Netherlands

Exclusive guide to the best holiday destinations in the Netherlands, independent reviews from award-winning travel writers

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Amsterdam’s Neighbourhoods by Andy Mossack

Amsterdam’s diverse neighbourhoods are just a clog’s throw from bustling Centrum; a delightful diversion from the city’s compact but touristic centre to fresh open spaces, empty canals and plenty of local colour.Andy Mossack discovers a different side of Amsterdam.

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De Kas Restaurant Amsterdam

Set inside a huge greenhouse surrounded by its own organic nursery, in the Oost neighbourhood of Amsterdam, De Kas is an absolute gem of a restaurant.

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NH Collection Barbizon Palace  Amsterdam

Almost a tulip throw from Amsterdam’s Central Station, the NH Collection Barbizon Palace is a collection of 17th century town houses discreetly converted into a 5 star hotel.

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Bluespoon Andaz Amsterdam

Prinsengracht canal is bound to inspire the kind of rarefied culinary experience Bluespoon delivers on the ground floor of the Andaz Amsterdam.

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Art Rotterdam Week

Rupert Parker goes to Holland to investigate the weird and the wonderful at Art Rotterdam Week. For the art lover, it’s an essential destination

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A Century of De Stijl in The Hague

Even if you aren’t familiar with the names of Piet Mondrian and Bart van der Leck there’s a good chance you’ll recognise work influenced by De Stijl, the art and design movement of which they were among the founding members. An exhibition of the two artists work will be displayed at Gemeente Museum in The Hague until 21 May 2017.

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