Monthly alarm sirens in the Netherlands: what you need to know

So you're wondering why you're hearing sirens in the Netherlands on a Monday morning. First of all, don't worry โ€” we're not under attack. Every first Monday of the month (as...

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Monthly alarm sirens in the Netherlands: what you need to know

So you're wondering why you're hearing sirens in the Netherlands on a Monday morning. First of all, don't worry โ€” we're not under...

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Monthly alarm sirens in the Netherlands: what you need to know

So you're wondering why you're hearing sirens in the Netherlands on a Monday morning. First of all, don't worry โ€” we're not under attack. Every first Monday of the month (as though we didn't loath...

What happens during Christmas in the Netherlands? A guide to the winter holidays

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Monthly alarm sirens in the Netherlands: what you need to know

So you're wondering why you're hearing sirens in the Netherlands on a Monday morning. First of all, don't worry โ€” we're not under...

What happens during Christmas in the Netherlands? A guide to the winter holidays

What happens at Christmas in the Netherlands? It's definitely cold and dark outside โ€” so yes, the holidays are upon us. It's bijna...

12 weird laws the Netherlands still has in 2023

In a country that's described as overly bureaucratic, it's not surprising that the Netherlands controls some things you wouldn't expect them to. From who...

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