Last updated on December 23rd, 2023

Experience the welcoming hospitality of the Dutch with the Netherlands travel guide for your best hotels, restaurants, entertainment, shopping, sightseeing, and activities. Let’s explore the Netherlands!

There’s a reason when you think of windmills and tulips, you think of The Netherlands! Although we only spend a few days in the Netherlands, the beautiful city is one of my favorite places in Europe!

Below you will find our Netherlands travel blog posts about our travel experiences and favorite things to do in the Netherlands. Check out my ultimate Netherlands travel guide to plan your next trip!


Amsterdam Itinerary Travel Guide Blog

Why do most visitors to the Netherlands focus on Amsterdam, the reason is simple! Amsterdam is the incredibly best place to travel. Take a stroll along the canals and charming streets, pick the cuisine from trendy and local restaurants, enjoy the Dutch beer, and simply enjoy this European experience.

There are plenty of things to do and must-see sites in Amsterdam. Make sure you spend at least two days exploring this amazing city.

Here you can find some inspiration from our visit: Amsterdam Itinerary Travel Guide Blog.

Planning to spend a few nights in Amsterdam? To search for the best accommodations, check out our accommodation guide: Where to Stay in Amsterdam.

For quick access, here are our top picks:

  • Mid-BudgetAmsterdam Wiechmann Hotel – Excellent location in Jordaan right on Prinsengracht canal. Great selection of rooms and some rooms offer a canal view.
  • Mid-RangeHotel V Nesplein –  Great location in the heart of the city, modernized and stylish rooms, friendly staff.
  • LuxuryMonet Garden Hotel Amsterdam – Excellent location, comfortable and clean rooms, some rooms with a view of a canal, amazing staff.
Traditional Dutch Dishes
Traditional Dutch Cuisine

Let’s share our experiences with Dutch cuisine if you are looking for what to eat in Amsterdam. I’ve come up with a selection of delicious food to eat in the cities of Amsterdam, and where to find them.

Amsterdam Food Guide: A Dutch Food Experience

Zaanse Schans

day trips from Amsterdam is Zaanse Schans

It is always recommended to get out of the city if you’re looking for a taste of the authentic Dutch lifestyle. There are some beautiful places to see in The Netherlands, from tulip fields to windmills. Let’s plan it out.

Zaanse Schans Itinerary: A Day Drip from Amsterdam


Kenkenhof Travel Guide Blog

As one of the world’s most spectacular gardens, Keukenhof is worth visiting. This seasonal flower garden is only welcoming visitors for about 8 to 9 weeks during Spring every year.

Day Trip To Keukenhof: A Travel Guide Blog

For 2022, Keukenhof will be open from March 24 until May 15, 2022, including the Easter weekend (17 – 18 April 2022), King’s Day (27 April), and Liberation Day (5 May). The Keukenhof Theme for 2022 is flower classics.

  • Country: Netherlands
  • Places Visited: Amsterdam, Zaanse Schans, Keukenhof