The Netherlands

By Julian I. Graubart A day after the fabulous wedding of a friend’s daughter at 13th century Duurstede Castle (https://kasteelduurstede.nl/ ), located outside Utrecht, Netherlands, my wife Barbara and I took the 30-minute train ride to Amsterdam. We are so lucky as to stay with friends in an appealing old section

By Richard West One of the delightful perks of living in this lovely city is the ease in leaving it to explore Holland, a country the size of Maryland, and surrounding regions.  Thus on a recent blustery, chilly Saturday my wife and I boarded the French Thalys fast-train and two

By Geri Bain and Jenny Keroack Inspired by the grand tours of aristocrats past and the much more recent adventures of TV’s Gilmore Girls, 18 year old Jenny Keroack proposed that she and her mom, travel writer Geri Bain take their own grand voyage. This summer, they set off together

  By Bobbie Leigh You can think of TEFAF as an encyclopedic museum without walls where 7,000 years of art are on display and everything is for sale. Held at a huge convention center in the city of Maastricht in the Southern Netherlands, TEFAF attracts art royalty. It is the