For many expats the holiday season is an opportunity to head home, have family over or reunite with loved ones and enjoy delicious foods (like turkey!). However, visiting home may not be much of an accessible option this year.
The directors of Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum and Tropenmuseum say they’ll hand over 100,000 pieces of looted art taken during the colonial era. Is the move a step toward justice? Or is the Netherlands giving away its history?
Ensuring your little one arrives in the world with everything they need can be a daunting task, whether it’s something you’ve been through before or are living for the first time.
It is a location that every Amsterdamer has secretly dreamed about. An old house at the Keizersgracht, right at the bridge, with a stunning view over the water. For most of us, this will probably stay a dream as the rents in the historical canal zone in Amsterdam are ridiculously high.
You’ve mastered your “dankjewel” and your “alsjeblieft,” but the Dutch language has far more creative and tongue-twisting words to offer. So what are the most complicated and longest Dutch words? We cracked open the dictionary and found out.
The Netherlands just clocked its hottest September 15th on record, with temperatures passing 30 degrees celsius. But how can you beat the Dutch heatwave in a country where air conditioning is a foreign concept?
This beautiful moment after nine months of happy anticipation and hours of pain when a mother finally gets to hold her newborn baby in her arms. A moment that can be one of the happiest in life. Or one of the worst.
Ferdinand van Bolstraat. Jacob van Lennepkade. Hugo de Grootplein. Noticing something? If not, then you are probably male.
You may not yet have heard of the term Multiple Nationality Disorder (MND), but chances are you have felt it.
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