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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 some Dutch grocery stores offer a free piece of fruit for children? While the parents do their shopping, the kids have something healthy to munch on.

Free fruit for kids in Dutch supermarkets

Did you know that some Dutch grocery stores like AH and Lidl offer a free piece of fruit for children?While the parents do their...
funfair kermis Amsterdam

Funfair in the heart of Amsterdam

Click here for a list of funfairs in Amsterdam in 2018 Did you know that a travelling funfair ('kermis in Dutch') pitches up twice a...
Did you know that given its extreme fragility, the magnificent Japanese Garden in The Hague is only open a few weeks in spring and autumn? The crown jewel of the Clingendael estate can be visited this autumn from 14 to 29 October 10.00-16.00. Free entrance!

Japanse Garden: Autumn splendor in The Hague

Did you know that given its extreme fragility, the magnificent Japanese Garden in The Hague is only open a few weeks in spring and...
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...
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 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...
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...
Zundert flower parade

The world’s largest flower parade in Zundert

Did you know that tomorrow a massive crowd lines the streets of Zundert to watch the world's largest flower parade?The amazing floats, up to...
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...

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