Fresh air, tall people, eyeful of greeneries and a lot of bicycles on the road \u2013 when it comes to a discussion of the Netherlands, these are something instantly pop-up in my mind. There\u2019re actually hundreds of unique things about Netherlands \u2013 but these are something which will not only inspire you to visit the country at least once in your lifetime, but also will motivate you to plan a solid future for you and your nation. The Netherlands is home to more bikes than people In the Netherlands there is a town where nobody drives cars \u2013 seriously! In\u00a0\u00a0cities like Amsterdam and The Hague \u2013 approximately 70% of all journeys are made by bike (bi-cycle). Cycling is so common in the Netherlands and such an integral part of everyday life that people don\u2019t concern themselves with having the very latest model of bike or hi-tech gadget. source : dutchindublin.wordpress.com Netherlands is the only country with no abandoned pets It\u2019s hard to think about, isn\u2019t it? Especially for all of us who live in India, Bangladesh and other Asian countries. Not only the Dutch people love dogs, but the Netherlands has very strong & sensitive laws for pets. If you\u2019re in Netherlands, you can take your pets\u00a0in restaurants as well as in bus, train and metro. Taxi drivers can decide for themselves whether they want to take your pet. Netherlands authorities are going to ban the gasoline- and diesel-powered vehicles To phase out CO2 emissions and to change the pattern of using fossil fuels in order to save the Earth \u2013 Netherlands government is planning to ban all gasoline & diesel-powered vehicles soon. The Netherlands is the healthiest country in the world for diet As per a study conducted by \u201cGood enough to eat\u201d, investigated\u00a0the diets of people from 125 countries around the world, the Netherlands beat a number of European countries, including France, Switzerland, and Austria. source : wikiwand There are over 1,000 windmills still standing from 1850 No trips to the Netherlands would be complete without stopping by the iconic windmills of the country \u2013 some of which are as old as 160 years. These windmills are\u00a0traditionally used for a various purposes \u2013 from irrigation to grinding grain \u2013 \u00a0only a few still operate commercially. source : pinterest The Netherlands keeps having to close its prisons due to a lack of prisoners The Netherlands is closing dozens of prisons every year because of high cost of maintaining them. And the reason why the prisons are not cost-efficient is a national blessing \u2013 the country\u2019s steadily declining crime rate, which is why there are thousands of prison cells kept empty for many years. source : fireflydaily.com In the Netherlands there are ecoducts \u2014 wildlife crossings for animals living in the forests The Netherlands accounts for more than 600 wildlife bridges, protecting the red deer, endangered European badger, \u00a0roe deer, wild boar and thousands of other species of animals. source : straitstimes.com Charging points for electric cars are located within 50 m of each other A sustainable transportation system is Netherland\u2019s one of the biggest strengths. In order to encourage citizens to avoid using gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles, the authorities have established \u2013 which is, in many areas, as close as 50m. source : wikiwand.com The Netherlands has the thirteenth-highest per capita income in the world, according to the International Monetary Fund. Perhaps that\u2019s why it is such a happy country! source : thoughtco.com People Have a Passion for\u00a0Foreign Languages Although the official languages of the Netherlands is Dutch, Frisian & Papiamento, the citizens of the country has great interests in learning foreign languages. Almost 80% of the population speak English, 35% of them speak French and 20% of them speak German. source : pinterest.com Dutch Kids Enjoy\u00a0Stress-free schooling Dutch kids enjoy such a childhood that many of us are nostalgic for. Kids at primary school are not expected to do homework \u2013 and they don\u2019t swot for exams. Moreover,\u00a0Dutch people have a realistic perspective on parenthood and understand that they (and their kids) are far from perfect.