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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