FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.
Trazee book

Top 5: Museums in Amsterdam

by Samantha DiMauro

Apr 24, 2015

The Rijksmuseum Research Library © Omar Dakhane | Dreamstime

Europe
The Van Gogh Museum of Amsterdam, Netherlands © David van der Mark | Flickr

The Van Gogh Museum © David van der Mark | Flickr

 

The Van Gogh Museum

This museum is home to the world’s largest collection of works created by world-renowned Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh. You’ll see timeless classics like Sunflowers, The Potato Eaters, and Wheatfield with Crows, the painting largely believed to be his last. The museum also features work from van Gogh’s contemporaries in the Impressionist movements, such as Claude Monet and Auguste Rodin.

 

The Rijksmuseum of Amsterdam, Netherlands © Miv123 | Dreamstime 33775895

The Rijksmuseum © Miv123 | Dreamstime

 

Rijksmuseum

As a focal point of Amsterdam, the Rijksmuseum is a Netherlands national museum founded in year 1800. Of a collection that numbers more than 1 million arts and artifacts, they have about 8,000 works on display, each involved in an aspect of the growth and settlement of Amsterdam. Masterpieces include paintings by Rembrandt and Johannes Vermeer.

 

The Stedelijk Misuem of Amsterdam, Netherlands © Eric de Redelijkheid | Flickr

The Stedelijk Misuem © Eric de Redelijkheid | Flickr

 

Stedelijk Museum

This institution is dedicated to contemporary and modern art in many different media, including film and video, artists’ books, posters and furniture. Their rotating exhibitions are especially enlightening, and incorporate stunning displays of the museum’s dedicated research to modern artistic expression. As a traditional exhibition, they’ve annually presented “The Best Designed Books” of each year.

 

The Anne Frank House and Holocaust Museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands © Dennisvdwater | Dreamstime 30557445

The Anne Frank House and Holocaust Museum © Dennisvdwater | Dreamstime

 

Anne Frank House

This sensitive and poignant collection is authentically preserved as the secret annex Anne Frank and her family used to hide from the Nazis in World War II. Anne Frank’s original red and green checked diary is on display in the museum, as well as many loose sheets and books of her short stories.

 

Dining with the Tsars at Hermitage Amsterdam, Netherlands © Anna & Michal | Flickr

Dining with the Tsars at Hermitage Amsterdam © Anna & Michal | Flickr

 

Hermitage Amsterdam

The Hermitage Amsterdam is the largest branch of the Hermitage Museum of Saint Petersburg, Russia, and houses rotating exhibitions. In the past, they’ve featured installations dedicated to Alexander the Great, the Golden Age and images of St. Petersburg.

 

#TrazeeTravel

Insta Feed
Destinations / North America
Oct 4, 2022

What to Do This Fall in Chattanooga

If you find yourself making your way to Chattanooga this fall, there are a few things you'll need to add to your itinerary to ensure you experience this destination to its fall fullest. Get outside and see why these are the best spots to take in some fall fun.

Celebrity is celebrating Spring with 25% off Cruise Fares!

There’s no better time to plan the vacation you’ve been missing. Step aboard with your better half, your friends or the whole family and reconnect, reunite and rejoice with 25 percent off cruise fares for all guests. We’ll also help everyone get there with 25 percent off airfare from 20 major gateways across the country or $100 savings per person on flights from all other gateways when you book your air travel using Flights by Celebrity.*

Slideshow
Oct 4, 2022

7 Must-See Sites in Stockholm, Sweden

It’s time to start dreaming of your next trip. Here’s seven must-see sites in Stockholm, Sweden.

Food & Drink
Oct 4, 2022

3 CA Resorts to Visit for Wine Crush Season

California vintners currently celebrate the harvest and crush season, and these three resorts allow travelers to indulge in wine while enjoying relaxing getaways. Managed by KSL Resorts, each is close to a different wine region, including Temecula Valley, Central Coast Wine Country, Napa Valley and Valle de Guadalupe.

Celebrity Cruises’ Spring Sale

There’s no better time to plan the vacation you’ve been missing. Step aboard with your better half, your friends or the whole family and reconnect, reunite and rejoice with 25 percent off cruise fares for all guests. We’ll also help everyone get there with 25 percent off airfare from 20 major gateways across the country or $100 savings per person on flights from all other gateways when you book your air travel using Flights by Celebrity.*

Trends / Adventure
Oct 3, 2022

Best Rafting Trips in Peru

Peru offers adrenaline junkie travelers exciting rafting opportunities year-round.