botanicus
Groningen, Haren Hortus Botanicus
Groningen, Haren Hortus Botanicus
Groningen, Haren Hortus Botanicus
Groningen, Haren Hortus Botanicus

Content: The Chinese garden is great but not adequately being taken care of. Wont recommand to visit as it was nothing different and more over it wasnt clean.

Location: Volendam

Day 6 - 12 Jun 2019

Cheese Factory Volendam

Volendam, Cheese Factory Volendam
Volendam, Cheese Factory Volendam
Volendam, Cheese Factory Volendam

Content: We left from Groningen soon as we had to reach Volendam which was 2 hours away. This place is for cheese lovers. Learn every step it takes to make cheese. Then you can go to the shop and try all kind of cheese. Very informative and fun for all ages. You can also walk around it’s a beautiful town.

Rederij Volendam Marken Express

Volendam, Rederij Volendam Marken Express
Volendam, Rederij Volendam Marken Express
Volendam, Rederij Volendam Marken Express

Content: Small but elegant romantic but also fancy at the same time. Do not miss it. The boat is big and luxurious with lots of angles to get pictures of the bay. Try an eel sandwich with a Heineken beer.

Restaurant Cafe de Dijk

Volendam, Restaurant Cafe de Dijk

Content: A nice place to walk around do some gift shopping and grab some food. Very busy in the sunny days mainly with tourists but still very enjoyable. Its beautiful coastal town.

Location: Amsterdam

Day 6 - 12 Jun 2019

Park Inn Amsterdam City West

Amsterdam, Park Inn Amsterdam City West

Content: Being last night in Netherland we came back to Amsterdam to enjoy nightlife here. We checked in to same hotel which we stayed in at time of arrival.

AIR Amsterdam

Amsterdam, AIR Amsterdam

Content: This place had great music but over crowded. They have lockers for everyone, easy to go to. We had the time of our life at this nightclub, perfect for young adults with great alcohol.

Location: Amsterdam

Day 7 - 13 Jun 2019

Schiphol Airport

Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport

Content: After having good breakfast and foot spa we left for airport to catch our flight back to home New York. We had wonderful week at Netherland.