Let’s introduce you to a Dutch tradition that takes place each third Tuesday in September: Prinsjesdag. Learn more about the golden coach, the throne, the beautiful excess and briefcase.
Is winter a good time to visit the Netherlands? Yes! The weather can be unpredictable with sun, rain, snow, and cold temperatures, but the landscapes are beautiful and there is plenty of things to do.
We all know some weird phrases we use in our home countries that have unusual meanings. The Dutch love expressions and will litter their everyday conversations with them.
Visiting one of the Wadden islands should definitely be on your bucket list for The Netherlands. The five little islands are located just above the Netherlands and Vlieland is one of them!
it’s no surprise that visitors flock to Amsterdam year after year, but what does surprise me, is that visitors often skip the most beautiful part of the Netherlands; the other Holland.
A few weeks ago, I went to Texel for a couple of days. Texel, is one of the Dutch Frisian Islands, also known as the Dutch Wadden Islands. It is the biggest ‘Wadden Island’ in the Wadden Sea.
Would you like to know more about the Dutch culture during your time in the Netherlands? Go to the Openluchtmuseum! This open air museum provides authentic buildings, objects and true stories.
As your local specialist, I am going to provide you with a Dutch food bucket list with more than 30 foods from the Netherlands that you should try when you visit our beautiful country!
The Carlton Beach hotel, Scheveningen, is by far one of the most pleasant hotels I have stayed at in the Netherlands. The little town Scheveningen is a nice option to consider for a day at the beach.
A trip to Amsterdam wouldn’t be complete without visiting the Heineken Brewery. The Heineken Experience is a tourist attraction and offers a glimpse into the history and brewing process of the ‘golden’ beer.
Do you want to experience something else than the overcrowded tourist attractions of Amsterdam? Visit the Amsterdam Forest in the Netherlands! This park is a nice getaway and just located outside Amsterdam.
If you are in the Netherlands and interested in visiting a zoological garden, this post may be handy. I’ll introduce you to 15 Dutch zoos, that all differ from each other. In Dutch, we call most of the zoos: ‘dierentuinen’.