Published on 18 April 2017 by Hilary Staples
Celebrate the 100th anniversary of De Stijl with a cycle tour through Utrecht, visiting locations associated with the famous Dutch designer and architect Gerrit Rietveld.
Published on 5 August 2015 by Hilary Staples
Many cyclists come to Holland for a bike and boat tour. What is a bike and boat tour and why are these cycling holidays so popular? I went along on Boat-Bike Tours' Northern Tour to find out.
Published on 6 June 2015 by Hilary Staples
To get around Amsterdam by bike, there are two dedicated cycle maps available: one covers the whole of the city, the other the Amsterdam region. What's the difference between the two maps? Which map should you choose?
Published on 8 May 2015 by Hilary Staples
In celebration of the Van Gogh year 2015, we cycled the Van Gogh Cycle Route - a 335 km-long bike tour through the Dutch artist's homeland Brabant. What does this route have to offer?
Published on 18 August 2014 by Hilary Staples
Summer 2014 we cycled the Dutch section of the Limes Cycle Route which follows the northern border of the Roman Empire. How much can you still see of this Roman history? And is the guide book any use if you don't understand Dutch?
Published on 9 April 2014 by Hilary Staples
The ANWB fietskaart series consists of 20 separate cycle maps on a scale of 1:50,000 covering the whole of Holland. We went to Drenthe to put one of these maps to the test.
Published on 24 December 2013 by Hilary Staples
When the numbered cycle network was introduced, another type of map came on the market: the numbered cycle network map (knooppuntenkaart). How does it compare to a regular cycle map?