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Country-Wide Museum Card – The Netherlands

If you’re planning on heading to The Netherlands (i.e. Holland) and think you might stay a while, then picking up this museum card might be a great savings for you.  It’s perfect for those travelers who will be renting a car or going by rail and moving around the country a bit and what an […]

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Scheveningan, NL — Beach town

Excepts featured in the August 2008 issue of the Tri Border Reporter.   Trivia: Ask locals how to say the name of this town, then try it.  It’s a great ice breaker and fabulous way to laugh at yourself.  The name of this town is so difficult for non-native Dutch speakers that it was actually […]

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Delft, NL

A quick hop from any of the Holland attractions, Delft is an easy stop on your way home from Amsterdam, the Keukenhof, or the coast. Location: South Holland Tourist Checklist:  A very quaint, yet typical Dutch town complete with varied rooftops and narrow canals, tourist will want to see the New Church with a tower […]

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The Keukenhof Gardens in Lisse, NL

Open 22 March – 20 May 2012 Chopin Weekend March 24-25Flower Parade:  21 April Keukenhof Stationsweg 166a; Lisse, NL+31 (0)252 465 555Email: info@keukenhof.nlWeb: http://www.keukenhof.nl/ All the information that you need is on the website in English. DO go to the website and read through the most frequently asked questions… there are some great answers to […]

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Kinderdijk, NL – 19 windmills

One must see location in Holland. There is no reason to miss this.  If your winter is cold enough to freeze this ice, it is a once in a lifetime opportunity to skate this and many other canals in Holland.  This is the silver lining in overly cold winter.Kinderdijk is a small town south of […]

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Callantsoog, NL – The North Sea beach of Holland

  A small tourism-centered town with several beach access paths over the high dunes to the North Sea beaches, Callantsoog, is a very nice place to spend the day. The Town: Parking within the city center is all paid-parking only, but limited to only an hour, long enough to get something quick to eat or […]

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Schagen, NL

Schagen, NL is a small town in North Holland that got its humble beginnings in the 900’s. It hosts many events throughout the year including a special historical market held just 10 times in the summer between the end of June and the beginning of September. A small town surrounded by farmland, it is very […]

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Bed and Breakfast Tjallewal – Northern Holland

Bed and Breakfast Tjallewal Tjallewallerweg 81742 MA SchagenTel: (0031) 0-224-216813Email: a.veul@hetnet.nlhttp://www.bedandbreakfastschagen.nl/(This B&B was discovered on http://www.dutch-farmholidays.com) This last week I enjoyed the hospitality of Anneliese Veul for three nights at the Bed and Breakfast Tjallewal. It is a very nicely kept traditional Dutch home with a thatched roof. The gardens are spacious and immaculately kept […]

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