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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…

South Holland Shopping: Outlets & Clearance Centers

Even though there isn't a true outlet mall in South Holland, doesn't mean you can't find a good bargain. Here are several discount shops and clearance centers…

10 Largest Supermarket Chains in Holland

This list of the largest supermarkets and grocery chains in Holland includes both Dutch and foreign-owned food retailers. The retail food industry in the Netherlands has consolidated in…

10 Popular Dutch Easter Foods

For the Dutch, popular Paas (Easter) food items include the standard hard-boiled colored eggs and chocolate rabbits, but also a variety of breads, rolls and yellow pastries...…

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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