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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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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
Amsterdam: 8 travel tips for first timers

Amsterdam: 8 travel tips for first timers

Eager to explore Amsterdam's unique spirit? Feel it on your two-wheel urban tour around the city's narrow streets, or soak up some sun while sailing i
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
Magical gardens to get lost around the world

Magical gardens to get lost around the world

The challenge: get lost in a magic garden Not every garden in the world is just well-shaped bushes and trees + fountains + benches. Sometimes gardens
3 reasons to visit the Netherlands in spring

3 reasons to visit the Netherlands in spring

Imagine the silhouettes of windmills surrounded by tulips blooming in various colors. The Netherlands boasts some quirky combinations of cutting-edge
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
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
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