A perfect place, at least relative to everywhere else.
A European City With No Old Buildings
Rotterdam is a modern ancient city, and this is what makes it real.
King’s Day In The Netherlands
I arrived in a country full of singing drunk people dressed in orange.
Trains Stops Because Of Driver Almost Ran Somebody Over
Riding out of Rotterdam my train came to a stop. Somebody almost got creamed. I
Leaving Holland Going To Belgium
I’m leaving Holland now and have a strange feeling about the place.
Dutch People Think They’re Rude
The Dutch seem to take pride in being rude, although they don’t seem to be very good at it.
NSR Travels, Bout 4: Europe Begins
I’m back on the New Silk Road.
Travel Visas to Netherlands The Netherlands is part of the Schengen zone, which comprises 25 countries located mainly in Western Europe. Typically, tourists to the Netherlands are given a visa that is good for the entire Schengen zone. Sounds good, doesn’t it? Think again. This visa is only good for 90 days out of a [...]
No More Marijuana in Amsterdam for Tourists
New Dutch laws to make selling cannabis to foreigners in cafes illegal What is one of the main attributes of visiting Amsterdam for a traveler? Why, the cannabis cafes, where you can get good hash and smoke it legally in a public setting. Simply put, smoking pot in Dutch cafes is a novelty for most [...]
Don’t Lose Your Passport Because you Overstayed Your Visa
Just don’t do it.