2 weeks 4 cities in the Netherlands: Part 2

Alison Laycock The 2nd part of my month in the Netherlands took me to The Hague, Utrecht, Arnhem and then to Maastricht, my last stop. So many things to see and experience which have all left me with wonderful memories. The Hague: I’m so glad I opted for 4 nights in The Hague as it gave me chance to take my name walking around this beautiful city. Looking back the Peace Palace still stands out as a wonderful experience and I’m so glad I was able to book a tour whilst I was th

It all comes together in Maastricht

Alison Laycock Before I even arrived in Maastricht, the feeling of my month in the Netherlands all coming together to an end was strong. This month has challenged my understanding of geography in so many ways and this is also represented by Maastricht which is right at the tip of the Netherlands close to the borders with Belgium and Germany. Walking around Maastricht, I was struck with how French it felt to me too. In fact, you could easily believe you were in so many differe