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Amsterdam has all the offerings of a major world capital, yet the atmosphere is more akin to a village with tree-lined canals, art museums and a strong café culture. This city offers so ...
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 ...
If you’re visiting Amsterdam, there are various destinations in nearby Belgium to make a great day trip. Bruges, for instance. Like Amsterdam, this compact city in Belgium’s north is built on ...
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 Sasha, January 2013
Alkmaar is an historic Dutch town complete with gabled buildings, tall church spires, cute canals and bridges, and upmarket stores in cobbled streets. It’s a microcosm of Amsterdam, the capital city ...
The Dutch strongly believe in the freedom of the individual. This freedom is also displayed at home as most Dutch homes don't have curtains shielding off the window, so that you can look into living ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, July 2012
Culture, art, and city nightlife are not all there is to The Netherlands .
There are many good reasons to get out of the city and explore the
country more deeply and the island of Texel is one. ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, June 2012
Utrecht is The Netherlands ’
fourth largest city, center of the Dutch Catholic church and home to
the largest university in the country, Utrecht University.
The city had its heyday in the early ...
Written by Sasha, February 2013
There is plenty to do in The Netherlands
in winter. The climate might not be at its most welcoming but if you’re
lucky the sun will come out, the crowds will have disappeared, and
you’ll have ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, October 2011
I suppose it had to happen. Europe now has a Walk of Fame in an attempt to match that of Hollywood . And just like the one in LA , this walk in Rotterdam is becoming a popular tourist attraction. ...
Another favorite! The Jordaan is a labyrinth of narrow streets and little canals, boutiques, galleries, courtyards and 'brown' pubs. A great part of town to stroll around and take in the atmosphere. ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, September 2011
I have to say it feels like the Rijksmuseum has been under renovation forever.
In 2000 the decision was made to modernise the 1885 building designed
by Pierre Cuypers, and now the date given ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, January 2012
I’m not the first to say it but really the only way to get around Amsterdam is by bicycle. It’s cheap, the city is flat, and you can go where the mood takes you and see the real Amsterdam. ...
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 ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, August 2011
One of my favourite areas of Amsterdam is Jordaan . Across Prinsengracht canal from the Anne Frank house and bordered by the streets Marnixstraat and Rozengracht, and the canal Brouwersgracht, ...
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