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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

January 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

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

January 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

December 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

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

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