A culinary guide to Zeeland, the Netherlands' 'Land on Sea'

This coastal Dutch province — its name translated as ‘Land on Sea’ — is a place where local producers have an intense connection to the water, making the most of its natural bounty.

An alternative hotel guide to Amsterdam

Look beyond the canal belt to the Dutch capital’s lesser-known neighbourhoods, where regeneration and sustainability are resulting in exciting new hotels. 

A culinary guide to Amsterdam

The cosmopolitan Dutch capital is a culinary big-hitter, dishing up everything from Indonesian to Israeli cuisine. The common thread? A defiantly down-to-earth approach.

Notes from an author: Ben Coates on Rotterdam

It might not win any beauty contests, but the Dutch port is a slow burner of a city, where discovering its charms requires a little persistence.

CLOSED: Win a two-night break to Amsterdam

National Geographic Traveller (UK) has teamed up with Eurostar and Pulitzer Amsterdam to offer a two-night stay for two in the Dutch capital.

It’s now or Netherlands: how the Dutch country will soon get even easier to visit on a no-fly trip

The Netherlands is surging ahead as an easy-to-reach destination for the increasing number of travellers looking to avoid flying. We investigate four of the best no-fly trips across the country.

Rotterdam: Are these the rooms of the future?

From cardboard houseboats to cool campsites, the Dutch city’s new accommodation is a glimpse into the future.

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