So Eindhoven is a major Dutch city where everyone cycles, and which has a vast network of cycle paths which includes the spectacular showpiece “Hovenring” floating bridge. Eindhoven is also important junction on the Dutch railway network, with plentiful trains available throughout the Netherlands, and with longer distance international connections available, generally via Utrecht or […]


Amsterdam city centre has a reputation as a cyclists’ paradise and a driver’s nightmare, but is that still the case for the area around the city, and for the rest of the Netherlands? Is Amsterdam car hire ever really an option? Amsterdam is also world-famous as a party city, with its infamous red light district […]


I’ve included Groningen in my list of 100 cities for one very simple reason – it is the world’s cycling capital, with a claim of 60% of journeys being made by bicycle and plans to increase this still further. So just as I would regard


Dutch cities are well known for being exceptionally friendly to cyclists, and Rotterdam additionally has a very well developed public transport network, but can this also be a good base for getting around by car? Because you can – it’s a British myth that cities with lots of bicycles cannot also be car friendly. Rotterdam […]