The Dutchman speaks about to visit
Travelling is more than sightseeing only, it is also learning, getting to know the real live and challenges of the locals and the country. The Dutchman creates behind the scenes experiences. The compactness of the Netherlands allows exciting tailor-made excursions. Let me share with you places I visited and fall in love with.
Leerdam, February 2017… Are you a fan of crystal art objects and tableware? Then a visit to Royal Leerdam is a must see. Founded in 1878 and with a Royal title since 1953. Royal Leerdam Crystal offers beautiful hand crafted and mouth blown objects d’art and ornamental pieces. The brilliantly clear Cristal Superieur is Europe’s…Read More
Schoonhoven, February 2017… In beautiful Schoonhoven the Dutch Silver Museum is located since 1978 in the former Port Barracks. The museum highlights all facets of silver, including lesser-known applications such as mobile phone and botox. On June 5, 2014, Princess Beatrix (our former Queen) opened the exhibition Royal Gifts in honor of the reopening of…Read More
Maastricht is a city and municipality in the southern Netherlands. It is the capital of the province of Limburg and also the largest municipality in the province. On The Dutchman’s YouTube channel I will tell you about the highlights of my visit. Watch my vlog on The Dutchman’s YouTube Channel >>>Read More
Wassenaar, October 2016… Voorlinden displays the collection of chemical industry magnate Joop van Caldenborgh, whose personal holdings include works by Richard Artschwager, Sylvie Fleury, Dan Graham, Henry Moore, Tom Otterness, and Giuseppe Penone. The museum is adjacent to his home, and the 40-hectare grounds will display a James Turrell “Skyspace” and a steel sculpture by…Read More
Grootschermer, September 2016… When you drive up north to Grootschermer (just 45 minutes from Amsterdam), you will find a picturesque landscape, typical of Holland. This area was born from the struggle against water. Here you will find dikes, polders, windmills, boat locks, dome-shaped farms, cows, cheese, tulips, potatoes and many water birds. The internationally renowned…Read More