De Rijp, The Netherlands

De Rijp (The Netherlands) by Jan Siebring / Once famous for it's herring industry, now known for it's rijksmonuments, including some of the oldest wooden houses in North Holland (Wikipedia).

Wind Mill - Volendam, Netherlands #travel #travelphotography #travelinspiration

Windmill - Volendam, The Netherlands I never got to see a windmill close up on my visit to Amsterdam, will make sure I do next time!

Les adresses de Julia Bergshoeff à Amsterdam

The Jopenkerk - literrally called the "Jopen Church" in Haarlem. An old church in the city centre that accommodates a brewery, cafe and restaurant. Since the opening in 2010, the place has become very popular. They offer at least 10 beers available on draft and a great atmosphere. Check it out for yourself!

Voted the best bar in all of Holland. That is what you'll find at the brewery in a former church @ De Jopenkerk, Haarlem

Haarlem, Netherlands Windmills

Haarlem is a historic Dutch city of cobblestone streets, magnificent buildings, and many more! It's a few minutes from Amsterdam, making it a perfect day trip.

Inntel Hotel Amsterdam Zaandam (not Victorian, but definitely a painted lady)

Inntel Hotel Amsterdam – Zaandam in Zaandam, the Netherlands by WAM architecten; Photo: Peter Barnes This does my head in.