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Travel articles, guides, travel tips, unusual things to do, travel challenges and secret places in the Netherlands (Holland)

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A beginner’s guide to cycling in the Netherlands

A beginner’s guide to cycling in the Netherlands

Riding a bike in the Netherlands is both the easiest and the most difficult thing in the world. Bike culture in the Low Countries has its unique etiqu
Amsterdam style hitchhiking: Take a yellow bike ride

Amsterdam style hitchhiking: Take a yellow bike ride

Amsterdam is the undisputed bicycle capital of the world. More than 500,000 different bikes can be spotted on its bike lanes. But as a tourist, it is
Alkmaar cheese market – taste some Dutch culinary delights

Alkmaar cheese market – taste some Dutch culinary delights

The Netherlands is famous for its tasty cheese and charming cheese markets. If you want to escape the beaten path of Amsterdam, just take the train an
Giethoorn – the Dutch town without a single street

Giethoorn – the Dutch town without a single street

Row row row your boat… gently down the canals of the unique Dutch town of Giethoorn. Why do I say “unique”? The village of Giethoorn is located in t
Keukenhof: where to see 800 varieties of tulips in the Netherlands

Keukenhof: where to see 800 varieties of tulips in the Netherlands

It's automatic – when you think Netherlands, images of endless fields of tulips bloom in your mind. But where can you see the best example of these ne
Museum of bags and purses Amsterdam

Museum of bags and purses Amsterdam

We challenge you: Discover how bags and purses can be museum exhibits A 16th century fanny pack with 18 secret pockets. Bridal purse from the 18th ce
3 reasons why I love the Netherlands

3 reasons why I love the Netherlands

Thinking of the Netherlands, you probably imagine people biking around tulip fields and windmills. And these people might be in a bit “too high” spiri
4 Girls on a Bike Trip to the North Sea

4 Girls on a Bike Trip to the North Sea

It`s a story about four girls who ended up biking 60 km in a single day. In the crappy Dutch weather and without the necessary equipment. Here`s what
The best view in Delft – climb the second highest bell tower in the Netherlands

The best view in Delft – climb the second highest bell tower in the Netherlands

The challenge: reach the best vantage point in Delft and enjoy a view of the city and its surroundings.  If you are searching for spots with a beauti
Travel to buy a book from a legendary bookstore

Travel to buy a book from a legendary bookstore

The challenge: make choosing your next book a very special experience by organizing a trip to one of the most beautiful bookstores in the world Not e
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