Our team

Pepijn Grau

Founder and partner of Go Local Holland.

As anthropologist Pepijn travelled as a professional all over the world for many years. Now he lives in The Netherlands and is enjoying the country side. By founding Go Local Holland Pepijn wants to show tourists the other side of The Netherlands, especially local, authentic places.

Pepijn is responsible for maintaining contacts with our locations, planning of trips and marketing activities. When you will travel through the country side, Pepijn can accompany you as enthusiastic guide.

Jacqueline Schinkel

Founder and partner of Go Local Holland.

Borned and raised in Amsterdam. For more than 30 years Jacqueline worked for a lot of companies in various positions in which she organised (business) trips and events. She is very interested in history, arts and architecture. Her objective is to put small scale tourism on the map in The Netherlands. And particularly to serve you in planning your trip into The Netherlands.

Jacqueline is responsible for maintaining contacts with our clients, locations and planning of trips. She also can’t wait to be your guide during your trip.


During her study development aid Meike started travelling. She is very interested in all kinds of cultures and nature.

For Go Local Holland she is advisor and responsible for marketing. She is also one of our enthusiastic guides.


Rob is borned and raised and still living in Amsterdam. Rob knows Amsterdam like a book. He has been in almost every street, canal, square, restaurant and bar.

Rob is our reliable captain on his small boat and you are more than welcome to come aboard. He will show you  the canals and harbour of Amsterdam. Of course he will provide you with wine and dine during your trip.


As historical architectural construction specialist Wim was involved by numerous restoration projects in The Netherlands. He is one of our very enthusiastic guides and able to tell you everything about our heritage and their wonderful stories.


If you want a relaxed trip through the northern part of Holland, Gerard is your man. He is our happy and friendly private driver. He knows everything about De Zaanse Schans as he is living next door.