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Sleep on the water: Rotterdam hotels

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Rotterdam’s charm derives from its position on the river De Maas – here are couple of hotels which will let you spend your whole stay on the water. Hotel New York Situated in the beautiful former head office of the Holland America Line, Hotel New York boasts 72 rooms (including two accessible by ...

Live like a local: Captain your own vessel

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One of the best ways to see Amsterdam is on its picturesque canals – plenty of tourists take to the water on canal cruises, but few know that you can also hire your own boat. Blueboat offers individual boat hire by the hour with the possibility of lunch too. Head to for more inform...

International Film Festival Rotterdam 22 January – 2 February

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The International Film Festival Rotterdam takes place from 22 January to 2 February 2014  in various venues throughout the city. The programme includes screenings of new and old feature films, movie marathons and special one-off special events celebrating the world of film. Ticket prices start from €5 and can be purchased at Stena Line‘s Superfer...

Hidden Holland: Friesland

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Not technically Hidden Holland, Friesland is a province in the north of the Netherlands, and looks very beautiful in the winter time.  

Christmas in Holland

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If you want to do something different this Christmas, take Stena Line’s ferry to Holland to explore both the famous and lesser known Dutch Christmas Markets – with no luggage restrictions, you can take back as many presents as you like! Winterland Maastricht  Winterland Maastricht has a lively festive atmosphere. For six weeks, the Vrijthof in Maastricht will change into…

As the Bird Flies: Top 10 Restaurants in Amsterdam

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Our regular guest blogger, Frankie Thompson of As the Bird Flies has offered up her insider knowledge to help foodies navigate Amsterdam, singling out the best eateries the city has to offer. Ten Great Restaurants in Amsterdam Not internationally renowned for its haute cuisine, Amsterdam is full of foodie-friendly hidden gems with restaurants, bars, cafes,...

Wintery Holland

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Holland is beautiful all year round, but looks particularly spectacular under a blanket of snow… Stena Line operates a twice-daily ferry crossing from Harwich to Hoek van Holland all year round.

Competition: The Great Break

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Who do you think deserves a break this Christmas?  Nominate a friend or relative on our Facebook page for the chance to both win a VIP return trip to Holland! Nominate by tagging the person in the comments on our Facebook page and write a short explanation why he or she deserves a break. Three…


Tour of Utrecht will paint the town yellow!

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Utrecht has announced that the inner city will turn yellow during La Nuit de Tour, at announcement of the Tour de France stages on 28 November. Follow the presentation live from 16.30 hours through the official Youtube Channel Le Tour Utrecht. Follow the Tour of Utrecht on Twitter: @letourutrecht and on Facebook:  Join the conversatio...


Amsterdam app to change your trip

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A great mobile app that should be downloaded to the phone of any Amsterdam-bound history buff is;   Amsterdam 1850-1940 demonstrates the development of thousands of pictures in Amsterdam from 1850 to 1940. As well as the cultural history of each building, the app contains descriptions of the buildings, such as social housing, churches, baths, trams, theatres and schools….

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