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Most Romantic Restaurant in the Netherlands 2015

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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Dutch are scared of pooping

The Dutch Digestive Diseases Foundation, ‘Maag Lever Darm Stichting’ in Dutch, concludes as a result of an online survey that the Dutch are scared of pooping. When at work, in a a restaurant or bar, pooping will be postponed until ...

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Dutch open worlds first Blue Energy Powerplant

Last wednesday, Oktober 26th 2014, the worlds first blue-powerplant was opened in the Netherlands on the Afsluitdijk. The Afsluitdijk dams off the Zuiderzee and is a salt water inlet of the North Sea. Because of the Afsluitdijk the IJsselmeer lake ...

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Hovenring near Eindhoven – Cycling Heaven

The Hovenring, designed by engineering company IPV Delft,  is a truly remarkable typically Dutch invention with cyclists in mind. It’s a circular suspended bicycle path roundabout! A what you say? Well it floats above an intersection and is really awesome ...

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Amsterdam Infographic

Yep that’s my infographic on Amsterdam:) Including information on this beautiful and romantic city, like: Amsterdam being below sea level the flag of the Netherlands, and the sign of Amsterdam The number of inhabitants and houses in the city Pictures ...

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Awesome video of Dom Tower in Utrecht surrounded by fog!

32 year old Jelte Keur from Utrecht made a really awesome video of the Utrecht Dom Tower while its surrounded by fog. The video was shot from sky with drone. Keur explained on YouTube that he has been fascinated by ...

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Stunning aerial photos of tulip fields – Must See!

These pictures taken by French photographer Normann Szkop are really stunning! The beautiful colors of the tulip fields in the Netherlands are really amazing when looked upon from above. Flying over the tulip fields he took great pictures that are ...

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We are not racist! Black Pete explained.

As also the international media is covering the Black Pete tradition of the Netherlands and whether or not it is racist I feel compelled to tell you a little more about it. First off all this tradition goes back a ...

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Mayor of London calls Amsterdam Sleazy!

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, called Amsterdam sleazy during the People’s Question Time meeting last Tuesday in Waltham Forest. Reason for calling Amsterdam sleazy is the tolerant drug policy of the Netherlands. The mayor said the Dutch approach is ...

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Dutch motivate cycling with beer

The city of Breda has a unique approach on getting people to take the bike to the city center instead of the car. By rewarding cyclists with a free drink it hopes to motivate people to take the bike. Of ...

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