Holland vs Netherlands

Online sightseeing of The Netherlands.

Monthly Archives: November, 2012

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

Looking for fancy restaurants in The Netherlands?

Today the Michelin stars have been rewarded to restaurants for the season 2012-2013. The Michelin star is an indication for restaurants with excellent cuisine and a proper service in the … Continue reading

November 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Why walk on wooden shoes?

Have you ever wondered why someone would intentionally want to walk around in shoes that could give you a splinter? Nowadays wooden clogs are largely sold in the Netherlands as tourist … Continue reading

November 21, 2012 · 1 Comment

Sinterklaas arrived today! Who he is?

Sinterklaas is one of the sources of the holiday figure of Santa Claus in North America. Sinterklaas is the name of a character and a holiday named for Saint Nicholas, … Continue reading

November 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Where to go outside Amsterdam?

Amsterdam is a destination worth visiting on itself. Outside Amsterdam you will encounter a whole new experience about the Netherlands. So where can you go? Cities Den Haag (The Hague) – capital … Continue reading

November 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Queen’s day 2013 @ De Rijp and Amstelveen

Just announced today, on Queensday 2013 the Royal Family will visit province Noord-Holland, town of De Rijp and Amstelveen. Join us! History of Queen’s day  Queen’s day (Dutch: Koninginnedag) is a national holiday in the Kingdom … Continue reading

November 6, 2012 · 1 Comment

Why the Dutch ride bicycles

Facts: There are 18 million bicycles in The Netherlands. That’s an average of 1.3 bicycle per person. 84% of the Dutch own a bicycle. 17075 km (10609 miles) of bicycle … Continue reading

November 3, 2012 · Leave a comment