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Famous Travel Havens in Netherlands and Lebanon

Planning to travel in different countries? You should include Netherlands and Lebanon in your list. No need to worry about expensive flights or tour packages because you can use discount codes in several travel booking and airline websites.

 

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When traveling, it is expected that there will be thousands of people in special tourist destinations. You have to endure the heat, noises from tons of people, and the long lines in all places. Below is the list of places that you can definitely enjoy visiting due to low numbers of people.

  • Giethoorn – a small village in Netherlands that only uses bicycle and boats as a form of transportation.
  • Faraya – you can learn to ski in just one hour in Mount Lebanon.
  • Eindhoven – in this city in Netherlands, they have a cycling path that lights up during the night similar to Van Gogh’s “The Starry Night.”
  • Jeitta Grotto – for those who love outdoors and adventure, you’ll enjoy the caves located in NahrAl-KalbValley, which is in the north of Beirut.
  • Naarden–if you are a fan of video games and Game of Thrones, you will surely enjoy the scenery here. You can easily reach this place because it’s not far from Amsterdam.

Must-Try Foods

Aside from the attractions and special places you need to visit, it is also important to taste the local cuisines so you can fully immerse yourself in their culture.

  • Netherlands:
    • Stroopwafel – the common Dutch sweet treat made of two waffles with a sweet syrup filling.
    • Kibbeling – these are morsels of white fish that are battered and deep fried with mayonnaise herb sauce and lemon.
    • Stamppot – it is a traditional dish made of mashed potatoes and various vegetables including carrot, kale, onion, and sauerkraut; plus a big juicy sausage.
  • LebanonShawarmafood
    • Manakeesh – this is similar to pizza. The dough is topped with meat, cheese, thyme, wheat paste, tomatoes, cucumber, fresh mint leaves, and olives.
  • Shawarma – it is made of chopped/shaved meat with vegetables and tahini sauce placed on pita bread.
  • Baklava – this is a pastry which is made of assorted nuts, filo dough, and honey.

 

 

  1. Nicholette says:

    Both countries are great travel destinations. They have awesome places for every tourist to enjoy.

     
    • I agree with you. Most exotic places are found in Lebanon and The Netherlands is also an exceptional travel destination. Though these 2 countries are totally in contrast with each other, they have so many similarities when it comes to tourism.

       
  2. I always wanted to go to Amsterdam and see the windmills and the colorful tulip plantation.

     
  3. I love reading these! Thanks for this wonderful information every traveller will find very helpful.

     
  4. Jonathan says:

    I am a number one fan of Amsterdan! I really liked the climate there. The laid back lifestyle and the wonderful culture of the Dutch people. 🙂

     

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