This picturesque dutch village is a treat to eyes and toddlers adore this place. The Zaanse (Zaan river) Schans (sconce) is full of green wooden houses, windmills, barns and workshops. From 1961 to 1974, wooden houses and windmills were transported to Zaanse Schans in order to recreate Dutch history. It gives visitors a taste of traditional Dutch country life away from the hustle and bustle of the major cities. It is major attraction to the tourist travelling to Amsterdam for a day trip and kids find it straight from the story book.
How to reach You need to reach Amsterdam first
You can reach Zaanse Schans by both train and bus Bus – The Rnet-bus 391 runs from Amsterdam Central Station every fifteen minutes to the Zaanse Schans. The trip takes forty minutes. For more information: www.bus391.nl.
Train – The nearest railway station is Zaandijk – Zaanse Schans. This station can be reached by local train from Amsterdam Central Station in 17 minutes. Subsequently walk to the Zaanse Schans in 15 minutes.
Organized Tours – This is another great to visit Zaanse Schans is to opt for an organised tour.A professional tour guide will aid you throughout your excursion for a better understanding of the place. This tour is generally combined with our villages tour as well. The cost, timing of the tour depends on the route chosen.
Things to do
Wooden shoes Workshop – This is the most famous attraction here. you might have seen several pictures of this place with big yellow wooden shoes. This is the best picture spot.The entry to this workshop is free. You can read about history of clogs and experience the clog making process. It also has huge souvenir collections. If interested you can buy clogs of your size.
Stroll through this dutch village – ENjoy the calmness and beauty of this old historic dutch village surrounded by windmills, green wooden houses and Zaan river. It is interesting to know people still lives in those wooden houses here
Visit Museum and working windmill – It has got many museums. Few of them are free. Find the ticket prices of museum and working windmills here . Also refer this link
Cruise the river – You can admire this beautiful village by cruising the river. They also have hop on hop off cruise to visit various windmills.
Cheese tasting – Who doesn’t like free cheese? They will demonstrate the cheese making process and you can taste free cheese here
Buy Souvenir – Take little bit of dutch to your home. You won’t be able to resist beautiful display of wide variety of souvenirs. Small wooden display, fridge magnet is a must pick
There is a diamond and then there is ‘Tiffany diamond’ so rare and Beautiful.
For diamonds, One brand which sits above the rest in terms of heritage & fame is Tiffany and co.
There isn’t a woman in this planet who hasn’t dreamt of being gifted a Tiffany diamond.
This little blue box of heaven was my 1st-anniversary gift by my beloved husband.
Engagement ring collection is one of Tiffany’s heritage collection of solitaries. This blog is dedicated to that. This will give an insight into the overall buying experience.
In Engagement ring they have various style such as CLASSIC, TRUE, SOLESTE, NOVO, RIBBON etc.
I got a Classic Tiffany setting ring in platinum. Classic rings have Tiffany Iconic setting of 6 prongs in a cushion cut diamond with signature raised platinum band.
They also have an option of gold & rose gold But they don’t do it in white gold.
This not so hidden gem of Netherlands is a fairytale village of Holland, often known as Venice of Netherlands. If you visiting Amsterdam then this a must-visit for you. A village with ‘no cars and no roads’ is a treat for leisure seekers. Thatched roof houses, bridges alongside the canal make it a scenic and gorgeous place. Away from the hustle of city life you can chill and admire the canals, ponds, and the scenery. This village is connected by narrow canals and boat is the primary mode of commutation for residents. It also has footpaths and bridges where you can walk or do cycling. Let’s see what this village has to offer its tourist
Prada Coin purse, technically a compact zip-around wallet is the newest addition to my luxury collection and I know this will be the most used item as I have bought it with the intension of not limiting its usage due to any constraint and as I have shown in the video this fits literally anywhere, in any bag or in any pocket.
I have bought it from Prada outlet in Bicester village, England as I was specifically looking for 4 card slot with the same size
& a pop of colour instead of regular black.
My wallet is not available online or instore but below links are very similar to my style of wallet.