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Hidden Holland: Friesland

2013-12-20 | Holland | No comments

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

2013-12-17 | Holland | No comments

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

2013-12-10 | Holland | No comments

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

2013-12-07 | Holland | No comments

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.

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Ferry vs Flying: Airline Food

2013-11-27 | Onboard | No comments

It is a truth universally acknowledged that airline food is bad. In fact, it is a truth scientifically explained, in this article by Stuff: “Since airlines basically reheat food that’s already been cooked on the ground, it’s difficult to pack enough flavour into entrees to keep mouths watering and noses un-crinkled when flight attendants dole…

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Tour of Utrecht will paint the town yellow!

2013-11-26 | Holland | No comments

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: www.facebook.com/letourutrecht.  Join the conversatio...

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Amsterdam Light Festival: 6 Dec – 19 Jan

2013-11-20 | Holland | No comments

The Amsterdam Light Festival will return this festive season, putting the beautiful city centre and its canals in the limelight from 6 December 2013 to 19 January 2014. Centred on the theme of ‘Building with Light’, the second edition of the event features a canal cruise and walking route taking in this year’s selection of specta...

As the Bird Flies: Guide to De Pijp area in Amsterdam

2013-11-13 | Holland | 2 Comments

Our regular guest blogger, Frankie Thompson of As the Bird Flies has offered up her insider knowledge to help you around the trendy De Pijp area of Amsterdam. I often wonder how long an area can be “up and coming” before it finally “comes up” and reaches the peak of its journey to maxi...

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Christmas Market Velvet Cave in Valkenburg

2013-11-09 | Holland | No comments

Considered to be the largest and oldest underground Christmas market in Europe, the Velvet Cave Christmas market, hosted in the municipal caves of Valkenburg, is perfect if you’re looking for a market with wow-factor. Spacious, with all of the festive decorations and stalls you’d expect from a traditional Christmas market, you can...

Live like a local: Friday Night Skate

2013-11-05 | Holland | No comments

Live like a local and join in with this weekly institution in Amsterdam, the Friday Night Skate! This free-to-join roller skating procession  departs at 20:15 on Fridays all year round (weather permitting) from outside the former Filmmuseum in the Vondelpark. Travel to Amsterdam with Stena Line on a twice-daily six hour ferry crossin...

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