Tag: the netherlands

  • WHAT TO DO IN THE NETHERLANDS THIS WINTER (PART 6)

    11. Savor the Amsterdam Light Festival It features many global artists and takes place every year from December to January in the Dutch capital. For this yearly winter event, talented artists create artworks around one particular theme using light – they are displayed along several routes in the city center. If you want to visit the exhibition, go on one boat tour which takes you along the route on canals of Amsterdam; else …

  • WHAT TO DO IN THE NETHERLANDS THIS WINTER (PART 5)

    9. Visit any Christmas Markets from the Netherlands As you can see, one of the most popular parts of winter here are the Christmas markets! They may not be as famous as some German Christmas markets, but the Dutch ones have plenty of charm. Plus, they are one great place to shop for your lifestyle goods. Many major Dutch cities come with a variation on them; yet, you will be able to find …

  • WHAT TO DO IN THE NETHERLANDS THIS WINTER (PART 4)

    7. Savor the WinterWelVaart from Groningen Like in a lot of cities in Europe, this Christmas market in Groningen is held annually. What makes WinterWelVaart different and unique is the maritime theme. You will have the usual stalls that sell food, handicrafts, as well as a mulled sweet wine, yet those stalls are placed along the canal’s banks – it used to be one center of activity in the significant market city, one …

  • WHAT TO DO IN THE NETHERLANDS THIS WINTER (PART 3)

    5. Enjoy ice skating in front of Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum  Magical. It is how we would describe our first time to go ice skating in Museum Square. The square’s bare trees had Christmas lights. Also, the Rijksmuseum was beautifully lit up at night. Afterward, we went for some hot chocolate close to the arena. It felt like we had just had a fantastic winter evening in Amsterdam. No activity can give you more of …

  • WHAT TO DO IN THE NETHERLANDS THIS WINTER (PART 2)

    2. Appreciate the Deventer Dickensfestijn Part of the city center will get transformed into the English city from Charles Dickens’s time during the Dickens Festival. Bergkwartier’s cozy historic streets will be filled with Christmas decorations. And the roads are full of actors walking around in traditional clothing, and many locals from Deventer wear their historic outfits yearly. Smart children put on several rags and earn some pocket money that weekend. Also, many stalls …

  • What to do in the Netherlands this winter (part 1)

    Are you desire to spare this winter within the Netherlands? Winter here takes place from Dec to Feb and might be pretty cold, wet, windy and most of all, unpredictable. Typically the weather tends to alter many times on a daily basis; that is true not solely in winter, but primarily throughout the entire year during this country. However, once there’s an enormous pack of snow on the ground, this European country positively …

  • What should Dutch tourists buy as a gift?

    Traveling to Netherlands, you will have the opportunity to explore impressive landscapes, enjoy a rich and rich cuisine. And especially, this is also the land of unique and small souvenirs that you can take home and give to your relatives and friends after the trip. STROOPWAFELS CAKE If you are wondering what to buy gifts after traveling to the Netherlands, Stroopwafels is the ideal suggestion for you. This is a wonderful gift for …