Caribbean flavours: Celebrity gourmet cruises
With a glass of Dutch wine in hand and a platter of Gouda heading my way, I could have been holidaying in Amsterdam. Of course, stepping outside into 30-degree heat is not something that happens often in Holland. Especially in January. In fact, I was ...
Learn how your favorite foods, drinks are made on local tours
Oakdale Cheese has its roots in the Netherlands. Founders Walter and Lenneke Bulk immigrated to California in the late 1970s, and began making small, hand-crafted batches of Dutch gouda, quark and yogurt — a four-generation family tradition. To this ...
Geert Wilders out in the cold in Dutch election scrum
At the “election market” in Gouda, behind the town's gable-fronted cheese museum, the Netherlands' kaleidoscope of parties are making a last push to catch floating voters. Passers-by are spoiled for choice: nine groups are represented, all with seats ...
10 Places to Go in the Netherlands Outside of Amsterdam
From its Golden Age to the modern era, the Netherlands is a country whose laid-back atmosphere and understated beauty have long made it a rewarding but sometimes overlooked European destination. Amsterdam is often the first and sometimes only stop ...
For the finest cycling adventures, go Dutch! From beach tracks to city roads, the top Netherlands biking tours revealed
From there you go through the country's 'Green Heart' to Gouda, exploring architecture and culture. You will ride through miles of countryside, passing the Vecht and Rhine rivers and the Biesbosch nature reserve. The seven-night tour costs from £593pp ...
Why were 101 Uzbeks killed in the Netherlands in 1942?
Few now alive remember the 101 mostly Uzbek men who were killed in a forest near Amersfoort in 1942 - and they may well have been forgotten entirely if it had not been for a curious Dutch journalist. Every spring ... "The Uzbeks were given half as much ...
8 Gorgeous Day Trips From Amsterdam
Since so much of the Netherlands is situated under sea level, windmills were built to pump out water and keep the country from flooding. The windmills in Kinderdijk are situated along a canal which you have the option to either walk or take a boat trip ...
'I draw the line at sitting in the circle at my own birthday party'
I speak five languages, enjoy travelling, and hosting family and friends at my home in the Netherlands. Compared to other Dutch cities, Gouda has less expat traffic and, by necessity, the expats who live here tend to be well integrated. I am a member ...
Return of the cheese man
An East-West mission also fueled his cheese-making in China when it first began in 2004. Marc de Ruiter savors his Chinese-made artisan cheese, which he says measures up to the Netherlands' own farmhouse Gouda.(China Daily/File). "We Dutch like our ...
This week on "Sunday Morning": "By Design" (May 21)
Cheese and clogs: Manufacturing Dutch iconsOn May 21 Jane Pauley anchors our annual special issue featuring a wealth of stories touching on all aspects of design. The broadcast comes to you from Amsterdam, where Pauley reports on the Netherlands' ...
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