Nee, echt?! One of the wettest natural areas in the Netherlands is drying up

Nature lovers may already be familiar with the Dutch nature reserve called the Veluwe. The 91,200-hectare area is a popular recreational area that offers visitors scenes of wonderful woodland, heath,...

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Halloween in the Netherlands: the ultimate [and spookiest] guide for 2021

Double, double, toil and trouble, Halloween in the Netherlands is just a nubble. Luckily for our American friends, Halloween celebrations have started to...

A forgotten hero: how a Philips director saved 6,000+ Jews during WWII

Ever heard of a man called Jan Zwartendijk? We didn't think so, but you should definitely know his name. Walking around the Netherlands, it's...

These are some of the best Facebook Groups for internationals in major Dutch cities

From apartments to pet adoption, almost anything can be found through Dutch Facebook groups — especially if you're a wandering international on the...

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€2000 per month! Dutch auction site allows hopeful renters to bid against each other

If there was one small comfort to be had from never being able to own a home in the Netherlands, it was that at least you never had to worry about being caught up...

What the Dutch are getting right: antibiotics in the Netherlands

Ah, the Netherlands. A land of paracetamol-prescribing physicians who baulk at the mere notion of giving you antibiotics for, well, anything. As a newcomer to the Netherlands, that can be frustrating. But there's actually some really...

How to pay your taxes as a self-employed person in the Netherlands

Are you a self-employed person (ZZP’er) in the Netherlands? First of all, congrats! Look at you being the CEO of your own business. Ok, now it's time to be the boss and figure out...

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 one...

These are some of the best Facebook Groups for internationals in major Dutch cities

From apartments to pet adoption, almost anything can be found through Dutch Facebook groups — especially if you're a wandering international on the hunt. Think of them as virtual study groups, but cooler and non-graded.🤓...

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€2000 per month! Dutch auction site allows hopeful renters to bid against each other

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What the Dutch are getting right: antibiotics in the Netherlands

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How to pay your taxes as a self-employed person in the Netherlands

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Where to eat in Rotterdam: 8 hot and trendy places to go to in 2021

Wondering where to eat in Rotterdam? Looking for a trendy hipster place? A gourmet experience? Or...

Amsterdam-Noord rolls in as 17th coolest neighbourhood in the world

Every year, the global magazine Time-Out publishes a list of the world's coolest neighbourhoods as ranked...

Mommy approved: here are some of the best spots to take your kids in The Hague

It is not hard to picture: you have just arrived in a new city, a new country and a new everything. You have no idea where you can take your...

11 things to know before taking a taxi in Amsterdam

Taking a taxi in the Netherlands can be a complicated business. Unless you know the ropes...

What to do when it’s raining: the ultimate guide to Amsterdam indoors

Whether you’re looking for something entertaining, exciting, educational, or just plain gezellig, you’ll find it in...

Hiking in Amsterdam: top 7 places for wandelen near the city

Hiking and Amsterdam are two words that are not often paired — but that didn't stop...

The museum town of the Netherlands: 14 great museums to visit in Leiden

Tired of the museums in Amsterdam and devoured all that the museums in the other major...
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