Holland

  • 1 Queen Máxima looks radiant in red as she celebrates Prince's Day
    It may have been Prince's Day in the Netherlands but the beautiful Queen Máxima courted all attention. The annual celebration, traditionally held on the third Tuesday of September, is...

  • 2 Where Prince Willem-Alexander will be crowned King
    The Netherlands prepares as Crown Prince Willem-Alexander, 45, is set to become the country's first king in more than a century when the current Queen, his mother Beatrix, abdicates after 30...

  • 3 Look to the bright lights of city life in Holland
    From the bicycle-filled streets of Amsterdam to the high rises of The Hague, a journey to Holland's vibrant cities is a unique cosmopolitan experience, complete with flowing canals, modern architecture...

  • 4 Going Dutch: discover the people, culture and cuisine of Holland
    When you're travelling, it's always a challenge to try and get the most out of the time spent in a location, to visit as many monuments as possible, to try...

  • 5 The tulip fields of Holland
    Each year, from March to May, the Dutch countryside becomes a sea of tulips, hyacinths and all manner of other flowers. Mere photos can only give a hint of the...

  • 6 The waterways of Amsterdam
    The canals of Amsterdam are as typical a symbol of the Netherlands as are tulips, windmills and wooden clogs, and have earned the Dutch capital the nickname the 'Venice of...

  • 7 Plain sailing
    Over the last few years, we've been wooed by the wide range of cheap flights available, and we've started to take air travel for granted. But sitting around in the...

  • 8 Pioneers of modern art at the Hermitage, Amsterdam
    St Petersburg Hermitage has one of the world's finest collections of French and Russian painting from the early twentieth century. Seventy-five of these works are now on display for the...