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Live like a local: Amsterdam’s public library

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Situated two minutes from Amsterdam Central Station, the city’s public library enjoys a beautiful waterside location, and is a great place to retreat from the hustle and bustle of the capital. Here is a video extolling the virtues of this great public building:     For more information in English on the library, head to www.oba...

Bikes in Holland

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Cycling in Holland is not just a hobby: it’s a way of life.

Live like a local: Rotterdam restaurants

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For those of you heading to Rotterdam, our local expert Jo has hunted out three of the city’s finest eateries for every budget. Hotel Bazar Witte de 16, 3012 BP Rotterdam +31 (0)10 206 5151 / Within walking distance of the central station, Hotel Bazar offers low cost, high taste foo...

World Food Festival, Rotterdam – 18 September – 27 October

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Foodies can sample a taste of Rotterdam’s culinary side this autumn, with the annual World Food Festival. Taking place from 18 September – 27 October, with large and small events, markets, tastings, workshops, interactive exhibitions, city routes and harbour excursions, the festival programme presents all things culinary with a twist. The Future Food Ho...


Stena Line fan Nick Harding takes a motorhome to Germany

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Is it work or is it pleasure? Nick Harding has something of a dream job test driving motorhomes for a living, but it can mean some pretty hectic schedules. As a freelance journalist, he has to make every minute pay. As he explains: “I’ve just returned from the Caravan Salon show in Germany. It’...

Motorbiking in Holland

WIN tickets to Assen!

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  We have two pairs of tickets for the BSB race at Assen along with return ferry travel to give away! To enter simply like us on Facbeook and leave your name and email address to be part of the draw.    

Top 3: Parks in Amsterdam

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Amsterdam‘s largest park, the Vondelpark, is also its most popular. However, if you’re heading to the Dutch capital with Stena Line this summer, you could choose instead to lounge in its lesser-known (and less crowded) green areas: Westerpark  This big green area with a theater, a cinema, an exhibition space and an events stage, bears the…

Have you seen this? “Are budget airlines bad for us?”

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Friend of Stena Line, Mark Smith aka the Man in Seat 61, debates budget air travel with Guardian correspondant Gwyn Topham in this five minute video. “If you love travel, it isn’t just about the destination, it’s about the journey too… Budget airlines are superficially convenient and quick… and unfortunately that robs p...

“Have you seen this?” Suggestme customisable Amsterdam maps

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The Dutch start-up Suggestme allows you to create your own personal Amsterdam city map by selecting hotspots suggested by other travellers and locals on social media, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Along with key landmarks and information these hotspots are then transferred onto your city map, transforming your Amsterdam map into something complete...

Live like a local: Veerhaven concerts

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Live like a local this summer and attend Rotterdam’s Veerhaven Concerts, classical open-air concerts in Rotterdam’s most charming harbour,  from 31 August to 7 September. Enjoy waterfront performances by the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra and others from the quay or in the comfort of your own stoop! Travel to Rotterdam with Stena Line‘s twice-dail...

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