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Photo Friday – Cube Houses (Kubus Woningen)

Photo Friday – Cube Houses (Kubus Woningen) November 5, 2010 | Hotels, Photo Friday | Read More
This photo was taken last year at the Cube Houses (Kubus Woningen) in Rotterdam. Famous for their 45 degree tilt, these houses represent a forest. with each cube house individually representing a tree in this forest. You can also plan to stay in the Stay OK hostel, operating in one of the cube houses. Travel...

Photo Friday – The Erasmus Bridge

Photo Friday – The Erasmus Bridge October 29, 2010 | Photo Friday, Things to Do | Read More
This week’s Photo Friday focuses on the pride of Rotterdam – the Erasmus Bridge. Visit the Destroyed City Memorial for last week’s photo Friday post. The city of Rotterdam has an important relation with water, being one of the largest and busiest ports in the world. The above photo...

Celebrate Christmas on the largest Dutch passenger ship – De Rotterdam

Celebrate Christmas on the largest Dutch passenger ship – De Rotterdam October 27, 2010 | What's New | Read More
The largest Dutch passenger ship “De Rotterdam”  that was built in Rotterdam in 1956 has returned to its origin this year, after 50 glorious years of sailing. The legendary flagship of the Holland America line, also deemed as the city’s crowning  jewel, lies moored in its home port...

Photo Friday – The Destroyed City Memorial

Photo Friday – The Destroyed City Memorial October 22, 2010 | Photo Friday, What's New | Read More
This is the first photo in this new Photo Friday series (starting today, the series will focus on Rotterdam, its history and culture through a photo every Friday). Known as “De Verwoeste Stad” (The Destroyed City), this statue represents a man with a hole in the heart – built as a...

Fashion Exhibition, Rotterdam

Fashion Exhibition, Rotterdam October 21, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
If you are planning to travel to Rotterdam soon and are a fashion lover – this is must visit exhibition. The fashion exhibition at Maritiem Museum offers an overview of international haute couture and prêt-à-porter from Paris and London. The designs will feature a nautical touch and look. Leading...

Weather in Rotterdam

Weather in Rotterdam October 13, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
Rotterdam, the second largest city in the Netherlands, is situated on Rhine-Meuse delta, near the North Sea. Located in the province of South-Holland, the city is a part of the Randstad. Southwesterly winds result in a moderate maritime climate across the Netherlands, and the Rotterdam weather reflects...

Typical Dutch Food (Part I) – The Oliebollen

Typical Dutch Food (Part I) – The Oliebollen October 8, 2010 | Food, Travel Tips | Read More
Traveling to a new country includes not only visiting the tourist spots and off-the-beaten-paths, but traveling also provides a chance to understand and appreciate the local culture, customs and food habits.  Rotterdam has a rich cultural heritage showcased in its museums, architecture, parks as well...

What is the currency of the Netherlands?

What is the currency of the Netherlands? September 27, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
Visiting the Netherlands soon? Looking forward to experiencing the Dutch culture and  touring the attractions while buying souvenirs for folks back home? Before you commence on your trip to the low lands, here is all you wanted to know about the Dutch currency. The Netherlands  accepted Euro as its...

CJP Card – Discover Dutch Culture for less!

CJP Card – Discover Dutch Culture for less! September 22, 2010 | What's New | Read More
The Netherlands is well known for its arts, music and culture scene.  When you are exploring the country, what if you get a chance to visit  museums, tourist attractions, theaters, concerts, festivals and other cultural events for less? The CJP card (Cultural Jongeren Pas) is your ticket to making...

Visiting Rotterdam – What to Pack

Visiting Rotterdam – What to Pack September 6, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Looking forward to visiting Rotterdam? Here are some packing tips: For the Winter : Rotterdam can get really cold, specially during the months of Jan and Feb.  A decent winter jacket/warm coat,  gloves, thick woollen socks, rugged shoes and a winter cap are an absolute must keeping the freezing temperatures...
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