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The 8 most impressive castles in the Netherlands

Muiderslot casle

The Netherlands has had some pretty impressive castles throughout history. Many of these medieval castles have not survived, but luckily there are still some beautiful castles still worth a visit.  These castles that you can still visit serve a purpose ...

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18 stunningly beautiful pictures of Amsterdam

18 stunningly beautiful pictures of Amsterdam

Amsterdam is beautiful and loved by many professional and amateur photographers, so there’s many pictures floating around on the internet… not all of them are gems, but most are certainly enjoyable to look at. Because there’s so many pictures of ...

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14 Reasons to visit the Netherlands in Spring!

14 Reasons to visit the Netherlands in Spring

Spring is a lovely time to visit the Netherlands! The days are getting longer, the flowers make for beautiful sights and you can sit and enjoy a beer outside until late in the evening…. ok maybe in the beginning of ...

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Dutch Terror Owl Strikes Again

Terror Owl - Metronieuws.nl

  The aggressive owl that has been terrorizing residents of the Dutch town of Purmerend strikes again! On the morning of Friday the 6th a paper boy was severely injured when the European eagle owl attacked. Employees of a nearby ...

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Things To Do On A Rainy Day – The Big List

Things to do on a rainy day

The Dutch are no stranger to rainy days, and even for those quite accustomed to rain, boredom can strike. That annoying feeling of not knowing what to do or where to go can really get on your nerves. And instead ...

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A Village Just for People with Dementia

Hogeweyk Weest - terras

In the town of Weesp in North Holland there’s a small ‘village’ called Hogeweyk that’s just for people suffering from dementia. The gated village was designed specifically for the care of elderly people suffering from dementia. With round the clock ...

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Why Dutch children are the happiest children in the world

On the most recent report of Unicef on child well-being in rich countries, the Netherlands ranks number 1 on the list. Dutch children seem to be the happiest children in the world. The report lays out several dimensions of child ...

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Dutch men are Nose Pickers

Willem Alexander Neuspeuteren

Dutch men have a nasty habit and don’t seem to be ashamed of it… they pick their noses… even in public! If you’re traveling the world and see a guy shamelessly picking his nose, there’s a big chance he’s Dutch! ...

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eBook Review: Now What Amsterdam


Recently I connected with Andrew and Alison, together they run a great travel blog at http://cheeseweb.eu/ where you can read all about their travels and life philosophy. Together with their cats they slow travel mainly around Europe. They believe slow ...

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Most Romantic Restaurant in the Netherlands 2015

Chateau Neercanne

The winners of the first edition of the Restaurant Awards 2015 have been announced. The top 500 chefs of the Netherlands can place their votes on their favorite restaurants in all sorts of categories. With Valentine’s Day only a few ...

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