You can explore Dutch-ness by studying old paintings, wandering cobbled streets and sitting in cafes, but actually trying to be Dutch is more difficult.
Spacious and well organised, what Schiphol airport lacks in customer service and culinary highlights is made up for in efficiency and well-maintained facilities.
The Anne Frank House museum has expanded so the more than a million visitors each year can dig deeper into this young girl's incredible story.
For an up-close view of how the locals live, hire a canal boat.
Today, 2 million tourists a year visit the hugely expanded Anne Frank Museum.
Every Rembrandt site in Amsterdam will be well-booked during 2019.
It's everything you imagine about the Netherlands, gleaned from Dutch masters and the pictures on puzzle boxes.
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.