On the lookout for deer in Zuid Kennemerland

On our two day trip to the beach, we had seen the flower fields, picnicked on the beach and seen a bit of Zandvoort, or Amsterdam Beach. Before driving home, we wanted to have one last stop. Earlier this year we had visited the Amsterdamse waterleidingduinen and seen tons of deer and now we found […]

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Spring in the Netherlands

Spring is the perfect time to visit the Netherlands. Whether you go in tulip season or just before: the flowersfields are in full bloom now and it’s a beautiful sight to behold!

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Six things I wanna do in my own country

As traveling still isn’t an option, I’ve been exploring my own country. I have to say that I’m surprised at my findings. There’s a lot of places I didn’t know existed and loads of things you can do in the Netherlands, that I hadn’t heard of. Time to make another list: Six things I wanna […]

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Deer in Amsterdam

Did you know, only half an hour from Amsterdam lies a beautiful nature reserve where you can see deer, foxes and other wildlife roaming wild!

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Exploring Twente: The city of Ootmarsum

When we stayed in our Star Cubicle last weekend, of course we also explored the area a bit. We were in Twente, a region in the north-eastern part of The Netherlands. Not that far away, but I hadn’t been there before. We had explored the rural area for a bit on Saturday and today it […]

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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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