Summer is nearly over, but a fresh heatwave means it’s time for one last trip to the park in the Netherlands
Summer’s nearly over, but there’s still time to grab a beer and a picnic at some of the Netherlands’ best city parks. The Dutch take their parks seriously, and with sun in short supply here, why not follow their lead? The Netherlands will bask in temperatures of 28 degrees Celsius on Monday and 30 on…
The Coronavirus may be subsiding in Europe, but its social effects still linger. In the Netherlands, home to some of the world’s best clubs and festivals, this is felt no stronger than on the dancefloor.
Last week, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines tested a new, more sustainable way to taxi aircraft to the runway.
Social Media, love it, or hate it it’s here to stay. It is, on one hand, the great aggregator of information (like our channels, of course) and, on the other, a constant reminder of
The Netherlands is home to an abundance of markets. Record-breaking markets: the world’s largest floral market, Europe’s biggest indoor market, it’s all right here.
In recent years, Amsterdam has been enjoying a boom in the craft beer scene. From already well-regarded brewing institutions to funky, freshly-opened warehouse taprooms, the Dutch capital offers beer lovers a wellspring of lovingly brewed classics to innovative seasonal ales and lagers.
With all the chaos and pandemonium in the world, you may have found yourself with loads of free time. Since the Netherlands started its “intelligent lockdown,” you’ve probably re-organized your bookshelves, DVDs, and sock drawer by color. Twice.
Have you ever stumbled upon a life-size replica of a microbe? Do you know how an early-modern era jukebox works? Can you tell what Gerrit Rietveld’s favorite armchair looks like?
Some notable Dutch exports? Cheese, wooden clogs, tulips. As to the unfairly overlooked ones? Dutch television shows.
When DJ Per started mixing hip hop and dub into his sets, the woefully disappointed regulars of the Amsterdam institution, Melkweg launched a petition to make him stop. Club culture has since undergone some drastic changes since the early 80s.