Texel is one of the most famous Wadden islands in the Netherlands. Texel is an island where you’ll find sea, beaches, forests, polders and mudflats. It is the island where in the spring and autumn thousands of migratory birds come to rest and breed. In recent years, Texel has grown into a nature island, a place where you can unwind, enjoy being outdoors and taste delicious regional products! In this article you will find the best things to do on Texel, outdoor activities, special overnight stays and the best restaurants for a wonderful stay on this Dutch island.
Amsterdam is so much more than the city center only. Do you know that the area around Amsterdam has many castles and gardens, forts, beautiful old mansions and lakes? It’s definitely worth to spend some time and explore this area. By car, by bus, by boat or even by bike. This is an overview with some of the most remarkable things to do around Amsterdam. Get inspired with places to visit near Amsterdam in this article, including the gardens and castles of Amsterdam and the Gooi and Vecht area.
- AalsmeerDestinationsThe Netherlands
Aalsmeer is the village of flowers and water, only 30 minutes from the Dutch capital Amsterdam. It has the biggest flower auction in the world and one of the biggest inland waters of the Netherlands. There are many different places to visit in Aalsmeer, all related to flowers. From visiting contemporary art, flower fields and greenhouses, to virtual flower experiences, watching a flower auction, and learning about the history of floriculture. In this article I’m taking you on a trip to Aalsmeer and I’m sharing the best things to do for the ultimate Aalsmeer flower experience.
- City GuidesDestinationsHaarlemThe Netherlands
Haarlem is known for its history, museums and art, cultural highlights, boutique stores, many lunchrooms and restaurants. It’s only 20 minutes from Amsterdam. With the beach around the corner. In this article you’ll find many tips about what to do in Haarlem, including the best things to do in terms of art, cultural highlights, activities, boutique stores, fancy coffeeshops and restaurants. Haarlem is the perfect destination for a daytrip from Amsterdam, or multi-day journey, to escape the busy center of our capital.