The Netherlands, located on Europe's North Sea between Belgium and Germany, is home to more than 16 million residents. The country's verdant countryside is an excellent spot for biking, hiking and exploring. The Netherlands also boast excellent art museums (including Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum), historic medieval towns and varied and often duty-free shopping.
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Sandy Mitchell is an Ohio-based writer, blogger and editor. She writes for "The Better Drink" and other online publications. Before devoting herself full-time to writing, Mitchell was a travel agent and cruise school instructor for 18 years. She holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Bowling Green State University.