Tag: Netherlands

Picnic: online supermarket review

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Photo by Picnic.

It’s an unusual review today: I’m writing about my experiences with the fastest-growing online supermarket chain in the Netherlands—Picnic—which has finally opened its virtual doors before me.

I’ve signed up for it a little more than a year ago and landed at the place 200+ on the waiting list at the moment.

Later I checked on the app several times but my number never changed so I forgot about it a while later.

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Electronic visas for visiting St. Petersburg

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Photo by KiraHundeDog/Pixabay.

Amazing news for anyone planning to visit Saint Petersburg.

As of 1 october 2019 a simplified procedure for obtaining a Russian visa has become available. The so-called e-visa allows for visiting Saint Petersburg and the Leningrad region.

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Stunning aerial photos of Dutch greenhouses by Tom Hegen

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Photo: ©Tom Hegen.

Tom Hegen, a German award-winning photographer specialising in aerial photography, has made absolutely stunning night photos of the Netherlands.

They feature dazzling light patches of greenhouses against the pitch-black background, so bright that they are clearly visible from space.

By the courtesy of Tom I’m publishing his Greenhouse Series photos in my blog today.

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Aw, freezing

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Cold days are coming our way. This morning has hit -2 °C (28 °F)!

The grass is still green though.

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Do not miss out: train ticket to Paris for €29

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Photo by Pexels/Pixabay.

Do you love Paris as much as we do?

ActieVanDeDag has partnered with Thalys to offer train tickets from the Netherlands to Paris, for the period 12 November 2019 until 20 January 2020, for only € 29 one way or € 58 for a round-trip.

The action is active until 20 October, but the tickets get sold out at the speed of light, so hurry up! The sale link is under the cut.

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