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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 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

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

Make the most of summer with typical Dutch board games!

If there’s one thing that most parents dread, it’s their children getting bored during the long summer holidays, especially when the weather takes a turn for the worse. Unfortunately the … Continue reading

10/07/2015 · 1 Comment

Dutch coffee: delicious and distinctive

If you were to ask the average Dutch emigrant or holiday maker what they miss most from the Netherlands, their answer would likely be Dutch coffee! That’s because authentic Dutch … Continue reading

17/06/2015 · 2 Comments

Top 10 most popular Dutch tile sayings

Several decades ago, Dutch tegelspreuken (tiles displaying famous Dutch proverbs and sayings) were the epitome of bad taste. However, that has now changed and these fun wall decorations are currently … Continue reading

08/05/2015 · 1 Comment

Top 5 employers in the Netherlands

Planning to emigrate to the Netherlands or perhaps work there as an expat? Then check out the top 5 Dutch employers – each renowned for their excellence in creativity, innovation, … Continue reading

01/05/2015 · Leave a comment