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Visit Germany this summer with Stena Line

2019-07-12 | Germany Travel Tips | No comments

For Culture Vultures: Cologne Whilst the Netherlands is in no way short of attractions for holidaymakers, the Hook of Holland port is a gateway to the whole of Northern Europe, in particular Germany. The cities of western Germany make the perfect getaway for tourists looking for a long weekend this summer....

Spend the summer like a Dutchman

2019-06-28 | Summer Holidays Travel Tips | 1 Comment

Summer is the perfect time to plan a last-minute getaway in the sunshine. The Netherlands make the perfect holiday destination for family or friends looking for something a bit different. So pack up the car and head across to the Hook of Holland with Stena Line and spend your summer like a Dutchman! Check out our…

Our guide to Dutch beer

2019-04-12 | Food and drink Travel Tips | No comments

Visiting the Netherlands and surrounding countries this year? Well we’ve got a few tips on some of the popular local beers… Our first tip would be, drink responsibly, always follow local rules and legal drinking age so that you can get the most out of your experience and enjoy the local breweries. For beer connoisseurs…

Spring in the Dutch cities

2019-03-29 | Travel Tips | No comments

The flowers are finally starting to bloom, its warm enough for a bike tour around the cities and it might even be possible to enjoy a cold drink with a couple sunrays breaking through the clouds! City breaks are always fun and easy to plan, they never have to be a long trip, you could…

Trips for two

2019-01-29 | Travel Tips | No comments

Valentine’s day is the perfect excuse to plan a trip for you and that special someone or why not plan for Galentine’s or Pal-entine’s Day for you and your best friend? There are so many great things to do for two in the Netherlands and surrounding destinations when you sail direct from the UK to…

Dutch Gastronomy

2019-01-07 | Food | No comments

While everyone is hitting the gym post-festivities, we’d like to explore some must-try Dutch gastronomy! When you think of amazing food and mainland Europe, people tend to think Italian, French or Spanish but the Dutch have a few amazing dishes up their sleeves that you may not have ever thought of. This coming spring or…

Driving through Europe during winter

2018-12-13 | christmas winter | No comments

Taking a road trip through Europe will make your winter trip extra special. If you can’t make it for Christmas don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with fantastic tips on travel from Holland through to Europe from Christmas to New Year’s and up until early spring so you can still enjoy the Netherlands...

Sailing to a Dutch Winter Wonderland!

2018-12-11 | christmas winter | No comments

One of the best times of the year to visit The Netherlands is of course Christmas. Generally, there tends to be fewer tourists which makes visiting the Christmas Markets, museums and galleries a much more relaxing experience. If visiting a loved one who lives locally, it is truly magical taking winter walks around...

Students Travel Savings

2018-10-25 | Budget travel | No comments

Travel especially for students can be expensive, when you factor in, fares, accommodation, food and additional transport links, it can all start to add up. Check out our alternative way to save on travel to Europe: Stena Line’s UK to Holland sailing route takes you on a direct crossing from Harwich International port in Essex…

Family Friendly Ferry Travel

2018-10-09 | Family travel | No comments

To celebrate our nomination for the Best Family Ferry Operator with Family Traveller we wanted to share some of our tips for ferry travel for families as well as a family-friendly travel guide. Travelling by Ferry for families requires more time but offers maximum comfort and flexibility, getting to Holland can be as straight forward as…

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