Category: Things To Do

Exploring the Green Heart of the Netherlands

September 3, 2015

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The so-called Groene Hart (Green Heart) lies south of Amsterdam, west of The Hague and north of Rotterdam. Exploring the Green Heart of the Netherlands means discovering a region of old world Holland, where pretty towns and villages, windmills and traditional farming methods have stood the test of time.

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Cool New Architecture in Rotterdam

August 27, 2015

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The most contemporary city in The Netherlands owes its futuristic skyline to the near flattening it received at the hands of German bombing in World War II. With only fragments of the old gabled city left around Delfshaven, cool new architecture in Rotterdam has evolved as a result of judicious urban regeneration

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Family Fun in The Hague

July 10, 2015

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There are plenty of opportunities for family fun in The Hague; it may be the administrative capital of The Netherlands, but it is compact and manageable, with parks for letting off steam, child-sized attractions and a family-friendly restaurant scene; all this and a bucket-and-spade beach at Scheveningen tacked on too.

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The Hoge Veluwe National Park

July 8, 2015

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The Netherlands has 20 areas of protected reserves, and five are within stomping distance of Amsterdam. Hoge Veluwe National Park in Gelderland is the biggest – and it also hides a very surprising museum.

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Five Reasons to Visit The Hague

June 15, 2015

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As the capital of the Netherlands, The Hague is a handsome, genteel city with some of the best art museums in the country, a cluster of medieval parliament buildings and an atmospheric old heart. Often overlooked in the headlong rush to Amsterdam, here are five very good reasons to visit The Hague.

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Top Five Summer Festivals in Rotterdam

June 11, 2015

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Rotterdam becomes party central during the summer months, with celebrations of food, drama and music kicking off with the raucous national holiday of King’s Day on April 27. From then on, across the summer there’s barely a weekend when the city is not celebrating. Here’s a list of the top five summer festivals in Rotterdam.

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