Holland vs Netherlands

Online sightseeing of The Netherlands.

Amsterdam 400 years of canals

HISTORY Before 1613 Amsterdam was a humble 13th-century fishing village on a river bed. The last 400 years it changed into its current role as a major hub for business, … Continue reading

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When and where in Holland can you see tulips bloom?

Bulb flowers bloom in the field from the end of March until the second week of May. It goes without saying that the exact period depends on the weather. Generally speaking, the best time … Continue reading

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Kinderdijk – 19 windmills together

Kinderdijk is the name of a town in the province of South-Holland. Two rivers, the ‘Noord’ and the ‘Lek’ come together here. Nowhere in the world you can find so … Continue reading

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4 min video Holland vs Netherlands

I just encountered this 4 minute video explaining the difference between Holland, The Netherlands and Dutch. Are you ready? Get set…. play! Want to explore The Netherlands for yourself? Contact … Continue reading

December 22, 2012 · 1 Comment

Erwtensoep (pea soup)

When days are cold and grey, nothing warms me better then homemade pea soup. My dad has a notebook with a handwritten recipe from his school, where he makes delicious … Continue reading

December 14, 2012 · 3 Comments

Do you get snow in Holland?

Yes we do! Today is the first day of the winter 2012-2013 that snow is falling and covering our country with a thin layer of white wet stuff. Not all … Continue reading

December 3, 2012 · 2 Comments

Behind the scenes at Aalsmeer Flower Auction

Aalsmeer is the largest flower auction in the world. The auction building is the 4th largest building in the world, by floor space covering 990,000 m² (10.6 million sq ft; 243 … Continue reading

November 28, 2012 · Leave a comment