Enter your keyword

Blog

Cultuur snuiven! The Cultural season is starting

Cultuur snuiven! The Cultural season is starting

Cultuur snuiven! The cultural season is getting started in the Netherlands, and here’s all you need to know about it.   It’s been a while. Cultural and creative sectors have been hit incredibly hard by the Covid-19 regulations, for which creative industries have been facing ‘a cultural catastrophe’. All the more is to celebrate for […]

Op vakantie!

Op vakantie!

  Op vakantie! Going on vacation – the Dutch way   Mid-summer has arrived and so have the school vacations. Dutch families, friends, couples and solo travellers are preparing to take off on their vacation. Now, there’s several ways the Dutch like to spend their vacation. Or, differently put: there’s different kind of Dutch holiday […]

De Nederlandse sportzomer

De Nederlandse sportzomer

The so-called  ‘Nederlandse sportzomer’ (Summer of Sports) is on its way! Having launched with the European soccer Championships, the summer of 2021 really will be full of sports events: from Wimbledon and the Tour the France to the Grand Prix and the Tokyo Olympics Games – we can’t wait for it all to get started, so that we […]

Meet the Oranjes: The Dutch Royal family

Meet the Oranjes: The Dutch Royal family

Did you know that the Netherlands is one of the seven koninkrijken (kingdoms) in Europe? Het Koninklijk huis (The royal house), as the Dutch royal family is referred to, is very popular in the Netherlands, but also sometimes a topic of discussion. Some love the tradition of a monarchy, some think it is a bit […]

Giving compliments in Dutch: our DIY guide

Giving compliments in Dutch: our DIY guide

Whoever’s lived in the Netherlands for a while, knows: the Dutch are not particularly lavish with giving compliments. That’s probably because traditionally in the Netherlands, being normal (and thus not standing out) is considered to be a virtue. This, however, doesn’t mean that the Dutch don’t love to receive compliments. After all, compliments make people […]