Stop and smell the…fries? McDonald’s Netherlands unveils the world’s first scented billboard

The salty whiff of warm fries from the Golden Arches is legendary โ€” and now McDonald's is asking you to smell its walls to prove it. Strolling around the streets of...

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Flags in the Netherlands: everything you need to know

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King’s Day in Amsterdam: all you need to know for 2024

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Am I eligible to get a mortgage in the Netherlands?

If youโ€™re thinking of buying a house in the Netherlands as an international, the first question that probably pops into your mind is: โ€œAm I even eligible for a Dutch mortgage?โ€ Put simply: it depends!...

5 super benefits to studying at Nyenrode Business University

As one of the most renowned universities for business and management studies in Europe, itโ€™s no surprise that studying at Nyenrode Business University comes with plenty of pluses. And we have to say, Nyenrode...

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The Dutch are using their creative brain-power to create innovative (and sometimes fun!) solutions to save the climate. ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿฝ๐ŸŒฑ It might surprise some to hear that the Netherlands actually lags behind a bit when compared...

Surfing in the Netherlands: where to go and what to know in 2024

Surfโ€™s up in the Netherlands? You bet. If you can brave the chilly waters, there are plenty of great spots up the coast for you to hit the waves this season. Keen to ride the...

What is a ‘roepnaam’? One of the best Dutch quirks explained

Why is it that we, as Dutchies, often assume that the way we do things is the best way? And that any other way is ultimately worse? For example, take the ultra-Dutch phenomenon roepnaam....

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Am I eligible to get a mortgage in the Netherlands?

If youโ€™re thinking of buying a house in the Netherlands as an international, the first question that probably pops into your mind is:...

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As one of the most renowned universities for business and management studies in Europe, itโ€™s no surprise that studying at Nyenrode Business University...

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The Dutch are using their creative brain-power to create innovative (and sometimes fun!) solutions to save the climate. ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿฝ๐ŸŒฑ It might surprise some to...

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Mobile phones and SIM cards in the Netherlands: ultimate 2024 guide

Moving to the Netherlands offers a number of challenges: from navigating the housing crisis to registering yourself โ€” and you've beat them all!...

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Whether youโ€™ve just stepped off the plane at Schiphol, or have been in the Netherlands for a while, you may be debating whether...

Unlimited data SIM cards in the Netherlands: the ultimate guide

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

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As the Dutch centre of modern architecture and big city vibes, there are lots of things...

How to get from Amsterdam to London in 2024

Travelling from Amsterdam to London is easy. These two capitals are not only close but are...

17 unforgettable things to do in Leiden in 2024

Albeit small and charming, there are loads of things to do in Leiden. As one of the most beautiful cities in the Netherlands, it never fails to amaze! ๐Ÿ˜  From windmills...

11 of the best free things to do in The Hague in 2024

If you're sick and tired of spending your money in expensive and touristy Amsterdam, there are...

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A city known for its epic modern architecture, Rotterdam is the place to go when you...