Tag: Keukenhof

Tulips

Did you know that cultivation of tulips begun in Persia in the 10th century? Also Persian poets often mentioned the flower in their poems. Giving a red or yellow tulip was a declaration of love, flower’s black center representing a heart burned by passion. Tulip has a special meaning in Turkish culture, being a symbol…

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If it’s Spring, try Amsterdam!

It is almost impossible for me to think about Holland and not remember the delicious taste of a meat snack, called bitterballen (or kroketten). I’m sure you find the receipt on line but to enjoy the real stuff don’t forget the next time you have the occasion to be in Holland. My experience in this…

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