Monnickendam is a old Dutch fisherman’s village, located just 13 kilometers North of Amsterdam. Just like the sister villages of Volendam and…
Zaanse Schans consists of a row of old but still functioning windmills and green painted houses and barns along a river in…
A good way to prepare yourself for a holiday to Amsterdam, is to see a film. Thanks to internet, you have the chance to watch some Dutch films, films about Amsterdam or movies set in Amsterdam.
Dutch films are famous for exposing a lot of nude. A minimum of explicit sex scenes are a must. […]
The Netherlands is a very small country and so there are not many famous Dutch people whose fame has made it across the borders of the little frog country. […]
Beer from Amsterdam has a long history. Here are 10 facts about Dutch beer from Amsterdam. […]
Expressions in Dutch reflect the Dutch ‘qualities’ of sobriety. The best way to understand Dutch culture is by learning some of its favourite proverbs.
Here are 10 well known Dutch expressions.
Bezoek en vis blijven 3 dagen fris – Visitors and fish stay fresh for 3 days. Hospitality is not really a famous Dutch trait. […]
Dutch fast food chain Febo sells fast food in a unique way: it keeps its products warm in small compartments of a vending machine.[…]
Until 16 September 2014 the Amsterdam City Archives put on display the work of famous Amsterdam street photographer Ed van der Elsken. His photos of Amsterdam in the fifties and sixties capture a moment in a very special time… […]
Jenever is Holland’s national spirit since the 17th century. It is said Dutch people have the same amount of words for jenever, as the Eskimos have for snow. English speakers however will know the lovely spirit by the name of Dutch gin.
Want to know more? Here are 10 facts about Dutch jenever […]
Holland is famous all over the world for some of the weirdest facts. Not all of the crazy facts are true however.
Here are some of the myths about Amsterdam that are popular.
Find out if they are true or not in this list of Myths about Holland.
1. Prostitution is legal in Holland
Dutch elections 2012 are on September 12, 2012. Here are 10 things you need to know about Dutch elections. 1. Dutch…
It’s that time again: crazy hats, funny accessories and orange t-shirts appear in the street of Amsterdam. Holland is getting ready for…
A wonderful idea for an Amsterdam side trip is to visit some traditional fishermen’s villages, like the former islands of Marken and Volendam.
Visiting the Amsterdam Dance Event this weekend? Don’t be surprised when the lights turn on when you feel the party’s just getting…