Rijksmuseum (State Museum) in Amsterdam reopens today (after 10 years)

The Rijksmuseum (State Museum) in Amsterdam reopens its doors today after a 10-year renovation! The museum exhibits over 8,000 objects including masterpieces by Rembrandt, Vermeer, Steen and other paintings from the Dutch Golden Age.   The museum is open 365 days a year from 9am until 5pm. It’s […]

Schellen-Ursli or a Bell for Ursli

Schellen-Ursli is a Swiss classic story for children about a Spring celebration in Engadine in Switzerland. His original name is Uorsin and the author of this Romansch-Swiss picture-book is Selina Chönz and the illustrations are made by the famous Swiss painter Alois Carigiet. It is a story in rhyme […]