🇳🇱 Netherlands


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27 August 2021

What is Frisian?

In the northern part of the Netherlands sits the province of Friesland, or Fryslân, historically known as Frisia, an area with its own unique language. Frisian, […]
11 August 2021

This Dutch town is welcoming the country’s biggest sustainable mall

Going to a mall has long been a very American thing to do. As someone who lived in Europe her whole life, the word ‘mall’ immediately […]
29 July 2021

World’s first 3D printed steel bridge opens in Amsterdam

Amsterdam has installed the world’s first 3D printed steel, built to withstand heavy pedestrian traffic. The bridge was installed over the Oudezijds Achterburgwal canal in Amsterdam’s […]
19 July 2021

Oliver Daemen is the Dutch teenager who’ll fly to space with Jeff Bezos

Space company Blue Origin has chosen a 18-year-old Dutch student to fly into space alongside the space rocket maker’s owner, Jeff Bezos, next week on the […]
8 July 2021

What is Borrelen?

The concept of after work drinks or happy hour (borreltijd in Dutch) is not unique to the Netherlands, but the country certainly knows how to go […]
8 July 2021

The Netherlands bans single-use plastics

As of this week, producers and importers in the Netherlands may no longer market certain products made of single-use plastic. These include cutlery, plates, and straws. […]
1 July 2021

Always wanted to see Rembrandt’s Night Watch in its full glory? This might be your only chance

Some paintings are forgotten the moment their creator paints the last stroke. They’re put in the back of a closet, never to come out again. Except […]
16 June 2021

In this Dutch bar you can tap 68 beers all by yourself

When you think of beer, the Netherlands are probably not the first country that pops into your head. After all, Belgium remains the number one beer […]
9 June 2021

7 Beautiful cities in the Netherlands

When we think about cities in the Netherlands, it’s likely the first cities that come to mind are Amsterdam and Rotterdam. However, the country has plenty […]
24 May 2021

Dutch designer creates biodegradable masks with flower seeds inside

Dutch designer Marianne de Groot-Pons was fed up with finding blue surgical masks in the streets, polluting the environment, and has created a brand of biodegradable […]
19 May 2021

Huge super yacht navigates through narrow Dutch canals

Viva is the name of the 90-meter long super yacht which crossed the narrow canals of the Netherlands with pinpoint accuracy. Not only that, viva is […]
13 May 2021

Europe’s first 3D-printed house now officially has residents

A Dutch couple have moved in to Europe’s first ever habitable 3D-printed house in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, where they will be tenants for the next six […]
13 April 2021

Dutch tourists head to Greece for all-inclusive ‘test holiday’

On Monday afternoon a group of 189 Dutch tourists travelled from the Netherlands to the Greek island of Rhodes for an eight day “test holiday”. The […]
31 March 2021

25,000 Dutch people sign up for Covid holiday pilot scheme in Rhodes

Dutch travel company Sunweb has announced that it plans to take nearly 200 people for an eight-day holiday in Greece. One of the main goals is […]
11 March 2021

Texel set to be the first plastic-free Dutch island

Plastic is everywhere. One look in your cupboards will probably suffice to see that we live in a world where almost everything comes packaged. On trip […]
8 March 2021

This is what Amsterdam would look like if it were set amidst the mountains

When thinking of Amsterdam, we all have a pretty similar way to picture the city. The Dutch capital is known for its picturesque canals, for its […]
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