Autumn and a wild sheep chase in the Veluwe

Last week we went to the Veluwe because the walls were closing in. It was a lovely autumn day and it was really nice to get out into the fresh air again. Moments like these will be scarce and further apart, we went into a partial lockdown again yesterday. The Netherlands is getting more and […]

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The Netherlands guide for the Ordinary Traveler

Wanderlust Wonderland brings you: a travel guide for ordinary travelers, with must-sees, tips and tricks and the most delicious food, for ordinary travelers, like you and me.  Thanks to the corona virus, traveling is getting harder and harder. But to look at the bright side of things, because I couldn’t go far, I decided to […]

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Ruin of Brederode

Because we can’t travel outside of our country now corona is flaring up again, we continue finding things to do within our own borders. We had visited Alkmaar and the cheese museum, went back in time on our trip to the Zaanse Schans and now we set out for an old castle, or rather, what […]

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The Netherlands back in time

After spending some time in Alkmaar, we drove a little bit more south, towards Amsterdam. Only half an hour from Alkmaar is the Zaanse Schans. It’s an area in the city of Zaandam that looks like it’s frozen in time. I had seen pictures and even though all of it looked very kitsch and slightly […]

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Cheese in Alkmaar

If you would ask my friends and family what my favourite food is, there’s a good chance that cheese is the answer (that or tomato soup). For as long as I can remember, I’ve loved cheese. Of course, my country is famous for this product so I kind of have to like it, though I […]

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Utrecht for Bookworms

For the ones of you who have been following this blog, you already know that I’m a huge bookworm and that my favourite city in the Netherlands is Utrecht. What better way to combine the two of them, than by visiting the best local bookstore and the library? Both have just relocated to amazing venues, […]

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Flora and Fauna in Utrecht Botanical Gardens

The botanical gardens in Utrecht have been on my list for a bit now. I can’t believe I never went there before, not even when I lived in the city. But, once again, we were looking for things to do in our own country and since we wanted to visit Utrecht again, we decided to […]

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The most gorgeous bookstore in Maastricht

Just before the borders to the rest of Europe opened for us, we did a little bit of exploring our own country. Maastricht had been on my list for a while. I had been there once before and remembered the gorgeous bookstore that I really wanted to pay a visit to another time. And so […]

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Amsterdam guide for Ordinary Travelers

Wanderlust Wonderland brings you: a travel guide for ordinary travelers, with must-sees, tips and tricks and the most delicious food, for ordinary travelers, like you and me. Amsterdam is the capital city of my home country, The Netherlands. I never liked the city much, thinking it too crowded with tourists and cyclists. But I have […]

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