Holland

  • 1 Holland's must-visit crown jewels
    All eyes are on Holland as it prepares to welcome Crown Prince Willem-Alexander as King after he takes over from his mother, Queen Beatrix. With the world waiting for the Prince, 46, and his glamourous...

  • 2 Where Prince Willem-Alexander will be crowned King
    The Netherlands prepares as Crown Prince Willem-Alexander, 45, is set to become the country's first king in more than a century when the current Queen, his mother Beatrix, abdicates after 30 years on...

  • 3 Look to the bright lights of city life in Holland
    From the bicycle-filled streets of Amsterdam to the high rises of The Hague, a journey to Holland's vibrant cities is a unique cosmopolitan experience, complete with flowing canals, modern architecture...

  • 4 Float away on holiday
    Whether you fancy the bustle of a modern city getaway or the tranquillity of a tropical island, floating hotels are a way to make sure you get 24 hours enjoyment from every day you spend away. Have a look...

  • 5 Going Dutch: discover the people, culture and cuisine of Holland
    When you're travelling, it's always a challenge to try and get the most out of the time spent in a location, to visit as many monuments as possible, to try as many of the local dishes in the recommended...

  • 6 The tulip fields of Holland
    Each year, from March to May, the Dutch countryside becomes a sea of tulips, hyacinths and all manner of other flowers. Mere photos can only give a hint of the pure explosion of colour and scent all around....

  • 7 The waterways of Amsterdam
    The canals of Amsterdam are as typical a symbol of the Netherlands as are tulips, windmills and wooden clogs, and have earned the Dutch capital the nickname the 'Venice of the North'. The waterway network...

  • 8 Plain sailing
    Over the last few years, we've been wooed by the wide range of cheap flights available, and we've started to take air travel for granted. But sitting around in the airport lounge waiting to see whether...

  • 9 Pioneers of modern art at the Hermitage, Amsterdam
    St Petersburg Hermitage has one of the world's finest collections of French and Russian painting from the early twentieth century. Seventy-five of these works are now on display for the first time in the...

  • 10 Holland's Willem-Alexander and Maxima provide royal cheer in Vancouver
    Good cheer was certainly emanating from the Dutch section of the crowd on the first day of competition at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver on Saturday. Dressed in bright royal orange and yelling at the...

  • 11 Holland's Willem-Alexander and Maxima provide royal cheer in Vancouver
    Good cheer was certainly emanating from the Dutch section of the crowd on the first day of competition at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver on Saturday. Dressed in bright royal orange and yelling at the...



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