City: amsterdam
Founded in 1346 by Saint Ursula and destroyed by the city fire in 1421. Most houses today date from 17 th century. In the past unmarried woman or widows, the 'Begijnen' lived here. They served and teached the monks in the nearby monestry According tradition poor eldery woman live here.
Information over Amsterdam's birth and history. Also a selection of photos of the city's -also known as the 'Venice of the north'- most interesting monuments and places.
A brief synopsis of the rich and long history of Athens as well as photos accompanied with interesting information over some of Athens most famous ancient and modern monuments and areas.
Dutch & Greek recipes
From entrees to desserts, a collection of Dutch and Greek cooking recipes.