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Delft Blue tailfins for British Airways

Did you know that Amsterdam based artist Hugo Kaagman (born 1955) designed Delft Blue tailfins for British Airways? This was part of British Airways'...
Keukenhof Express timetables, fares and bus stop locations

Keukenhof: How to get there by public transport

Take a train to Schiphol Airport, Leiden Central or Haarlem. From there you can take a direct bus to Keukenhof. The bus stops are...
Boekenweekgeschenk: Buy a book and ride the train for free on 18 March 2018

Ride the train for free on Sunday 18 March 2018

Did you know that on Sunday 18 March 2018 you can use the Dutch Book Week present ('Boekenweekgeschenk' in Dutch) as train ticket all...
BOB means 'consciously sober driver'

B.O.B. means ‘consciously sober driver’

Designated driver? In the Netherlands we call them BOB ('Bewust Onbeschonken Bestuurder' which translates into 'consciously sober driver'). BOB is a person who sets a...
Did you know that the construction of the North/South metro line in Amsterdam not only came with a lot of headaches, annoyances and delays but also turned out to be an archaeological gold mine?

Archaeological gold mine in the heart of Amsterdam

Did you know that the construction of the North/South metro line ('Noord-Zuidlijn' in Dutch) in Amsterdam not only came with a lot of headaches,...
Did you know that on average we spend about 27 days of our lives waiting for the bus or train? In case you are wondering why your train is late...

Just in case you are wondering why your train is late…

Did you know that on average we spend about 27 days of our lives waiting for the bus or train? In case you are wondering...
Did you know that as of tomorrow you need an OV chip card or ticket with QR code to open the gates at Amsterdam Central Station? For passengers with a printed or mobile ticket there are special gates with a barcode reader.

OV chip card at Amsterdam Central Station

Did you know that as of 4 December 2017 you need an OV chip card or ticket with QR code to open the gates...
Did you know that the Dutch transport about anything on their bicycles? From babies to dogs and from toilet bowls to Christmas trees.

The Dutch transport about anything on their bicycles

Did you know that the Dutch transport about anything on their bicycles? From babies to dogs and from toilet bowls to Christmas trees.

The people of Overijssel cycle more than other Dutchies

Did you know that the inhabitants of Overijssel cycle more than people in other provinces of the Netherlands? In 2016 they covered a distance of...
Did you know that today Houten was choosen as the best Bicycle City ('Fietsstad' in Dutch) in the Netherlands?

Houten: the best Bicycle City of 2018

Did you know that today Houten was choosen as the best Bicycle City ('Fietsstad' in Dutch) in the Netherlands? The election for best Bicycle City...