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

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

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 the truly adventurous, ‘wadlopen’ offers a unique …

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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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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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10 Ways to Beat Jet Lag in Amsterdam

Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport is one of the busiest airports in Europe, and I’ve often found myself fighting a case of jet lag when arriving in Amsterdam at the beginning my European travels. From experience, here is a list of tips for beating jet lag in Amsterdam that take into consideration the city’s unique style, sights, …

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Tulips in Holland: Enjoying a Spring-Time Cruise from Amsterdam

Tulips in Holland: Spring River Cruise from Amsterdam Last spring we treated ourselves to a Tulip-Time River Cruise from Amsterdam with AMA Waterways in the Netherlands. While I had taken a Christmas Market river cruise a few years ago with a friend, this was my husband’s first river cruise. It won’t be his last; we both had …

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Keukenhof Garden Guide – Everything You Need To Know

Plan Your Visit to Keukenhof Garden Best Time to Go Keukenhof Garden is only open in the spring (March 23rd – May 14th, 2023) and it varies slightly depending on the weather each year. The best time to visit Keukenhof Garden is usually in mid to late April as that is when you will see …

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