As a lively university city, Groningen has the youngest average population in Holland. The city centre boasts numerous historic buildings and countless shops and boutiques. The city centre was once elected ‘Holland’s best’ because of its unique charm and atmosphere. ~ Special thanks to @rufusnormanton allowing us to share this photo. ~ Your photo on our Instagram page? Tag #ThisIsHolland or mention us for a chance to get featured!
Netherlands - Amsterdam - Facts about Netherlands: Area: 41,785 sq km. Northwestern Europe occupying the Rhine delta; over 20% is below sea level. Population: 16,653,346. Capital: Amsterdam (administrative capital); The Hague (seat of government). Official language: Dutch (Nederlands), Frisian. Many also speak English. Languages: 38
White-rumped vultures were once a familiar sight in the cities of southern Asia, with a population numbering millions, but its numbers plummeted fast in the 1990s. It was discovered that an anti-inflammatory drug used to treat injured cattle was to blame. When the cattle died, the vultures would ingest the drug and suffer a slow, painful death
Brugge, Belgium Have always wanted to go here! Have a friend that makes lace and loves to watch the world's best lace makers in action in Brugge. Maybe I'll just hitch a ride and soak up the charm of the place!