The better you know a place, the better your photos will be
I was born in Groningen and raised in The Hague, but it never really felt like my town. It was more formal and there was not really a beating heart to it. Later on, I realized I had to read between the lines to understand it.
Is this the world’s best art museum?
Is the Mauritshuis the world’s best museum of art? Stuffed with well-known masterpieces, it’s small enough not to tire you out, while offering a thrill in almost every room.
This Dutch capital of music should be on your radar
The Hague’s roots as a music city can be traced to 1961 and the birth of rock band Golden Earring, whose Radar Love was an international hit.
Escape to the beach inside a work of art
The Mesdag Panorama, one of the biggest tourist attractions in The Hague, is the oldest surviving example in its original setting of a fad that swept Europe in the 19th century.
Where the Dutch king reads his speech
Prince’s Day, the third Tuesday of September, is when the Dutch monarch reads a speech to the joint Houses of Parliament outlining the government’s plans for the year ahead.
Peace Center of the world
Hello The Hague, famous as the home of the International Court of Justice but also host to some 130 other international organizations as well as the seat of the Dutch Parliament. But this city of lawyers and politicians also has a fun side, whether in its many bars and cafés or along the beautiful beach at Scheveningen.