We loved Holland, too! In my youth I worked there briefly (internships) in Enschede. I lived in Borne
but I only really went back to sleep there, and hung out at U. Twente in Enschede. Amsterdam was great! Easy living, easygoing people, mind their own business, friendly, fair.
The weather does suck though.
Have a great holiday. Have apelgebak met slagroom for me!