Utrecht is the Netherlands’ Underrated Gem
Utrecht used to be the most important city of the Netherlands until it was overshadowed by Amsterdam in the 17th century during the Dutch golden age of trade, science, art, and military. It’s the fourth largest city in the Netherlands and home to the country’s biggest University.
This Wonderful Place is Like the Venice of the Netherlands
The village of Giethoorn is often referred to as the 'Venice of the Netherlands', and it’s pretty easy to see why. The entire place is lined with canals, and the vast majority of the village has no roads whatsoever – just like the real Venice in Italy.
Go On An Unforgettable Trip In the Southern Netherlands!
The Netherlands is one of the most popular destinations in Europe, and for good reason.
View the Stunning & Varied Architecture of the Netherlands
Tobias Gawrisch is a German photographer who's based just over the border from the Netherlands. He's always been fascinated by the modern architecture in the country, with particular interest in each town and city's own unique style.
The Netherlands Is a Country of the Future For 7 Reasons
The Netherlands is a country renowned all over the world for the scale of its ambition when it comes to moving itself into the future, making its citizens safer or making its environment better.
Secret Holland: 10 Wonderful Towns in the Beloved Country
Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague, Eindhoven and even the small village of Giethoorn- who doesn’t know the Netherlands most popular destinations, it is, of course, one of the most beloved countries in Western Europe.
These Beautiful, Colorful Tulips Cannot Be Ignored!
Albert Dros is a travel and landscape photographer who spends a lot of time on the road in wonderful places, but he always makes a conscious effort to be back in his native Netherlands during the tulip season. This isn’t always simple as the exact timing of the blooming is always quite random.
Traveling to Two Gorgeous Dutch Cities...
Traveling to Two Gorgeous Dutch Cities... travel, video, beautiful, urban landscape, Europe, holland, canals, travel guide, Netherlands, haarlem, delft Haarlem and Delft in the Netherlands are places where history and beauty come together...
The 7 Best Dutch Artists You Might Not Have Heard Of
Everybody knows Rembrandt and Van Gogh, but did you know the Netherlands was home to many other incredibly talented artists?
Amsterdam Festival of Lights: A Fairy-Tale Beauty
If you've ever been fortunate enough to visit the city of Amsterdam in the Netherlands, we probably don't need to explain to you how magical and beautiful this city is, and how many architectural gems and historical sites are there to see.
WARNING: Plastic Pieces May Be In Your Mars Or Snickers Bar
If you're a Snickers or Mars fan and happen to be in Europe at the present moment, you might want to heed this warning – Mars Inc. has issued a very large recall of products manufactured at a plant in the Netherlands due to the possibility of them containing plastic.
Vintage Photos Show What Life in Holland Was Like in 1890
The windmills, canals, and cities in the Netherlands are a sight to see. But looking through these postcards of Holland in the late 1890s sheds some light on what life was like back then. The postcards use the Photochrom process - a technique for applying lifelike color to black-and-white images.
The Garden of Earthly Delights Come to Life in Animation
Animated Version of the Garden of Earthly Delights paintings, hell, animation, surreal, Judgment, Renaissance, Netherlands, garden of eden The Garden of Earthly Delights is a world-famous painting, notable for its surreal imagery.
Painter Johannes Vermeer Was Famous For His Unique Style
Diana and Her Companions, now in the Mauritshuis, The Hague, Netherlands (By Johannes Vermeer, Wikimedia Commons ) 3. The Procuress, now in the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Dresden, Saxony (By Johannes Vermeer, Wikimedia Commons ) 4.
Vincent Bal's Art Isn't Quite Like Anything Else
Take a look at this artist's amazing work: Click on images to enlarge BONUS - Check out this video of the artist in action: Content and image source Vincent Bal's Amazing Shadow Drawings amazing, art, beautiful, baba recommends, Netherlands, artistry Vincent Bal takes a shadow of a regular object and
You Can’t Handle the Beauty of These Rembrandt Paintings
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn was a painter, printer and drafter from the Netherlands who played a huge role in the history of Dutch art and the art world in general, shaping art all over the world .
Did You Know That Van Gogh Created Over 900 Paintings?
Girl in White in the Woods, 1882, now in the Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, Netherlands (By Vincent van Gogh, Wikimedia Commons ) 2. Bulb Fields / Flower Beds in Holland, 1883, now in the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. (By Vincent van Gogh, Wikimedia Commons ) 3.
Watch Andre Rieu Masterfully Perform 'The Last Rose'
In the video below, you'll get to see Rieu and the Johann Strauss Orchestra masterfully perform their version of 'The Last Rose' while they toured the Netherlands. Enjoy!
The Zundert Flower Parade Has Outdone Itself This Year!
Each year, the town of Zundert in the Netherlands puts on a spectacular display. Although what you're about to see below looks like papier-mâché carnival floats, if you look closer, you'll actually see that these staggering creations are made entirely out of FLOWERS.
These Dutch Places Are Great Reasons to Leave Amsterdam
The Netherlands is one of the most beautiful countries in Europe, combining gorgeous waterways, lush vegetation, ideal weather, and fascinating architecture. Sadly, many tourists don’t venture out of Amsterdam (the Netherlands' capital), and miss out on all the beauty this country has to offer.
This Stroller Has a Secret...
This stroller-bicycle called TAGA conceived by Dutch designers as in the Netherlands, bicycles are a preferable means of transport and are used by most of the population to travel within cities and villages. Submitted by: Dennis L.
I've Never Seen a Bookshop Like This, How Beautiful!
Completed in 2007 by Merkx + Girod Architecten, the Selexyz Dominicanen Bookstore in Maastricht in the Netherlands is an incredible church conversion that was originally consecrated in 1294.
21 of the Most Fascinating International Borders in the World
Belgium (close) and the Netherlands (further) Belgium is not as economically successful as the Netherlands, and some of its roads are quite worn out... Below is where the belgium/Netherlands border meets in the towns on Braal-Nassau & Braal-Hertog. Source 13. Norway and Sweden Source 14.
This Dutch Tulip Garden Is the MOST Magnificent on Earth
Luckily, the park’s governance arranged for Albert Dros , a famous professional landscape photographer from the Netherlands to visit and photograph the gardens, so that you, too, can take a sneak peek of the striking beauty of Keukenhof this year.