Travel Video of the Week: Can Cool Be Taught?


Last summer we featured Holland’s “The Original Cool” video, launched by the Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and Amsterdam Marketing. The video received more than one million video views in only four months—and now, they’re back with a whole new series of adventures in 2014. The first one—which is […]

Video of the Week: Holland vs the Netherlands

Holland vs the Netherlands

In honor of traveling through the Netherlands just a few days ago, I thought it would be a good time to feature a popular YouTube video (with over three million views) explaining the difference between the two.

Traveling Around Holland

View of Amsterdam from room @ The Grand Amrath Hotel

By Tim Gaylord: After traveling through Belgium, I had the luxury of seeing several amazing cities throughout Holland on my way to Amsterdam. I was traveling with a group of terrific writers, and our first stops were through the region of Zeeland and the westernmost provinces of the Netherlands. While Amsterdam is without doubt one […]



By: Georgette Diamandis Rotterdam is a fascinating new city in an old historic town. Nearly bombed flat during World War II, the residents decided to reinvent it by encouraging modern architecture starting in the ’50s. Rotterdam has a young vibe and is comprised of over 160 nationalities making it the most multicultural city in The Netherlands. With […]