It's everything you imagine about the Netherlands, gleaned from Dutch masters and the pictures on puzzle boxes.
Parks for strolling and riding, resting between museums, scoffing stroopwafels or just lounging on the grass.
There is something to be said for bundling a whole lot of travel kitsch under the one roof.
This is a seriously good hotel with a quirky, fun side.
Keukenhof's famed tulip beds dazzle the eye with their colour and variety.
You could queue for hours at some of Amsterdam's most popular attractions. Skip the crowds and visit these worth sights instead.
Seeing Amsterdam as a young man is a whole lot different to seeing it as an older traveller.
A country that is green in colour and mindset, where bikes rule the roads and classic windmills have propelled more modern green machines throughout Europe. Ditch the lycra and cruise its charming canal towns at a leisurely pace. Once you're done, head to the countryside to see rows of brightly coloured tulips that stretch for miles, covering the ground like a giant patchwork quilt.