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I don’t know about you, but the things that come to mind when I think of Amsterdam are its cafes, de Wallen and Heineken. For whatever reason, I forget that this city is also more widely known for ...
The compact center of Amsterdam packs in a huge variety of experience. That’s why it’s one of Europe’s best-loved cities: everyone gets something out of it. Not interested in coffee shops or the red ...
Windmills have always played an important part in the life of Holland and its inhabitants, forming a unique element in the Dutch landscape of wide plains, far horizons, glittering canals and floating ...
Written by Viator, August 2010
Nothing symbolizes Dutch pragmatism better than the country’s drug policy. Rather than wage war on all drugs and drive them further underground with all the criminal, anti-social activity that ...
Written by Sasha, February 2013
As the pint-sized capital of The Netherlands, Amsterdam is not a massive metropolis in the fashion of London or New York – and most of the major attractions are walkable – but nevertheless a hop-on, ...
Christmas preparations kick off in mid-November in Amsterdam, when the streets are adorned with Christmas lights and store windows decorated with festive scenes. On the third weekend in November, ...
If it’s the picture-postcard Holland of women in traditional floral dresses, striped pinafores and pointed white lace caps and men in baggy, woolen breeches that you’re after then it’s to Volendam ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, September 2012
The Dutch might be the least superstitious people on earth, but in a city as old and full of history as Amsterdam, there’s bound to be some ghosts haunting the place and sure enough there are. The ...
Written by Viator, October 2012
Sephardic Jews first came to Amsterdam in the late 15th century, escaping persecution in Spain and Portugal, and settled behind Waterlooplein, bordered by the Amstel and the Herengracht canal. They ...
If you’ve only got a few days in The Netherlands, head straight to Madurodam near Den Haag for a mini-tour of the whole country – all in miniature. A 30-minute train ride from Amsterdam and a tram ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, February 2012
The Netherlands is all about the sea. Firstly because it exists in constant danger of being flooded by the North Sea and therefore spends a fortune on defensive dikes and floodgates, and also on ...
Amsterdam in The Netherlands has its party reputation to maintain and the city certainly erupts on New Year’s Eve to celebrate Oudejaarsavondwith fireworks and fun for residents and a multitude of ...
The Netherlands still has royalty and mighty proud of Queen Beatrix they are too. The House of Orange-Nassau was founded in 1544 by William of Orange. It went through the usual topsy-turvy ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, June 2011
You’d be unusual to have gone your whole life without ever seeing a painting by Rembrandt. One of history’s most famous painters, he lived and worked in Amsterdam during the seventeenth century, a ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, March 2012
The Dutch love their art and rightly so – they have an incredibly rich history of painting and have given the western world some of its best painters and imagery. The famous Rijksmuseum in central ...
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