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"Private Day Trip to Zaanse Schans Windmills
"Private Day Trip to Zaanse Schans Windmills Volendam and Marken from Amsterdam""If you are in Amsterdam and want to take a break from the fast city life this is your perfect opportunity. Enjoy a 5 hour trip to the country side and suburbs of Amsterdam. During the trip you can see the old wooden houses and the wonderful windmills at the picturesque village of Zaanse Schans that make Netherlands famous around the world. In addition to this we will also visit a cheese making factory where you can see in detail
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Eat Like a Local in Amsterdam: Traditional Dutch Meal in a Local Home
"Meet your accommodating host at midday in the Jordaan district an old working-class Amsterdam neighborhood that is now known for its art galleries canal houses and picturesque urban scenery. Let your host show you around the area pointing out things you may never have noticed by yourself and perhaps even stop to pick up ingredients for your meal.Continue to your host's home which is situated in a converted 14th-century monastery. Join your host in the kitchen as they start preparing the food. While the meal is always different you might taste local specialties such as pannekoeken
From EUR51.00
 
Private Guided Historic Amsterdam Canal Cruise
"Your private hired boat will sail through the history to go back to 17th century via Amsterdam's famous canal districts; Herengracht Keizersgracht Prinsengracht Singelgracht. You will continue your tour by passing Anne Frank House from the water and it will also pass by Amstel river where city of Amsterdam was named after. Your boat will sail on the Y waterway that connects Amsterdam with the North Sea and the A the replica ship of a 400 year old Dutch East India Man Central Station from the Water and multiple historic churches."""
From EUR400.00

More Local Customs in Netherlands

Highest in Rotterdam

Guess what, the highest building in Rotterdam is the Hilton hotel!yes sir!!!you could see such a high buildings only in New York, Dubai, and Hong Kong, well in Rotterdam too LOL
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Jan 11, 2005

Statue family

You can see the dad, the mum and the children, it is accorded to the modern part of the city!in the ancient part, you'll find classic sculptures!
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dr.firas
Jan 11, 2005

Cube houses

Now this is the local face of the modern part of Rotterdam, I wonder how it is like to live in a cube house!LOLpeople who lives there must be really special!
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Jan 11, 2005

Ships

As you can read in my intro, Rotterdam was founded as a harbour city and all that concerns navigation must be very close to Rotterdam, once again the largest port in the world!impressing!
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dr.firas
Jan 11, 2005

The old good wind mill!

As I said there is almost one great wind mill in every city in Holland, visitors are carzy awaiting for it, when they come to Netherlands, it is something typical and great!
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dr.firas
Jan 11, 2005

Holy Inquisitin museum

In Singel street 449 there is a tortures museum with the most horrible machines the church discovered.
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Pierangelo
Apr 22, 2004
 
 
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Orange Pringles :-)

these pringles tasted a bit cheesy, sweet, not too bad however best not eaten too much of it ... the shops once sold orange pringles! How mad can one get!?!
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Jan 15, 2004

Queen´s Birthday

On the 30th of April, we celebrate the queen´s official birthday. It is a great feat with lots of flee markets, children´s games and fun!
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carolineraat
Jan 09, 2003

RECIPE: Oysters from Zeeland, gratin

Open half a dozen oysters.Heat white wine and bind with a little corn flour. Add to the oysters and put a small piece of roquefort on each. Put under a hot grill for 3 minutes (not longer!).
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Dec 30, 2002

Another yummy cake :)

This is a so called Sinterklaas cake ... especially created for December 5th ... we do of course know it s just an ordinary cream cake with some extra make up
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nighthawk
Dec 03, 2002

FOOD: How to eat herring

This is how you eat your herring, bought at a market stall, freshly cleaned.Hold the herring by its tail, tilt back your head and slide the fish down your throat. Honestly!
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ATLC
Nov 21, 2002

Festival¿?¿? (they follow us!!!!! lol)

While our visit to Holland, we went to Hoorn, and that day was festival.... (as we missed the one in Malaga, we were really glad to found it....)3rd week of august
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Carmela71
Nov 20, 2002

The little bird feeding place...

The little bird feeding place we got outside our living room window....just great to see them birdies fly!
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Nighthawk2
Aug 26, 2002

Visit the Netherlands during...

Visit the Netherlands during Queen's Day or New Years Eve. It doesn't matter where you visit, the celebrations will be brilliant!
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Hnewitt
Aug 25, 2002

Popular Cities in Netherlands

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Amsterdam

Provincie Noord-Holland
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Maastricht

Provincie Limburg
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The Hague

Provincie Zuid-Holland
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Haarlem

Provincie Noord-Holland
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Rotterdam

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Utrecht

Provincie Utrecht
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Top Hotels in Netherlands

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Keizersgracht 164, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, 1015 CZ, The Netherlands
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Weena 10, Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, 3012-CM, The Netherlands
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Stationsstraat 40, Maastricht, Limburg, NL-6221, The Netherlands
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Lange Voorhout 54 - 56, The Hague, Zuid-Holland, 2514 EG, The Netherlands
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Baan 7, Haarlem, Noord-Holland, 2012 DB, The Netherlands
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Geertebolwerk 1, Utrecht, Utrecht, 3511 XA, The Netherlands
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Top Things to Do in Netherlands

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St. Pietersberg

...it closed about 70 years ago :-( For an absolutely fascinating day out from Maastricht a visit to the "caves" at St Pietersberg is a must. These so-called "caves" are in fact the tunnels created...
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Madurodam, Miniature City

In July 2015 I visited Madurodam in The Hague (Den Haag). Madurodam was founded in 1952 as a war monument. It was in memory of warhero and partisan George Maduro who died in concentration camp...
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Grote Markt

The Stadthuis is one of the three buildings which really stand out on Haarlem's Grote Markt (the others being St Bavo and the Vleeshal). It stands on the west of the square. Originally, from around...
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Euromast

With it's 185 metres at the highest point, the Euromast is the tallest tower of the Netherlands that's open for the public to visit. I went there in May 2015 and it exceded my expectations. The view...
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Dom church and tower

The Dom van Utrecht (or Domkerk), or St. Martin's Cathedral was the cathedral of the diocese of Utrecht during the Middle Ages. Once the country's largest church and only cathedral it has been a...
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Eindhoven center & other areas

Eindhoven is linked with Bayeux in Normandy as the first major cities to be liberated in their respective countries and each year on 28th September the "Freedom Flames" is carried from Bayeux and...
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Top 5 Netherlands Writers

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ATLC

"A PRACTICAL AND PECULIAR GUIDE TO THE NETHERLANDS!"
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"A Great Place to Live In"
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margaretvn

"Margaret's Page"
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sim1

"Travelling around Holland"
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"BICYCLES RULES!"
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