Netherlands, Eindhoven Guide (B): Travel Bucket List: Eindhoven

Travel Bucket List: Eindhoven
This weekend, I’m off to Eindhoven, Netherlands for what is most likely the last city break of the summer. I can’t really believe that this is our last planned holiday for the season, but so is the life of two adults with jobs and deadlines, and without trust funds. Sigh.

But, let’s be honest, a little travel is better than no travel, and I must admit, I am very excited for this upcoming mini-break!

Eindhoven is a city in the province of North Brabant, located in the south of the Netherlands. While it is one of the oldest cities in the Netherlands, it is best known as a high-tech and cutting-edge design industry hub.

Now, it probably isn’t the first destination you’d think of visiting in the Netherlands, and to be honest, it wasn’t mine either, but it is home to friends of ours and when we were invited to come and visit, we jumped at the chance. I mean, who doesn’t love visiting and exploring another part of a beautiful and beloved country!

Top Ten Things I’m Excited to See, Do and Eat:
Go Biking

When in the Netherlands, rights?!

See the Evoluon

This mushroom/UFO-shaped building was built in 1966 to celebrate the 75thanniversary of Philips, whose birthplace was Eindhoven, representing and celebrating the company’s technological achievements. This futuristic design isn’t something I would have ever expected to come across in the Netherlands, so I hope we get a chance to lay eyes on it while we’re there.

See the Blob

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Guide Name: Travel Bucket List: Eindhoven
Guide Location: Netherlands » Eindhoven
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Van Abbemuseum   Stadswandelpark   Grand Café   Stratumseind  
Author: Kate Slean
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