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Did you know that the historic Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam hosts a two day chocolate festival on 24 and 25 February? Sample fine chocolate, discover new flavors and learn about the process from cocoa bean to chocolate bar.

Chocolate festival in the heart of Amsterdam

Did you know that the taste of chocolate varies depends on where the cocoa comes from, just like cheese and wine? You can learn...
Did you know that Tulipani is a comedy drama about a farmer from the Dutch province of Zeeland who lost his farm during the catastrophic 1953 floods? In just 5 days he cycles all the way to Italy to start a new life. When he miraculously succeeds to grow tulips in the scorching heat of southern Italy, he becomes a local hero.... and then suddely disappears.

Tulipani: Dutch farmer grows tulips in Italy

Did you know that Tulipani: Love, Honour and a Bicycle is a comedy drama about Gauke, a farmer from the Dutch province of Zeeland...
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 Miffy

Nijntje a.k.a. Miffy

Did you know that Miffy ('Nijntje' in Dutch) was created in 1955 when graphic artist Dick Bruna drew cartoons for his 1-year old son...
Sinterklaas

The arrival of Sinterklaas

Did you know that this weekend Sinterklaas will arrive in the Netherlands on his steamboat, packed to the rim with gifts? According to tradition Sinterklaas...
giant pandas

Panda mania

Did you know that giant pandas Wu Wen and Xing Ya will be arriving at Schiphol Airport tonight? After 16 years of negotiations and...
Openluchtmuseum Arnhem

Open Air Museum in Arnhem

Did you know you can visit ancient houses, farms and mills from every province at the Netherlands Open Air Museum in Arnhem? Costumed actors...
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...
Soesterduinen

Natural sand dunes far away from the beach

Did you know that you can hike natural dunes in the middle of the Netherlands, about 60km away from the sea? The open sand flats...
Pieterburen

Seal Rehabilitation Center in Pieterburen

Did you know that the village of Pieterburen is famous for its Seal Rehabilitation Center? Since 1971 Lenie van 't Hart and her crew...

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