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North Holland

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North Holland is a region northwest of the Netherlands that offers a delightful combination of culture, history and natural beauty.

The region is popularly known for its iconic windmills, vast tulip fields and picturesque fishing villages, perfectly capturing Dutch life’s essence.

The capital city, Haarlem, is home to remarkable medieval churches and a bustling market square, making it an excellent destination for architecture enthusiasts.

Explore the Provinces of the Netherlands

Explore the Netherlands beyond the picturesque sights of Amsterdam and indulge in the unique allure of its 12 diverse provinces. With tranquil shorelines, bustling cities, serene scenery, and vibrant cultural customs, every province boasts exceptional wonders to discover.
Vincent van Gogh - Wheatfield under Thunderclouds

The Top 10 Paintings in the Van Gogh Museum

The Van Gogh Museum showcases my personal top 10 favorite paintings by Van Gogh. These artworks beautifully depict human emotions, the beauty of nature, and the artist's struggles through vibrant colours and skilled brushwork. Each painting tells a unique story that is both captivating and moving.

The Windmills of Zaanse Schans

Zaanse Schans is a popular destination that offers visitors the opportunity to explore windmills, museums, and the natural and cultural aspects of the area. If you have a love for windmills, this is a must-visit destination!

The Breast Plate in Amsterdam

In the heart of Amsterdam's bustling Red Light District, you'll stumble upon The Breast Plate, a quirky bronze piece by the mysterious Unknown Sculptor that winks at you from the sidewalk, its strange, shadow-play contours sparking curiosity, conversation, and countless Instagram-worthy moments.

The Little Woodcutter in Amsterdam

Located in the serene atmosphere of Leidsebosje, the Little Woodcutter sculpture, created by an unknown artist, captivates tourists with its understated appearance and encourages reflection on the harmonious connection between nature and art in the center of Amsterdam.

The Bandenboot in Amsterdam

The Bandenboot in Amsterdam is a captivating art installation constructed entirely out of discarded tires, representing the creative rebellion and environmental consciousness of artist Robert Jasper Grootveld.