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Published on April 30, 2013, by Jackie in Netherlands Life.

Koninginnedag, or Queen’s Day, is the official birthday of the Dutch Queen. According to www.iamamsterdam.com, the first Queen’s Day was celebrated on 31 August 1885, in honor of the birth of Queen Wilhelmina. In 1949, the day was changed to 30 April to celebrate the birthday of Wilhemina’s daughter, Juliana.  The current monarch, Queen Beatrix,

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Published on April 27, 2013, by Jackie in Netherlands Life.

I know, I know. We already wrote about our bike ride and showed you lots of pictures of the food we consumed by during our trip, but I had to share these pictures I just found on John’s phone. The train station in Antwerp really is beautiful, and don’t even get me started on how

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Published on April 25, 2013, by Jackie in Netherlands Life.

Funicular railways are just inclined trains, but isn’t funicular such a great word? John found one when we were in Wiesbaden, Germany a few weeks ago. It took us to the top of the Neroberg hill, where there is a lovely state park. We strolled through the trail system and snapped a few photos of the beautiful cityscape and

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