A kaleidoscope of color – Holland’s Tulip Fields

A kaleidoscope of color – Holland’s Tulip Fields

As soon as I got back to Holland on Sunday I decided to go on a little adventure to Keukenhof before returning to Groningen. Keukenhof is the home to Holland's tulip fields, and is a truly breath taking site. I have never seen such a kaleidoscope of color, it was incredible. I walked around for … [Read more...]

St Patrick’s Day Abroad

St Patrick’s Day Abroad

This is my 3rd year in a row being outside of Ireland for St Patrick's Day, by far my favorite holiday of the year. Christmas, Easter, Halloween, New years...all fun but Paddy's day beats them all hands down! It is just pure and utter madness.  At first I was quite sad to be away from home, away … [Read more...]

Birds eye view

Birds eye view

Today I climbed the 260 steps to the top of the Martini Tower in the centre of Groningen and took these birds eye view photos of the city, the church and the beautiful skyline. My original plan was to go to the cinema this afternoon but I think being a tourist and climbing the martinikerk was a MUCH … [Read more...]

Walking on Water in Holland!

Today I came across a bizarre site...brave souls walking down (and skating on!) the canals in the city centre. Such an unusual site to see a couple skating past a huge boat! If this cold weather keeps up "The Eleven Cities" Ice skating tour is bound to happen. All will be announced in the Dutch … [Read more...]