A collection of links on the Netherlands, its history and culture, what to discover, and how. With a special focus on Amsterdam and on the relatively rural region just outside and southeast of the city.
Links to sites that are (partly) in English, unless mentioned otherwise.

Various travel links and travel information

  • Europe for Visitors : resource for research and preparation of travels in Europe with articles, practical tips and many links.
  • World Reviewer : holiday ideas and information.
  • TripAdvisor  : broad travel forum, reviews and loads of travel articles.
  • Kayak : finding good airfare rates, great starting point for comparison shopping.

Nature in Holland

  • Oostvaardersplassen nature reserve : amazing nature and wildlife, only one hour from Amsterdam. See also film trailer The New Wilderness.
  • Photographer Sijmen Hendriks : fabulous pictures of nature in the Netherlands. For this region see sections Nature Reserves (Naardermeer) and Landscapes (Vechtstreek).
  • FlevoBirdwatching : bird tours in the Netherlands.
  • : For something completely different, and not at all in this region, but in the far north of the Netherlands : intertidal guided walking tours in the exceptional nature of the Waddensea. Discovering the last Dutch wilderness.

Historical music from the Netherlands

  • : Dutch music from the Middle Ages through the 17th century. Loads of music fragments on site.
  • : Madlots' repertory is found in old Dutch collections of dance music or learned for example from old traditional folk musicians. This dance music is interspersed with traditional Dutch songs. Music fragments (+ music notations) on site.
  • : Dutch and Flemish folkmusic from about 1400-1900. A few music fragments on site.

Various links

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