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  • De Zvaan lighthouse
    Michigan...a surprising destination
    By Bob & Sandy NesoffMembers: North American Travel Journalists Association American Society of Journalists and AuthorsWhen it comes to vacations people want several things. They want to relax in a stress free environment; they want a change...
  • Yolanda Foster and David Foster
    ‘RHOBH’ star Yolanda Foster stays silent after husband is spotted with woman
    “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star Yolanda Foster has been focusing on her health, as she has been traveling around the country to try various treatments for her lyme disease. But this week, a report surfaced claiming that her...
  • Bols Genever
    Bols Genever, an attempt at bridging the malt whisky and vodka gap
    Today we'll be returning to the ancient come hip new cocktail spirit, genever. You may remember my review of Boomsma Oude Genever in which the pungent aroma of the pour was not at all indicative of the final sip's burst of wonderful malt...
  • Girl with a Pearl Earring
    'Girl With a Pearl Earring,' other Dutch classics set for Holland homecoming
    After a two-year trip around the world in which adoring fans flocked to see them, they’re finally coming back home.No, it’s not a famous music group (though they have been compared to rock stars in their own way), but rather a group of...
  • Massachusetts State Troopers save dog pinned under car.
    Massachusetts State Police save dog pinned under car in Holland
    On June 1, 2014, Massachusetts State Troopers stationed in Sturbridge rescued a golden retriever who was pinned underneath his owner's car, according to the Worcester Telegram and Gazette.State Troopers Paul Bertozzi and Daniel Nunes, as well...
  • Emily Bartee earned her first MMA victory
    Emily Bartee taps out Amy Holland at Hardrock MMA 60
    According to a Feb. 3 report from Bluegrass MMA, hard-hitting Kentucky phenom Emily "Bombs Away" Bartee (1-0) earned her first MMA victory by tapping out fast-rising striker Amy Holland (1-3) in the opening round of their featherweight...
  • Amsterdam walking tour and book both explore one of world's most liberal cities
    Amsterdam walking tour and book both explore one of world's most liberal cities
    A new book and walking tour explore Amsterdam as one of the world's most liberal, tolerant cities.The book is "Amsterdam: A History of the World's Most Liberal City" (Doubleday) by Russell Shorto.And the walking tour, "...
  • Dutch ambassador praises Phillips Collection as a 'jewel' of Washington
    Dutch ambassador praises Phillips Collection as a 'jewel' of Washington
    The Netherlands Ambassador Rudolf Bekinkpraised the Phillips Collection, now exhibiting "Van Gogh Repetitions", as "one of the jewels of Washington".But the diplomat was dubious about Americans' pronunciations of Dutch...
  • Sinterklaas (Santa Claus) coming to town in Holland
    How Holland celebrated Christmas 100 years ago and today
    In keeping with the series taken from a one hundred year old booklet from the library of John A. Walston in North Carolina, this is the next one and it is all about how the folks in Holland kept Christmas.To read the introduction and the others...
  • Paintings by old-world masters come alive in cruise of Europe's low countries
    Paintings by old-world masters come alive in cruise of Europe's low countries
    History and art fans are invited to take a cruise back in time to medieval Europe, including stops at famous old-world cities such as Brugge, Gent, Antwerp and Amsterdam. Set to launch May 4, 2014, the nine-day voyage will be aboard the 148...
  • Yolanda Foster
    ‘RHOBH’ star Yolanda Foster reveals her Thanksgiving traditions
    “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star Yolanda Foster may have grown up in Holland where they don’t celebrate Thanksgiving, but it sounds like she has learned the ropes of the holiday weekend and now she is going all out to...
  • Cheerio
    Cheerio never stood a chance: dog put down when owner could not pay shelter
    Cheerio’s only fault was that he liked to get loose and run through the mobile home park where his owner Melissa Cousino lived. But now Cheerio is dead, and according to Sunday’s Toledo Blade, some are blaming the owner, others the dog...
  • How will you enjoy Amsterdam?
    How will you enjoy Amsterdam?
    With a city as diverse as Amsterdam, there are dozens of ways to enjoy it. Pick a couple, pick them all…you are going to enjoy this marvelous destination.Ride a bikeAmsterdam may be the city of bikes. With over a million bikes in the city,...
  • Russia XXI in museum Beelden aan Zee
    Russia XXI in museum Beelden aan Zee
    <a href="http://www.bloglovin.com/blog/8992435/?claim=4ux434ng4sp">Follow my blog with Bloglovin</a>Russia XXI is an overview of modern and contemporary sculpturefeaturing more than one hundred works by thirty-seven Russian...
  • Tulips in The Garden
    Tulips in The Garden
    Tulips are a great display in one's garden. The bulbs which are planted in the Fall, make their debut and presence in the garden in Spring. This year in 2013, the tulips have bloomed later in the month of May. This was due to the weather...