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Cara Räker 🇩🇪

Cara moved to the Netherlands at fifteen and she is here to stay! After all, there is so much to love about it, except maybe the bread (as every German will tell you). Next to finishing up her bachelor's degree in European politics (dry), Cara loves to do yoga, swim, and cook delicious veggie food.

Medicinal heroin? How the Dutch deal with their heroin addicts

Let’s get straight to it: The Dutch prescribe free heroin to their heroin addicts. And it’s legal...

Hannie Schaft: the Dutch spy who was executed by the Nazis

Allegedly, when the first shot aiming at Hannie Schaft’s head only grazed her temple, she taunted the...

5 times The Simpsons made the Dutch say “d’oh”!

Oh, The Simpsons 🎶. The animated sitcom with its quirky yellow characters has been running since 1989...

Switching utility providers in the Netherlands: the ultimate guide

So, you've managed to secure your dream home in the Netherlands and bravely fought the bitter fight...

We lost our hearts (and souls) to this Amsterdam escape room  

Looking to experience Amsterdam in a new and exciting way? The unsolved disappearance of a visionary woman...

9 top escape rooms in Amsterdam to put your detective hat on (in English!) 

If you like detective novels, puzzle-solving, and adventure stories, you’ll love a good Amsterdam escape room.  Finding clues,...

The Netherlands is the first EU country to get this cool new car tech

Wrong-way drivers, obstacles on the road, or ambulances nearing at full speed...none of these traffic hazards will...

Dutch study finds microplastics in 80% of dairy, meat, and blood samples

Researchers from the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam have found microplastics in 80% of samples taken from the...
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