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Ultimate List of Dutch Quirks

Dutch Quirk #68: Carry an emergency krentenbol everywhere they go

As a non-Dutchie, you may be shocked at the sight of your significant other producing a bag...

Dutch Quirk #111: Have a lack of hierarchy

The Netherlands is not the place for hierarchy. It's where your boss wants to be your BFF,...

Dutch Quirk #48: Say no to credit cards

As a newcomer in the Netherlands, it might come as a shock to discover that you can’t...

Dutch Quirk #86: Call people Abraham and Sarah on their 50th birthday and wildly decorate their home

Plenty of countries celebrate someone's 50th birthday as a huge milestone — and it's the same in...

Dutch Quirk #7: Send a Tikkie for virtually nothing

A home-cooked dinner for €15, a coffee for €3, or a pack of potato chips for €0.70...

Dutch Quirk #30: Send people away when they’re about to have dinner

Have you ever had dinner at a Dutch person’s house? Then you’re one of the lucky ones....

Dutch Quirk #74: Become exhausted when cycling over a bridge

The Dutch are famously great bikers. That is, until there is even the slightest incline — then...

Dutch Quirk #124: Not care about the fact that they’re living below sea level

You might've noticed how flat the Netherlands is — and for that, you'd be very right! Though...
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