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Bloemencorso Lichtenvoorde

Many hands make light work at the flower parade

Did you know that hundreds of volunteers have spent months and months preparing for annual flower parade in Lichtenvoorde?Their tasks vary from designing to...

The Dutch pyramid of Austerlitz

Did you know that a 36 meter high man-made pyramid can be found at the highest point of Utrechtse Heuvelrug National Park? The Pyramid...
Did you know that Sinterklaas is not due to arrive in the country for a few weeks, all over the Netherlands pepernoten pop up stores open up already? They stock gingerbread nuts in a wide variety of flavors; from stroopwafel to limoncello and from licorice to pumpkin spice.

Pepernoten pop up stores

Did you know that Sinterklaas is not due to arrive in the country for a few weeks, all over the Netherlands pepernoten pop up...
Did you know that today is the kick off of the annual Kinderpostzegels ('Children Stamps') fundraising? Around 160,000 kids from grades 7 and 8 go door-to-door, selling stamps and postcards. Not only do these kids develop social skills while selling products, the profit goes to projects that support safety and development of vulnerable children in countries like Guatemala, Senegal, India as well as the Netherlands.

Kids selling post stamps from door-to-door for charity

Did you know that today is the kick off of the annual Kinderpostzegels ('Children Stamps') fundraising? Around 160,000 kids from grades 7 and 8...
Nijntje Dick Bruna

Nijntje 60th anniversary

Did you know that Miffy ('Nijntje' in Dutch) is celebrating her 60th birthday today? Nijntje was created in 1955 when graphic artist Dick Bruna...
Amsterdam canal cruise

Amsterdam’s first canal cruise dates back to 1621

Did you know that the first canal cruise in the history of Amsterdam took place in 1621? Queen Elisabeth Stuart was welcomed in a...
Space Expo Noordwijk

Space Expo in Noordwijk

Did you know that you can see what it was like for the first men on the moon at Space Expo in Noordwijk? Space...
Did you know that Flevoland is the largest flower bulb region in the Netherlands? With more than 3,500 hectares of colorful bulb fields, the Netherlands' youngest province is truly pleasing to the eye. The farming land on the former seabed of the Zuiderzee is among the most fertile land in Europe.

The longest continuous tulip route of the Netherlands

Did you know that Flevoland is the largest flower bulb region in the Netherlands? With more than 3,500 hectares of colorful bulb fields, the...
Madurodam

Madurodam miniature city

Did you know that Madurodam is a miniature city with models of Dutch buildings and landmarks on a 1:25 scale? This park can be...
Rotterdam

Plans to erect a ferris wheel next to Rotterdam’s Erasmus Bridge

Did you know there are plans to erect a 60-meter ferris wheel next to Rotterdam's Erasmus Bridge? Not only will the 40 enclosed gondolas...

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