Posts Tagged ‘ Holland ’

Saturday snippets: 28th February 2015

Feb 28th, 2015 | By

Golfing in the Algarve, a circus extravaganza in Bayeux and the success of Blackpool are just some of the things that caught Adrian’s eye this week.

Where the experts’ holiday: Josie Drew, author of cycling adventure books from around the world

Mar 23rd, 2014 | By

Long distance cyclist, Josie Drew, talks travel

Last chance to enter young travel writer competition

Apr 4th, 2013 | By

Al Fresco Holidays has extended the deadline of their Young Travel Writer competition so children now have until 15 April, to work on their entries and be in with the chance of winning a family holiday

Rotterdam: dam fine

Dec 26th, 2012 | By

When it comes to art and culture, the Dutch city of Rotterdam easily rivals Amsterdam writes Anthony Lydekker. Read his report on Rotterdam – home to the world’s largest port – here

A Day in … Utrecht

Feb 25th, 2011 | By

Amsterdam, the biggest city in Holland is very cosmopolitan as Holly White showed in her take on the city where she lives which appeared earlier this month. It has restaurants of all types of cuisine, indeed down some streets you can find a Burger King followed by a KFC and then a Macdonalds. There are lots of signs in English and English is widely heard because there are so many tourists. On the trains coming in from Schipol to Amsterdam Central you will hear the train guard in four different languages. So is Amsterdam typical of Holland or like many big cities, internationalised? To judge how representative it was, I took a trip half an hour away to the city of Utrecht.