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The weather in the Netherlands

The weather is for many Dutch people a hot topic. You can’t call a conversation Dutch if people don’t talk, or complain, about the weather. The Netherlands is bordering the … Continue reading

02/06/2016 · 1 Comment

Dutch hedgehog indulges in Advocaat!

The employees of the Arnhem branch of the Dierenambulance (Dutch animal rescue organisation) were in for a big surprise this June, when they were called to a hedgehog lying sprawled … Continue reading

26/06/2015 · Leave a comment

Juliennesoep (Julienne Soup)

As the days get warmer you’ll naturally prefer a lighter soup. This delicious Julienne soup is typically enjoyed in the Netherlands during the spring months, and makes an ideal starter.

30/03/2015 · Leave a comment

Princess Beatrix Quiz

On 31st January Princess Beatrix celebrates her 77th birthday. A momentous occasion when the former Queen of the Netherlands might choose to reflect upon her extremely eventful life – but what, … Continue reading

30/01/2015 · Leave a comment

14 new road signs in the Netherlands from 1st January 2015

That the Dutch street scene is constantly changing is a phenomenon that full time residents rarely notice. In fact, it’s only when you’ve emigrated and return to the Netherlands for … Continue reading

31/12/2014 · Leave a comment

Typical Dutch-Indonesian products and dishes

Dutch cuisine has been peppered with a variety of foreign influences throughout the ages, thanks largely to the Netherlands considerable colonial past. One country that continues to inspire Dutch cooking in … Continue reading

10/12/2014 · 1 Comment

Tour de France 2015 – Grand Départ in Netherlands

July is traditionally the best month of the year for cycling enthusiasts, particularly because this is when the annual Tour de France is held. And next year, as the Tour … Continue reading

25/07/2014 · Leave a comment