STOLPERSTEINE REMEMBERING THE VICTIMS ONE NAME AT A TIME If you have never heard of a STOLPERSTEINE you aren’t alone.  I hadn’t either until my trip in November to The Netherlands and Germany. This article is going to tell you about them so that when you travel to Europe, you will be on the lookout […]

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The Dutch Theater Hollandsche Schouwburg This week I want to share with you a place in Amsterdam that was used by the Germans during World War II.  It’s the Dutch Theater, called in Dutch Hollandsche Schouwburg,  located in the Plantage district of Amsterdam.  The Dutch Theater was a  popular theater from 1892 to 1941.  Then […]

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DUTCH RESISTANCE MUSEUM VERZETSMUSEUM Have you ever heard of the Dutch Resistance Museum? I hadn’t either until I traveled to Amsterdam.  Flying in a day prior to when my tour began, I needed something that was my choice for my free time.  I’m sharing the Dutch Resistance Museum with you first because I believe it […]

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Amsterdam Inquiring Minds Want To Know   We’ve come to the last part of my Guide to Amsterdam overview through the eyes of a history loving travel professional.  This last section is going to have an Amsterdam Questions Answers format.  Some of the questions you might not have known to ask yet.  his is the […]

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What To See In Amsterdam I’m so excited to share with you the second part of my mini-series about Amsterdam. Have you wondered what to see in Amsterdam?  Personally, I think that Amsterdam is such an interesting  city that anyone would enjoy it.  There are people with certain interests who will particularly enjoy Amsterdam and […]

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AMSTERDAM GUIDE – PART THREE HOW TO GET AROUND AMSTERDAM     This is part three of my Guide to Amsterdam for History Lovers.  This is going to be some really practical information on how to get around Amsterdam. How to get around Amsterdam Let’s start right here:  There are many ways to travel around […]

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A History Lover in Amsterdam Mini-Series Part I   After a visit to Amsterdam last fall, I came away with a deep appreciation for all this city has to offer; the history, culture, food, and people. Let’s just say I fell in love with Amsterdam and the Netherlands as a whole.   History lovers in […]

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    WHY TRAVEL TO ENGLAND IS A BARGAIN THIS YEAR!   Travel to England is a bargain this year and will be in the future.  The reason is BREXIT has passed and the United Kingdom is in the process of leaving the Economic Union.  The details are being ironed out but it will take […]

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  If there really were a Way Back Machine from Peabody’s Improbable History – remember the dog that had a boy – we could go back in time and experience history as it happened.  Since we cannot do that, I have a better suggestion.  Let’s go to the places where historical events occurred during the […]

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Travel Apps You’ll Really Use       If you always travel with your smart phone, here are a few travel apps that I have tried and think they may prove useful for you.  Maybe you’ll find one or two favorites in the travel app list below. … Duolingo … Duolingo is a language app, […]

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