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Christine Stein Hededam 🇩🇰

A Dane with a special place in her heart for Minnesota, Christine is now falling in love with everything Dutch. Between finishing her bachelor’s degree, learning Dutch, and doing yoga teacher training, you will find her wandering about the Hague. Always up for visiting new places, she loves to explore the Netherlands with friends and takes pride in scoping out cute cafés (wherein to discuss books, big plans, and food).

Dutch retailers revolt: this time with municipality backing

After suffering more than €2 billion in losses and seeing patrons take their shopping across the border...

Dutch Quirk #59: Wear way less make-up than people in other countries

Dutchies are direct people — no need to beat around the bush here — but could it...

How to learn Dutch: the ultimate guide (by people who learned!)

Is this the year that you will finally learn Dutch? Moving from spreken een beetje Nederlands to...

Groningen gas tap to extract nearly twice as much gas in spite of earthquakes

The gas field in Groningen has been a source of debate and frustration in the Netherlands for...

18 years or older? You can now get your booster shot in the Netherlands

People whose birth certificate reads 2003 or older can now make an appointment for a coronavirus booster...

See Rembrandt’s Night Watch in minute detail: 717 billion pixels to be precise

The Dutch are forerunners once again. This time, they created no less than the largest and most...

“Mother of 1001 children”: the resistance heroine who saved thousands from the Nazis

Truus Wijsmuller or “Auntie Truus” as she was also known dedicated her life to helping children affected...

New Year in the Netherlands? Not for Americans, Dutch government says

The number of infections in the US has skyrocketed and in response, the Netherlands is now tightening...
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