Purple Tulips at Keukenhof Gardens Amsterdam

Tulips in Holland: A Visit to Keukenhof Garden in Amsterdam

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I bought a bouquet of tulips at Whole Foods (yes, impulse purchase but they just screamed happy) to celebrate spring which has made a few appearances this winter and is so close to returning. While it may not feel like spring right now here in the East (with the snow on the ground in winter’s last […]

Purple Tulips at Keukenhof Gardens Amsterdam

It’s Spring on FriFotos

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This week’s FriFotos on Twitter theme is Spring.  With the harsh winter on the East Coast, I’ve been dreaming of the Spring season with every inch of snow shoveled (a bit over 60 inches or 5 feet!).  Unfortunately, Mother Nature has had other ideas for the East Coast and Spring has been a season so […]

Amsterdam Canal Tour – Relaxing on “The Tourist” boat

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For my quick weekend in Amsterdam, the first thing I wanted to do was get a lay of the land as they say, in this case, similar to Venice best to go by boat.  So I started searching for an Amsterdam canal tour.  Staying at the Hotel Pulitzer  which is located along the canals, I had the […]

JoyRiding through Amsterdam -the bike tour of city & countryside

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  While everyone says “its just like riding a bike” to convey its easy to do, some of us (namely me) may have issues with it in some countries due to the whole bike vs. truck thing.  With my quick weekend in Amsterdam, I would need to rent a bike to get around. I generally […]