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That time the Dutch conquered Britain (ja, we’re serious)

You bear in mind studying concerning the Wonderful Revolution in historical past class proper? Us neither. Don’t fear, it’s not a blind spot in your schooling — however it’s how the Dutch seek advice from William of Orange’s ascension to the English throne.  They are saying that historical past is written by the victors, however […]

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A sacred plot of US soil in the Netherlands dedicated to WWII American liberators

In the US, Memorial Day honours its army personnel who’ve died whereas serving within the US Armed Forces on the final Monday in Might. Each that and Dutch Remembrance Day are held in Margraten and on the Netherlands American Cemetery. Every year on Might 4, the Dutch keep in mind the civilians and troopers who’ve […]

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Brown cafés in the Netherlands: all you need to know

Your workweek has taken its toll, you’re most likely as drained as Sisyphus continually rolling an immense boulder up a hill. However right now, you’ve got one thing to stay up for as a result of it’s Friday. The same old cozy Friday night time in that brown café on the nook. “Een biertje doen,” […]

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How America came to own a cemetery in the Netherlands

In america, Memorial Day honours its army personnel who’ve died whereas serving within the US Armed Forces on the final Monday in Could. Each that and Dutch Remembrance Day are held in Margraten and on the Netherlands American Cemetery. Annually on Could 4, the Dutch keep in mind the civilians and troopers who’ve died within […]

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It’s King Willem Alexander’s birthday — let’s do some highlights!

As a lot of the nation will likely be partying on the streets of the Netherlands, biertje in hand, while sporting garishly orange clothes, we right here on the DutchReview want to say a giant gefeliciteerd! Pleased birthday, King Willem! The loveable King, who will little doubt rejoice his massive day with grace and magnificence […]

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5 Dutch innovations combating coronavirus

You’ll have heard rumours that the Dutch are fairly progressive. What you’ve heard is true! The identical goes for his or her analysis into battling coronavirus. Whether or not it’s to do with residing a extra sustainable life or innovative expertise, the Netherlands has contributed rather a lot to the world of science for such a […]

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Student societies in the Netherlands: what you need to know

The Netherlands has an extremely wealthy scholar life, the place college students are inspired to tackle extracurricular actions. These are largely within the type of scholar associations (studentenverenigingen), typically often known as Dutch scholar societies.  For these of you contemporary off the airplane and settling into your new scholar life within the Netherlands, you could […]

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Stolen Van Gogh painting remains missing after suspect arrested

How many individuals does it take to steal a useful Van Gogh portray? Only one, apparently. A 58-year previous suspect has been arrested in relation to the latest theft of two work, one among which being an early Van Gogh.  On March 30 2020, Vincent van Gogh’s The Parsonage Backyard at Nuenen in Spring was […]

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In need of a giggle? This American comedian perfectly explains the hilarity of learning Dutch

Ever achieved a double-take when somebody yells “kijk uit!”? Or do Dutch names nonetheless tickle you? Michelle Buteau is aware of the battle.  Dutch is a superb and numerous language, however when studying to talk it, it’s exhausting to not chuckle generally. Whether or not it’s the absurdly lengthy phrases that you just’ll by no […]

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This American TikToker is sharing hella accurate truths about dating in the Netherlands (and more!)

Being from the land of cheese, clogs, and windmills, the Dutch positively have their stranger facet. Whether or not it pertains to meals or relationship, who higher to uncover them (other than us, clearly) than an American expat-TikToker?  Initially hailing from the US, Claudio moved to Utrecht two and a half years in the past. His […]

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