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Exploring Holland's Bulb Fields by Bike

Guest blogger Angela Khaw, an expat living in Holland, offers advice for visiting the colourful tulip fields in the Netherlands' bulb region by bicycle... My favourite time…

South Holland Retail News: March 2018

Holland retail and fashion update... Hudson's Bay to make adjustments to merchandise assortment, Uniqlo to open first Netherlands store in Fall 2018, Dutch brand Suit Supply gets…

10 Well-Known Things That Originated in South Holland

For this month's Top 10 List, we turn our attention to things that originated in South Holland, Netherlands, and are now familiar to people around the world...…

10 Best Sightseeing Boat Cruises

Here are our picks for the ten best sightseeing boat tours in The Hague, Rotterdam, Delft, Leiden and surrounding areas of South Holland, Netherlands... With the temperatures…

EXPAT GUIDE: Bicycling in Holland

Information about riding a bicycle in the Netherlands: cycling regulations, functional requirements, road safety tips, commuting by bike, transporting children, sightseeing routes, Dutch national cycling associations and…

EXPAT GUIDE: Dutch Cuisine

Dutch cuisine is not a term often heard as meals in Holland are rather simple when compared to other European countries like France, Italy or Spain. Key…

Rotterdam Metro System Celebrates 50 Years

The Netherlands is a small country so it should come as no surprise to learn that its first metro line was the shortest in the world. This…

Second Look at Rotterdam Statues

In a previous post I wrote about some humourous statues found in the Rotterdam centre and promised to return to the subject. So, here we are. In…

Dutch Statesman J.R. Thorbecke Monument in The Hague

In 2017, Johan Rudolph Thorbecke, a 19th-century Dutch political leader, was honored with a marble and chrome monument in The Hague. It is located on the Lange…

Johan De Witt Monuments

Johan de Witt was an important figure in Dutch history, governing over Holland for nearly 2 decades during the Dutch Golden Age. He has been honored with…

Universal children's games, plus some traditional Dutch ones

Are children's games universal? This post takes a look at the commonality of games and explains how you play some traditional Dutch children's games... Playing games is…

Five things the Dutch do differently in raising children

Dutch parents must doing something right to have the "happiest children in the world". The Netherlands is a wonderful place to raise children and various studies back…

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