AIRBORNE MUSEUM HARTENSTEIN Have you have ever seen a movie and been completely absorbed in the plot? Does knowing that it’s an actual real story make an impact on you? What if you could step right into that movie and find yourself transported to that time and place? The Airborne Museum Hartenstein is the place […]

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  The Kröller Müller Museum The Kröller Müller Museum is in Otterlo, Netherlands within Hoge Veluwe National Park. It’s about a one hour drive from Amsterdam. It is well worth the drive to get out into nature, absorb the fantastic art and appreciate the efforts of Helene Kröller Müller.   WHO WAS HELENE KRÖLLER MÜLLER? […]

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  Royal FloraHolland Aalsmeer Flower Auction When I visited Amsterdam last year, I knew nothing about Royal FloraHolland, and I had no idea what I was going to see. But I have seen it now, and you should see it too. Located in Aalsmeer, it’s known as the Aalsmeer Flower Auction. You might have no […]

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Jewish Cultural Quarter Amsterdam       A tour of the Jewish Cultural Quarter is awe inspiring because of the history that it serves to preserve. The Jewish Cultural Quarter is located in the heart of the city of Amsterdam in less than one half square mile which makes it easy to walk to see […]

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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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