Holland

Amsterdam, Culture & History, France, France, Great Journeys, Holland

Driving to Europe – all you need to know

Driving, cycling or taking your motorhome through Europe is a wonderful way to explore the continent, allowing you to visit beautiful beaches, rolling countryside and quaint towns at your own leisure. The best way to start your European road trip is ...

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Amsterdam, City Break, City Guides, Holland

Opening the Doors to Amsterdam

Ever since 1987, there has been a tradition in the Netherlands that, for one weekend in September, the doors of significant buildings, monuments and private homes in the city are opened up to the public. Thousands of buildings are open to visitors fo...

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Amsterdam, Bruges, Brussels, Food & Drink, France, Germany, Holland

National Beer Day: The Best European Beer

National Beer Day takes place in Great Britain on June 15th and is a celebration of everything that’s great about beer. The date is significant as being when the Magna Carta was signed, which said that everybody should have ‘a single measure for ...

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Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Belgium, Berlin, Bruges, Bruges, Brussels, Food & Drink, France, Germany, Holland, Paris, Time Well Spent

World Chocolate Day

World Chocolate Day is the day each year when chocolate is celebrated even more than it usually is, with the vague hint that it falls on the 7th July because that was the date when chocolate was introduced to Europe in 1550. Whatever the reason, it...

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Belgium, Destinations, Family & Fun, Food & Drink, France, Germany, Holland

Five Souvenirs from a Christmas Break to Europe

Buying Christmas gifts is never easy, especially if you’re the type of person who enjoys treating their loved ones to something unique each time the festive period comes around. Thankfully for such people, Europe – with its authentic Christma...

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