Petals from heaven

Spring has almost sprung in the northern hemisphere, writes Brian Johnston.

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Switzerland, Basel

Europe's armada

New ships, itineraries and experiences make river cruising an unmissable holiday option, writes Brian Johnston.

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Hollum on Ameland Island

Double Dutch on wheels

Sue Joseph learns how to lollop along like the holidaying locals on the sandy West Frisian isles.

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Shore excursion

Norma Costley soaked up the atmosphere in a little Dutch town on her fourth cruise.

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De Wallen

Put on your party clogs

Forget herrings, Heineken and hangovers — Holland's capital is enjoying a second Golden Age, writes Kerry van der Jagt.

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