Netherlands

  • 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 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...

  • 3 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...

  • 4 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....

  • 5 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...



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