In this article I discuss 13 fun facts about the Netherlands that you probably didn’t know yet. Learn everything about beer, languages, bicycles, tall people and mor. Now that you know these facts, you can surprise your friends and family with your knowledge about the Netherlands.
In this article I provide a list of national, public and other holidays in the Netherlands. I tell what is celebrated and how it is celebrated. Have you ever heard of ‘Sinterklaas’? Do you want to know what is celebrated on King’s Day? This article gives you a glimpse into Dutch culture. With this useful information you can adjust your travel schedule accordingly.
It can be very confusing; do we call that small country Holland or the Netherlands? Why does it have these 2 names? And which one is actually correct? In this article I will answer these questions. More than once when I am abroad, I was asked where I am from. When I answer with “The Netherlands”, the following question is: “You mean Holland?” it is similar to calling a Scotsman an Englishman, it can be a sensitive issue.
The Netherlands is very densely populated. This has resulted in an extensive road network and rail network. Although public transport in the Netherlands is very well organized, it is found to be complicated, even by Dutch people. In this article I give you information about the types of public transport, how to buy tickets and I give you the best websites to plan your trip.