Six Holidays You Didn’t Know Were Celebrated in the Netherlands

The Netherlands is one of the most culturally vibrant places in the world—and the holidays celebrated in Holland are no exception. With its long tradition of welcoming expats and the 7,000+ foreign companies that call Holland home, the Netherlands is bustling with multi-cultural festivities year-round—from Diwali to Thanksgiving. Here are just a few holidays you […]

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Dutch Hidden Gems: The Best Off The Beaten Path Destinations In the Netherlands

Although I was an Amsterdam resident for four years, I’ve always advocated for visitors to the Netherlands exploring beyond the tourist center of Amsterdam and seeing more of the country. For being such a tiny country, the Netherlands really packs a punch in terms of how much there is to see and do there. Best […]

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Is Amsterdam’s Red Light District Safe for Travelers?

From the liberal d.r.u.g policy to window shopping responsibly, here’s everything travelers need to know to stay safe in Amsterdam’s Red Light District. Despite what many visitors may think is a place with relaxed laws, some travelers misunderstand what really is okay and not okay to do in this Dutch city. W.e.e.d laws in The […]

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Dutch cheese markets: Alkmaar, Edam, Gouda, and Woerden

Tradition runs deep at Dutch cheese markets, on top of selling world-renowned cheeses. Discover the most famous cheese markets in the Netherlands at Alkmaar, Edam, Gouda, and Woerden. A visit to a Dutch cheese market is a great day outing from Amsterdam. There are many Dutch cheese markets in places near Amsterdam. Although, the market […]

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