There is nowhere else quite like The Netherlands.
A trip here means you will be guaranteed of seeing windmills, stunning tulips gardens and candlelit cafés coexist with groundbreaking architecture, and phenomenal nightlife.
Must-see cities include Amsterdam, which is the country's capital, and boasts the famous red light district, countless art museums and cafes selling cannabis cakes. Be sure to also check out The Hague, which holds the Dutch seat of government and parliament, as well as Rotterdam, which is the largest port in Europe.
You can't visit the Netherlands and not experiencing the wind-in-your-hair feeling as you cycling through the stunning streets. In fact, cycling is an integral part of life as the country is crisscrossed with some 32,000km of cycling paths, even along the Dutch motorways. Bike-rental shops are everywhere so all you have to do is to rent some wheels and start exploring.
There is a big café culture in this vibrant country. But by cafe, the Dutch usually mean a pub. Many have outdoor terraces, which are glorious in summer and sometimes covered and heated in winter.