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Islands of the Netherlands: a guide to the Wadden Islands

Before you think about sunbathing, scuba diving, and sipping cocktails on Dutch islands in the Caribbean, let...

The 18 most magnificent lakes in the Netherlands (near Amsterdam and beyond)

Here’s our guide to the best lakes in the Netherlands! Whatever lake-loving adventure you’re after, we’re here...

A guide to 13 thrilling zoos and animal parks in the Netherlands

Looking for a fun day trip this summer? Consider it sorted: here are the best zoos, animal...

Amsterdam liberated: the infamous shooting at Dam Square on May 7, 1945

On May 7, 1945, a large crowd gathered at Dam Square in Amsterdam. The Second World War...

What you need to know about Labour Day in the Netherlands

It's Labour Day in the Netherlands. Yes, people, gather round! It's the universal holiday on which we...

Liberation Day in the Netherlands: what you need to know about May 5

Liberation Day in the Netherlands (Bevrijdingsdag) is celebrated on May 5. It commemorates the day the Dutch...

3 things we don’t like about the aftermath of King’s Day festivities

It’s the day after King's Day, and unless you live under a rock, you probably had some...

5 things to do on King’s Day to celebrate the Dutch way

It’s almost that time of year again: King’s Day. 🧡 The day to party, drink, buy and...