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The Hague at Night Time

Alternative European city breaks with Stena Line

2016-12-02 | Germany Holland | No comments

Alternative city weekend breaks are now easier to do than ever before with Stena Line. Take the most direct route to the Netherlands and Germany from the south east of England by hopping onboard a day or overnight sailing from Harwich to the Hook of Holland. Stena Line offers twice-daily, seven hour return ...

Plane vs Ferry

Ferry vs flying: car comforts

2016-10-21 | Ferry good ideas | No comments

Picture yourself heading through the chaotic time that is airport security having arrived for your flight three hours prior to its departure. Now imagine walking around spacious shops and restaurants as you please, having your own cabin and no luggage restrictions. We know which one we prefer. The hassle-free ferry travel with Stena Line offers…

The Hague in Autumn

Autumn in Holland (image gallery)

2016-10-14 | Have you seen this? | No comments

When autumn hits in Holland the Dutch landscape is transformed into bundles of leaves, beautiful sunsets and greenery. Check out our top 7 looks at Holland in the autumn: Autumn in Amsterdam: the Dutch capital is the perfect place to immerse yourself in the country’s history and culture. Arnhem’s waterways: Although Arnhem is a city,…

Hot Hotel Pick: The Student Hotel, Amsterdam City

2016-10-07 | Accommodation Amsterdam | No comments

Located in the south-eastern district of the Dutch capital lies The Student Hotel, a new form of accommodation which prides itself on being trendy and comfortable yet affordable. Its new hybrid hospitality design has a focus on genuine comfort yet still oozing that contemporary feel that early 20-somethings love. The Hotel encourages gu...

Camera Japan Festival 2016

CAMERA JAPAN Festival 2016

2016-10-03 | Events | No comments

If Japanese comedy is something that interests you or that you may be curious about, then get on one of our ferries to Holland and visit this year’s CAMERA JAPAN Festival which explores a diverse range of Japanese comedy.  Films, lectures, workshops and live performances examine the subtle to the ludicrously obscure, the traditional to the contemporary.  The festival runs…

Hotel review: Beaumont Hotel

2014-09-29 | Holland | No comments

If you are looking for a beautiful, centrally located hotel with friendly staff and an incredibly good restaurant, then Beaumont Hotel in Maastricht is right up your street. Situated in “Petit Paris” the elegant district of Wyck of Maastricht, Beaumont Hotel is within easy reach of the centre and many attractions like the Stadspark, Markt or…

Live like a local: Open Heritage Days

2014-09-05 | Holland | No comments

Every year on the second weekend in September, thousands of Dutch monuments welcome visitors to discover the historical and cultural legacy of Holland during Open Heritage Days. Each year the event has a  new theme – this year the theme is ‘travelling’, with a focus on the infrastructure and aspects related to trav...

Live like a local: Dizzy’s Jazz Cafe in Rotterdam

2014-05-02 | Holland | No comments

Dizzy’s Jazz Cafe in Rotterdam – named after Dizzy Gillespie – offers live concerts on Monday and Tuesday nights and Sunday afternoons, offering everything from salsa to funk and soul, Brazilian baile funk to Latin jazz. A few minutes’ walk from Nieuwe Binnenweg, this hidden gem is the ideal spot for night owls with rhythm!   For more...

Easter in Holland

2014-04-02 | Holland | No comments

Easter is fast approaching (18 – 21 April), and Holland is a wonderful place to enjoy it. With spring in full swing and the flower-bulb fields in bloom, there are some wonderful traditions to enjoy. Here are some top tips for ways to enjoy this holiday in style! Visit the tulip fields of Keukenhof, which will…

Keukenhof Gardens opens once more

2014-03-20 | Holland | No comments

Keukenhof Gardens in Lisse, the world’s largest flower gardens, have once again burst into a kaleidoscope of colours as seven million flower bulbs bloom over 32 hectares.   Open from 20 March to 18 May 2014, this year’s theme is Holland, and the park is awash with the sight and scent of blossoming flowers.   Travel to Keukenhof with…

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