Tag Archives: Netherlands

Miffy Museum

Miffy Museum

The Miffy Museum, also known as Dick Bruna House, is a museum located in the city of Utrecht in the Netherlands.  Miffy is a little white character rabbit created by Dick Bruna in 1955.  There are over a hundred of Miffy books created and millions of copies have been sold world wide, she's a very ...

Keukenhof Flower Gardens

Keukenhof

Keukenhof is a flower garden located in Lisse, the Netherlands.  The garden opened its doors to the public sometime in 1950.  About 7 million flower bulbs are planted in the park each year.  Keukenhof is one of the largest flower gardens in the world. According to many travel guides, one of the top things to do ...

Terracotta Warriors in the Hague

Entrance in the Terracotta Warrior Exhibition

The New Babylon venue in the Hague started their exhibit of the Terracotta Warriors on March 22, 2013.  So, what are the Terracotta Warriors?  The Terracotta Warriors (or army) are sculptures depicting the armies of the first ever emperor of China.  These collection have been buried since 210 BC and they were created to serve ...

Cube Houses (Kubuswoningen) in Rotterdam

The cube houses in Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Before going to the Netherlands, I randomly searched for cute things in Netherlands and I found these cube houses on one of the searches.  These cube houses (or kubuswoningen) are set of houses with a 45 degree tilt, located in Rotterdam near the Blaak Subway Station. The cube houses were designed by Piet Blom, his concept ...

Hello Kitty chan in the Hague

Hello Kitty in the Hague

A quick photo of Hello Kitty in the Hague while walking around the town.  The Hague is the third largest city in the Netherlands (next to Amsterdam and Rotterdam).  The background shows a canal and Hello Kitty is standing on top of the bridge.  We didn't get a chance to spend a whole lot of ...

Hello Kitty High Tea Set

The Hello Kitty High Tea Set

A while back maybe earlier this year or so, I have read somewhere online that there was a Hello Kitty High Tea somewhere in the Hague, Netherlands.  And finally when I had the time to visit the Hague, the first place on my list was the Set Genki restaurant.  The Set Genki restaurant is a ...

Hello Kitty chan in Rotterdam waiting for the bus

Hello Kitty in Rotterdam

On our way to the Hague to visit the cute Hello Kitty High Tea set in Set Genki restaurant.  This photo was taken while waiting for the bus in Rotterdam.  We only waited for about 5 minutes before the bus arrived and the cost for the trip was 3 euros for 1 hour (this includes ...

Mirai Fashion (MFashion): a Gothic Lolita and Japanese Fashion store

Inside the MFashion store in Bilthoven, Netherlands

Mirai Fashion (or MFashion) is a Gothic Lolita and Japanese Fashion store in Bilthoven, Netherlands.  It is one of the only few stores in Europe that carries Japanese Lolita brands.  According to their web information, MFashion was the first shop in Europe to sell Lolita fashion items. The shop is conveniently located at the Kwinkelier shopping ...

4 Fun things to do while in Amsterdam

City life in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a beautiful city that draws tons of international visitors annually about 3.66 million.  According to Amsterdam Travel Information, it is quite known to be an appealing and pleasant city that houses world-famous museums, canals, and attractions.  It is also a city that has more bicycles than residents, over 1 million bicycles compared to ...

Weekend trip in Amsterdam

One of my trips in October was in Amsterdam - we went to visit this beautiful city.  When I was younger, I have heard so much about this city, how it was very infamous (famous too) for its red light districts and coffee shops.  However, here's another angle of the city which I loved - ...