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Wissink's Möl in Usselo

Windmills in the Netherlands

Did you know that there are nearly 1200 windmills in the Netherlands?
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...
University of Twente

University of Twente

Did you know that the University of Twente is the only campus university in the Netherlands? The international community of students and staff live,...
Enschede Marathon

The oldest marathon of the Netherlands

Did you know that Enschede Marathon is the oldest marathon of the Netherlands and the second oldest marathon of Europe (after Košice Peace Marathon)? Olympic...
Enschede

The first game of football in the Netherlands in 1885

Did you know that the first game of football in the Netherlands was played in Enschede in 1885? Local textile baron Jan Bernard van Heek...
Grolsch

Grolsch 400th anniversary

Did you know that Grolsch brewery was founded exactly 400 years ago today? Proost!
Heavenly Hamster

Skydiving hamster in Hengelo

Did you know that yesterday 3 kids playing in the streets of Hengelo (Overijssel) were flabbergasted when a hamster wrapped in a plastic ball...
Brandweer Twente

Modern-day Nightwatch with Twente’s fire brigade

Did you know that part of Twente's fire brigade is portrayed as Rembrandt's Nightwatch? The commander is depicted as the central figure Captain Frans...
Ootmarsum

Mysterious Easter tradition in Ootmarsum

Did you know that 'Vlöggeln' is a mysterious Easter tradition in picturesque Ootmarsum? Eight local bachelors called 'Poaskearls' ('Easter Lads') dressed in trenchcoats and fedora...
bicycle

The world’s first heated bicycle lane in Enschede

Did you know that the world's first heated bicycle lane may likely be installed in Enschede? Geo-thermal energy will be used to prevent ice...