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Beaches Of Holland

2018-08-07 | Summer Holidays | No comments

Summer is in full swing and there’s only a few short weeks to go to make the most of it! The weather this year has inspired lots of outdoor and beach holidays home and away. Come rain or shine this is the perfect time to visit some fantastic beaches in Holland; When you think about a…

Happy’s Here

2018-08-03 | Family travel kids-entertainment | No comments

Meet Happy, our friendly porpoise mascot, though he is sometimes confused with a dolphin and even a shark, Happy wants all the kids to know he is the happy, helpful porpoise here to support and keep the kids entertained! Discover the Story of Happy The Porpoise who helped defeat King Caesar with Stena Line and bring…

Tenting Days In Holland

2018-06-08 | Family travel Summer Holidays Travel Tips | No comments

The official Tenting Days (Uit-je Tent) for 2018 in the Netherlands run from the 8th – 11th of June.  Special campsites, from tents, caravans, “glamping” and more are set up in the wild and resorts where the organization of the Tenting Days cooperates with local partners, camping sites, the Society for the Preservation of Natural…

125 Years Anniversary

2018-05-31 | Events Fun facts News | No comments

The history of travel across the North Sea between Holland and the UK far exceeds 125 years, but our special route recorded its first sailing on the 1st of June 1893 from Harwich to Rotterdam via the Hook of Holland, making the month of June our official 125th Anniversary! The route initially offered crossings for…

Get ready for summer travel

2018-05-24 | Ferry good ideas Summer Holidays | No comments

Summer is fast approaching, though one of the busiest times of year to visit Holland it is also the best time to enjoy good weather, mingle with different people, take part in outdoor activities, attractions and more! Avoid the stress of travelling to Holland with restricted baggage allowance and delays at the airport, drive and sail…

Celebrating Dutch Windmills

2018-05-11 | Events Holland | No comments

Windmills and watermills along with clogs, tulips, cheese and canals are some of Hollands most famous national treasures. The second Saturday and Sunday of May ( May 12 and 13th) is National Mill Day, the perfect time to visit! In honour of this special occasion, here are a few interesting facts and tips on Dutch…

Kings Day in Holland

2018-04-17 | Events Ferry good ideas Holland | No comments

King’s Day or Koningsdag (formerly Queen’s Day) is a national holiday in the Netherlands and one of the biggest Dutch celebration that locals and tourists alike can enjoy! It is the official date (27th April 2018) where the Dutch celebrate their King Willem-Alexander’s birthday and they celebrate it in style (with all things orange)! Originally, Princess’…

The world’s most travelled man: Fred Finn Onboard with Stena Line Hollandica & Britannica

2018-03-29 | Events Guest Blog Have you seen this? Holland | No comments

125 Years of Stena Line’s UK – Holland Route! Stena Line UK – Holland route is kick starting its celebration of 125 years of getting passengers, produce, vehicles, pets and more from Harwich to the Hook of Holland with an interview with a very special guest: Fred Finn, the wo...

5 truths about the importance of women in the shipping industry

2018-03-08 | Have you seen this? | No comments

International Women’s day has been celebrated for over a century, and yet the World Economic Forum’s 2017 Global Gender Gap Report shows that the gender gap is widening and that gender parity is over 200 years away. That’s why this year’s theme is #PressforProgress. Why is this important? Because gender parity strongly influences ...

Spring time in Holland & Something for Mother’s Day

2018-03-07 | Ferry good ideas Travel Tips | No comments

With Mother’s day just around the corner and spring knocking at our doors, here are a few reasons that make the Netherlands the perfect “Spring Break” location. Mother’s Day is the perfect opportunity to splurge on your mum and make the weekend extra special for her; dinner, spa day or shopping is...

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