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Did you know that it is easy peasy for the Dutch police to spot houses where cannabis is cultivated? Snow will melt because of heat lamps used to nurture the plants.

Police busts cannabis growers from the lack of snow on their roofs

Did you know that it is easy peasy for the Dutch police to spot houses where cannabis is cultivated? Snow will melt because of heat...
Did you know that due to the shortage of student accommodation in the Netherlands, fully self-contained shipping containers have been installed at several university cities? Each unit has its own kitchenette, toilet and tiny bathroom.

Shipping containers transformed into student homes

Did you know that due to the shortage of student accommodation in the Netherlands, fully self-contained shipping containers have been installed at several university...
Dutchphobia

Do you suffer from Dutchphobia?

Did you know that there is such a thing as Dutchphobia? Dutchphobia Dutchphobia is the irrational and abnormal fear of the Netherlands, the Dutch people and...
Wadlopen

The Netherlands is so small

Did you know that the Netherlands is so small that you can wake up in the morning on the IJsselmeer coast, then go hiking...
Nijntje Miffy

Dick Bruna 1927-2017

Did you know that Dick Bruna, the creator of Miffy ('Nijntje' in Dutch), passed away peacefully in his sleep last night? Millions of children across...
windmills Kinderdijk

Many Dutch landmarks are related to water

Did you know that almost all Dutch landmarks on UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites are related to water? The Netherlands has a long...
community service

Community service for young first offenders

Did you know that in the Netherlands young first offenders of minor crimes such as shoplifting or fireworks nuisance are often referred to Bureau...

Canals, rivers and lakes in the Netherlands

Did you know that the Netherlands has around 4500km of navigable canals, rivers and lakes that are deep and wide enough for vessels to...
The Netherlands

The Netherlands is a small country

The Netherlands is a small country with a size of 41,848 km2. The distance from north to south measures 300km and from east to...
ISS

The Netherlands as seen from space

Did you know that astronaut Jeff Williams took an awesome photo of the Netherlands all the way from the International Space Station? 

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