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Holten Canadian War Cemetery

Children light candles at Canadian War Cemetery

Did you know that every year on Christmas Eve Dutch children place burning candles on each of the graves of nearly 1400 soldiers buried...
Sjaak Rijke

Dutch hostage liberated after 3.5 years in Mali

Did you know that Dutchman Sjaak Rijke (54) will be reunited with his wife tonight after being held hostage by Al-Qaeda in Mali for...
Dunkirk 2017

Hollywood blockbuster scenes shot on IJsselmeer near Urk

Did you know that some combat scenes of the new blockbuster Dunkirk were shot on the Dutch IJsselmeer near Urk? This includes some of...
Did you know that Brazil and the Netherlands have more in common than celebrating carnival? Watch this short documentary and see what Dutchzilian Rubia has to say about differences and similarities between the Netherlands and Brazil.

Differences and similarities between the Netherlands and Brazil

Did you know that Brazil and the Netherlands have more in common than celebrating carnival? Watch this short documentary and see what Dutchzilian Rubia...
the cutest border crossing in the world

The cutest border crossing in the world

This border crossing can be found in between De Lutte in the Netherlands and Bad Bentheim in Germany. In the old days the border...
Tong Tong Fair

Tong Tong Fair: the world’s largest Eurasian fair

Did you know that the Tong Tong Fair is the largest Eurasian fair in the world? The event is held at Malieveld near The...
Argentina

We love Máxima

Did you know that the Argentinians love Queen Máxima so much that they decorate Dutch passports with a 'We Love Máxima' stamp at National Park...
Shocking Blue

Venus: the first Dutch number one hit in the USA

Did you know that Shocking Blue was the first Dutch group to score a number one hit in the USA? Not only did the...
Bali

The first person to ride a bicycle in Bali

Did you know that the first person to ride a bicycle in Bali was Dutch artist W.O.J. Nieuwenkamp? Around 1900 he traveled around the...
Amsterdam Central Station

London-Amsterdam: only 4 hours by train

Did you know that the new train service from Amsterdam and Rotterdam to London will take one hour less than the current connection via...

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