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Autumn in the Netherlands

Unfortunately, the beautiful Dutch summer has come to an end. Not just theoretically, but also the weather shows us the summer really is over. This Dutch summer was one of … Continue reading

02/10/2015 · Leave a comment

Back to school in the Netherlands

If you’ve visited the Netherlands in late August, you’ll no doubt have noticed the countless posters and banners proclaiming: ‘De scholen zijn weer begonnen’ (which roughly translates as ‘Back to … Continue reading

28/08/2015 · 4 Comments

Dutch bike culture promotes higher life expectancy

The Netherlands is a world-renowned nation of cyclists – but did you know that their penchant for cycling also helps Dutch people to live longer? Time to get on your … Continue reading

21/08/2015 · Leave a comment

Dutch flower parades: fun for all the family!

The Netherlands is a global leader in flowers, plants and bulbs – a fact that Dutch flower growers and exporters are rightly proud of. To show off their beautiful handiwork, … Continue reading

14/08/2015 · Leave a comment

The history of Dutch tea

Love a cup of tea? Then you’re not alone – tea has remained a popular drink in China for thousands of years, and today the Dutch simply cannot live without … Continue reading

31/07/2015 · Leave a comment

Cola – the most popular soft drink in the Netherlands

If you were to believe the typical Dutch stereotype, then milk or karnemelk (buttermilk) would easily be the most popular drinks in the Netherlands. Yet, nothing could be further from … Continue reading

24/07/2015 · 1 Comment

Searching for original gift ideas? Give something typically Dutch!

Searching for an original gift idea for Dutch family and friends who are living abroad? Or perhaps you simply wish to share your love of the Netherlands with others? No … Continue reading

17/07/2015 · Leave a comment