HOLLAND: Bikes, Bols and Business

A wee article I wrote for our student magazine, The Edit about my internship and trip to the Netherlands!

The Edit

The first location that comes to most people’s mind when they think about Holland? Amsterdam. Great clubs and pubs, cool sights including the infamous Iamsterdam sign, sex shops and just a couple of totally discreet and tucked away coffee shops draws thousands of tourists into the heart of the capital every year; but what about the rest of the Netherlands?

Half an hour outside Amsterdam is the idyllic, and totally stereotypical, city of Leiden. If seeing the more touristic side of Holland is what you want then Leiden is your first stop. Working as a PR Intern here for the past three months I’ve seen my fair share of windmills, clogs, markets and bikes…bikes everywhere. You can’t expect to go to the Netherlands and not ride a bike, or in my case ride face first into a row of shrubbery after one Heineken too many.

The weather can come and…

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