Fall asleep in Amsterdam, wake up in Vienna: new night train coming to the Netherlands

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4 English-teaching yoga studios in The Hague to get your mat out for

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This newly colourised footage of Rotterdam before the war offers a unique glimpse into the city's former image.  On May 14, 1940, the German...

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4 English-teaching yoga studios in The Hague to get your mat out for

Craving some yoga in The Hague but have no idea what it means when your teacher says de berg? Then an English-language class is just what you need! We've rounded up four of our...

How the Brainwash technique can supercharge your Dutch

Sometimes the best thing you can do to learn a language is fully and intensely immerse yourself in it. But does immersion actually work? What’s the best way to do it? And is it...

Coronavirus in the Netherlands: all you need to know [UPDATED]

Coronavirus continues to sweep across the Netherlands and the globe. Here's up-to-date information, as it happens, on COVID-19 in Holland. The Netherlands reported its first confirmed case of coronavirus on February 27, 2020. Over a...

Car sharing in the Netherlands is on the rise: here’s why it should continue

Car sharing is becoming more popular in the Netherlands. The number of shared cars is increasing mainly due to growing attention for the environment and the fight against congestion on the roads. If there's one...

The narrowest house in Amsterdam: everything you need to know

Amsterdam’s architecture is unique and varied. You’ll find tall houses, historic houses, slanted houses, and even sinking houses. But Amsterdam's homes are perhaps best known for being narrow — and the narrowest house of...

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4 English-teaching yoga studios in The Hague to get your mat out for

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4 English-teaching yoga studios in The Hague to get your mat out for

Craving some yoga in The Hague but have no idea what it means when your teacher...

Stunning colourised footage of Rotterdam before WWII (video inside!)

This newly colourised footage of Rotterdam before the war offers a unique glimpse into the city's...

The narrowest house in Amsterdam: everything you need to know

Amsterdam’s architecture is unique and varied. You’ll find tall houses, historic houses, slanted houses, and even sinking houses. But Amsterdam's homes are perhaps best known for being narrow — and...

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