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Queen Wilhelmina monument in Wassenaar

If you were wondering about the short obelisk monument in Wassenaar which sits in a small park on the Kerkstraat, you can find information below...   The…

Obelisk monument near the beach in Scheveningen

Have you seen the stone obelisk in Scheveningen and wondered what it represents? Read on to find out more about this special monument... The stone obelisk with…

Expat Life in Holland: Dutch Immersion

What is Dutch Immersion? If we break it down into parts, ‘Dutch’ refers to the people, language and culture of the Netherlands, while ‘immersion’, as defined by…

Expat Guide to Beauty & Hairstyling in Holland

Beauty and hair guide for expats and the English-speaking international community in Holland; a quick overview for new arrivals to assist in finding the appropriate service. In…

10 American Fast Food Chains in the Netherlands

For this month's Top 10 List, we look at ten American fast food brands with a presence in the Netherlands. Most are well-established, but a few are…

10 Most Popular Holiday Countries for the Dutch

In a report just released by CBS, France is the most popular country the Dutch head to when they take an international holiday. See the full top…

South Holland Retail News Sept 2017

Jamie's Italian Den Haag opens, Cool Blue readies a showroom at New Babylon, HBC preps 4 South Holland grand openings in The Hague, Leiden and Rotterdam, Holland…

Food-related trivia about the Netherlands

With the Dutch egg-scandal currently dominating news headlines here in Holland, the timing couldn't be better for sharing fifteen food-related bits of trivia about the Netherlands... The…

HUDSON'S BAY Opens New Store in Rotterdam

After a year and half of waiting, the Hudson's Bay department store location in Rotterdam finally opens... If you have been out and about in the Rotterdam…

Annie M.G. Schmidt Park

Take a swim and enjoy a fun-filled day out with children in the fresh air at the Annie M.G. Schmidt Park situated on the border of Rotterdam…

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