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Kerwin Duinmeijer

Kerwin Duinmeijer memorial

Today marks the 34th anniversary of Kerwin Duinmeijer's death, a 15-year old Antillean boy who was stabbed by a teenage skinhead in the center...
The Hitman's Bodyguard

Samuel L. Jackson blasting through Amsterdam’s canals

Did you know that Amsterdam is pretty peaceful as long as Samuel L. Jackson is not being chased at high speed by henchmen of...
Amsterdam

Amsterdam beats Venice in the number of bridges

Did you know that Amsterdam surpasses the amount of bridges in Venice considerably? There are 409 bridges crossing Venice's canals while Amsterdam has over 1,500...
Schiphol peak days

Schiphol peak days

Did you know that this summer every day an average of more than 200,000 passengers travel through Amsterdam Airport Schiphol? To beat the long queues,...
Marken

Vibrant fishing villages

Did you know that Marken, Urk and Schokland used to be islands in the former Zuiderzee? Although the islands no longer exist, the traditional fishing...
Sail Den Helder

Sail 2017 Den Helder

Did you know that some of the world's most beautiful tall ships will moor in the port of Den Helder from today till Sunday...
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...
Haarlem hofjes

Almshouses in Haarlem

Did you know that Haarlem is famous for its many charming 'hofjes'? These are almshouses set around a central courtyard build by the rich,...
Texel

Texel originally made up of two islands

Did you know that Texel was originally made up of two islands? The islands Texel and Eierland were connected by shoals until they were...
orchard

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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