nature

For such a small city, Amsterdam is bursting with green. Discover where to spot wildlife, the best place for a picnic or get to know the city from the water. If you’re up for a short trip out of town, you can hike through the dunes or marvel at the rainbow hues of the flower bulb fields.

Zandvoort

With its clean sandy beaches, trendy beach bars and family activities, Zandvoort has become one of the Netherlands’ most popular beach destinati...

Bloemendaal

With more of a party atmosphere than its neighbour Zandvoort, Bloemendaal is a great place to dip your toes in the North Sea or hit a dance floor...

Visiting the Flower Strip

The Flower Strip is one of the most popular and unique attractions in the Netherlands. Find out how to get there and the best time of year to visit.

Urban beaches in Amsterdam

There's no better place to be when the sun shines in Amsterdam than on one of the city's many urban beaches. From post-industrial hotspots to chilled-...

Wildlife

Apart from the pigeons on Dam square, you might not really be expecting to encounter much wildlife in Amsterdam. The Dutch Capital does have a few exo...

Top ten outdoor sports

If the sun is shining, doing sports is infinitely more fun if you get to do it in the fresh air. Thankfully, Amsterdam offers plenty of options for sp...