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Did you know that the Wadden Islands are not the only place in the Netherlands where you can go mudflat walking? The Sophia Polder is a relatively new nature reserve near Dordrecht in South Holland. At low tide the polder is dry and is perfect for rugged mudflat hiking trips.

Mudflat walking in South Holland

Did you know that the Wadden Islands are not the only place in the Netherlands where you can go mudflat walking? The Sophia Polder is...
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Cherry blossom trees in Amsterdamse Bos

Did you know that Amsterdamse Bos is home to an orchard with 400 beautiful cherry blossom trees? Half of the trees have a Dutch...
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Frisian tradition: finding peewit eggs

Did you know that it is a Frisian tradition to offer the first found lapwing egg to the Queen's Commissioner of Friesland? The northern...
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Visit the Dutch Wadden Islands

Did you know that 1.3 milion tourists each year find their way to the Dutch Wadden Sea Islands Texel, Terschelling, Vlieland, Ameland and Schiermonnikoog?...
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Island hopping in the Netherlands

Did you know that you can go island hopping in the Netherlands? From May to September all 5 Dutch islands of the Wadden Sea...
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Dog tax

Did you know that all dog owners in the Netherlands have to pay dog tax? The amount is set by the municipality and additional...
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Cats and dogs in the Netherlands

Did you know there are around 3.6 million cats and 2.1 million dogs in the Netherlands? Statics show that one out of two households in...
Stayokay Dordrecht Biesbosch

Stayokay Dordrecht: a great night’s sleep in freshwater tidal wetlands

The recently renovated Stayokay Dordrecht is located on the outskirts of the oldest city of the Netherlands, and on the edge of The Biesbosch...
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The magical properties of fever trees

Did you know that the illness will disappear if you hang a piece of clothing from someone who is ill is on a 'koortsboom'...
lion cub Artis Zoo

Lion cub born in Artis Zoo in Amsterdam

Did you know that last Saturday lioness Ti-Cuna gave birth to the first lion cub in Artis Zoo in Amsterdam since 6 years? Ti-Cuna...