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The Hunger Winter: the Dutch famine of 1944-45

The Hunger Winter took place as World War II was in its final year. Following a German blockade, food supplies to the Netherlands...

A chocolate letter from Sinterklaas: a delicious Dutch gift

A chocolate letter is the popular gift from Sinterklaas (the Dutch Santa), but do you know where the tradition comes from?

How did the Netherlands become the first country without stray dogs?

According to the World Health Organisation, around 200 million stray dogs worldwide. Impressively, not one of them lives in the Netherlands. It's the...

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Unlimited data SIM cards in the Netherlands: the ultimate guide

Hoera, you’ve landed in the Netherlands, tried your first stroopwafel, and now you’re looking for the perfect unlimited data plan to power your mobile phone — and, ultimately, your new lifestyle as an aspiring...

Sustainability, remodelling, and your mortgage in the Netherlands

Let’s be real, sustainability might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you’re trying to sort your mortgage in the Netherlands. But, it’s a super important thing to consider before agreeing...

Solar panels in the Netherlands: the ultimate guide

With a shift towards sustainability and rising utility costs, many people in the Netherlands are looking for more ways to generate clean, affordable energy. It’s no surprise, then, that solar panels are growing in...

9 things that can go wrong in your Dutch house

Whether you’re buying or renting a home in the Netherlands, there are many things that you can encounter that are… less than ideal.  Pests, leaks, mould, loud neighbours — the list goes on. Besides these...

How to choose a health insurance plan in the Netherlands for 2024

Big changes are coming to healthcare in the Netherlands, and there are a lot of factors to keep in mind when comparing health insurance plans.  With the January 1 deadline to change your policy or...

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Unlimited data SIM cards in the Netherlands: the ultimate guide

Hoera, you’ve landed in the Netherlands, tried your first stroopwafel, and now you’re looking for the perfect unlimited data plan to power your...

Sustainability, remodelling, and your mortgage in the Netherlands

Let’s be real, sustainability might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you’re trying to sort your mortgage in the...

Solar panels in the Netherlands: the ultimate guide

With a shift towards sustainability and rising utility costs, many people in the Netherlands are looking for more ways to generate clean, affordable...

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5 things we wish we knew about utilities in the Netherlands

You’ve braved the Dutch housing market, and secured your dream home, and now it’s finally time to settle in and relax. But what...

Utilities in the Netherlands: the ultimate guide to gas, electricity, and water

Before you can enjoy your charming new Dutch home, there’s one essential task to tackle: setting up your utilities in the Netherlands.  Having a...

14 dang smart ways to save on energy costs in the Netherlands [UPDATED 2023]

Struggling with a hefty energy bill? No problem! Here are 10 easy steps you can take to cut down those costs.

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7 things you didn’t know about The Hague

Ah, The Hague. The international city of peace and justice, the home of many international institutions,...

This Dutch city was key to the origins of Thanksgiving

You may very well know by now how the Dutch like to spend their Christmas and Sinterklaas...

The pilgrims in Leiden: Where were the pilgrims before they sailed to America?

The pilgrims in Leiden were a religious group that escaped from England and came to live in the Netherlands. From there, they would sail to the New World and become...

Where to live in The Hague? Guide to the neighbourhoods of The Hague

The international city of peace and justice is one of those rare Dutch cities in Randstad...

Renting a car in the Netherlands: driving in Amsterdam and beyond

Amsterdam might be a city of cyclists, but that doesn’t mean you should shy away from...

11 things to know before taking a taxi in Amsterdam

Unless you know the ropes, taking a taxi in the Netherlands can be a confusing and...

7 delicious, trendy, and gorgeous places to eat in The Hague

Looking for a great place to eat in The Hague? Searching for that trendy place in...