Category: Holland

Memory Challenge

When you return to the train station after a day at work, your challenge is to remember where you parked your bicycle. Without it, you will have a long walk home. Of the top...

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Houseboats in Holland

Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands, is often called the Venice of the North. It boasts more bridges (1,753) than Venice. Bridges connect its 165 canals. And along these canals people live in houseboats...

Then & Now

There was a time, not so long ago, when wooden shoes were made by hand. Water resistant wooden shoes were needed for those who worked the land to protect their feet from the marshy...

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Have wheels, will travel

The Netherlands is a small country with flat land. The perfect place for bicycle transportation to thrive. And thrive it does. People enjoy a vast network of bike paths and complete seventy percent of...

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Housing Options

Looking for a new home? Do you want an urban setting, suburban, rural? Our choices are bound to different definitions of land use. A Dutch person has the same options we do. Plus, one...