Posts Tagged ‘ Keukenhof ’

Saturday snippets: 17th March 2018

Mar 17th, 2018 | By

Today is, of course, St Patrick’s Day. And as the world knows by now, the Irish go out of their way to persuade other destinations to colour themselves green. Once again, Niagara Falls will be illuminated by green light from 9pm until 1am on both the Canadian and American side of the falls. Amongst the other buildings illuminated will be the Sydney Opera House, Empire State Building, the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, the London Eye, the Colosseum in Rome and the
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Saturday snippets: 2nd April 2016

Apr 2nd, 2016 | By

The shape of champagne barrels, cars as animals , accommodation taxes, jazz and tulips have caught Adrian’s eye this week.

Saturday snippets: 5th March 2016

Mar 5th, 2016 | By

A gin distillery at Gatwick captured Adrian’s attention this week but so did Joan of Arc’s ring, the wreck of a gambling ship off San Diego and St Piran’s Day which happens to be today.

Letter from Holland

Sep 10th, 2015 | By

Whilst you are in the Netherlands there are lots of things to see this autumn in their galleries and museums.

Saturday snippets: 14th February 2015

Feb 14th, 2015 | By

Adrian explains why he won’t be flying first class on United but maybe he – or you – will win a trip to Taiwan


Feb 4th, 2015 | By

Think San Francisco and gardens or tulips are not the first things that will spring to your mind.

Saturday snippets: 13th September 2014

Sep 13th, 2014 | By

It’s European Heritage Days this weekend in many places so get out and enjoy says Adrian as he also winds up the smaller stories of the week.

Queen’s Day

Apr 30th, 2013 | By

Today is a public holiday in the Netherlands. It is Queen’s Day. If you though the Brits could make pageantry and the monarchy a big tourist draw then watch the events in the Netherlands!

The tulip and the windmill

Mar 26th, 2013 | By

Adrian visits Keukenhof the eight week, Spring flower bonanza that takes place each year just outside Amsterdam and which attracts 70,000 of us from the UK each year