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Take a look below to find all our posts about the Netherlands in chronological order:

Amsterdam to Giethoorn Day Trip – Helpful Tips From A Local

Top Tips to Plan Your Amsterdam to Giethoorn Day Trip If you have had enough of the modern urbanity of Amsterdam and need a change of pace in life, Giethoorn is for you. People have been overly dependent on machines and technology, but this is not the case in Giethoorn. If you have had enough …

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Amsterdam Itinerary – 5 Days in Amsterdam

How to spend 5 Days in Amsterdam – A Brief Amsterdam Itinerary Amsterdam, a vibrant capital city of Netherlands defines the word beauty with its crystal clear canals, historical buildings, museums, bridges, and splendid landscape. There are innumerable places to explore, gather new experiences and things to do in Amsterdam. A planned Amsterdam itinerary would …

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What To Do In Amsterdam: Top Amsterdam Attractions That You NEED To Put On Your Itinerary

What to Do in Amsterdam: Top Amsterdam Attractions You NEED On Your Itinerary Up there with Paris and Rome, Amsterdam holds the title as one of the most romantic and beautiful cities in the world. It has the best of cities and towns, which makes people continue to visit. There are international restaurants, lively nightlife, …

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An Adventure on the Dutch Wadden Sea

An adventure on the Dutch Wadden Sea How to win a skirmish with gooey, slippery sludge When you think about visiting countries to participate in adventurous outdoor pursuits, the Netherlands is probably not the first European country to spring to mind. But think again! The Netherlands is ideal for cycling, canoeing, and hiking. And for …

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Art and Science in the Netherlands’ Watersnood Museum

Watersnood Museum, Netherlands Four gray cement blocks, half-sunk in the ground at uneven angles, are the modest home of the Watersnood Museum: the remarkable and beautiful memorial of one of the Netherlands’ greatest disasters. At 2 am, Sunday, February 1st, 1953, a churning storm in the North Sea forced a wall of water into the …

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Try a Short-Stay Apartment in Amsterdam

When most people search for holiday accommodation, they typically end up booking a hotel room in Amsterdam. But a short-stay apartment in Amsterdam offers so many more benefits if you are on a similar budget. If, for example, you are staying in Amsterdam for a week or more, a short-stay apartment may be a great …

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Hop on for a Benelux Culinary Tour

Rail travel is often associated with the hateful commuter necessity that we experience daily or the iconic luxury experiences that we only read about; but is there anything in between? Those were my thoughts as I boarded the Eurostar for a nine day trip that would weave me across Benelux – Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg …

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The Kinderdijk Windmills, a Year-round Attraction

If you’re looking for the quintessential Dutch landscape, you can’t find a better one than Kinderdijk. Located a mere sixteen kilometers from Rotterdam , in the province of South Holland, this tiny village is home to the Kinderdijk Windmills. These nineteen old windmills, make up the most dense concentration of windmills in the entire Netherlands. It lies at …

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My Favorite Foods of Europe

To travel is to taste the world. And Europe presents a particularly eclectic hotchpotch of flavours. From the strange to the sublime, I’ve sampled various dishes and foodstuffs throughout my jaunts across the continent and here (in no particular order) are some of my personal favourites: Gran Canaria Though the Atlantic archipelago presents a popular …

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Visit Amsterdam’s Zoo for Family-Friendly Fun

Family-Friendly Fun at the Amsterdam Zoo Amsterdam is well known for its history, art, and adult entertainment (read our guide on what to do in Amsterdam and our Amsterdam itinerary here), but when I found myself wandering the historic canals and streets with a 3-year-old niece on my shoulders, I had to find some more …

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