All about cycling in the Netherlands

Shopping: The Netherlands vs Australia

In this extra post I would like to show you a video made by Paul van Bellen from Sydney in Australia, that he shot when he recently visited The Netherlands … Continue reading

10 May 2014 · 29 Comments

Visit to a Dutch bicycle shop

Bicycle shops in the Netherlands are different from the rest of the world, in the same way Dutch cycling is different. The upright bicycle to get from A to B … Continue reading

2 May 2013 · 39 Comments

Shopping by bike

The Dutch cycle for any reason so of course also for their daily shopping. All the things you need to make shopping by bike an attractive option are: a population … Continue reading

5 July 2012 · 16 Comments

Just some people cycling in Den Bosch

While I am enjoying my holidays: here’s something I prepared earlier. The setting: a sunny Saturday afternoon in June, about 3 in the afternoon, an arterial route from the centre … Continue reading

21 July 2011 · Leave a comment

When the shops close on a Saturday

Dutch shopping habits are often frowned upon by foreigners. Shops close early (6pm on working days) or are even closed all day (on Sundays). This means that most working people … Continue reading

23 June 2011 · Leave a comment

Utrecht Pedestrian Zone (Netherlands)

The Utrecht pedestrian zone is a large area of car free streets in the historic city center. First in 1965 and from November 1968 on a larger scale, the narrow … Continue reading

27 September 2010 · Leave a comment