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Practicing Dutch from Home Posted by on Apr 8, 2020

Next week, those of us living in the Netherlands and Belgium will reach the 1 month mark of social distancing. Although Belgium and the Netherlands have taken different approaches, the idea of limiting social interaction to flatten the curve is at the core of each strategy. For those of us learning a language, social distancing…

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Valentine’s Day Survival Guide for the Netherlands Posted by on Feb 14, 2018

Although Valentine’s Day isn’t as big in the Netherlands as it is in the U.S., every year, there are more and more activities to celebrate. Whether this is because of the diverse expat community or because the Dutch are just simply catching on to this, the truth is that Valentine’s Day is making an appearance…

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The Dutch Museumnacht Posted by on Nov 7, 2016

If you wander through a museum, you will agree with me: there are not that many young people most of the time. It is the same in the Netherlands, where museums try hard to get young people interested to go to museums – and they come up with some interesting initiatives. Een uitverkochte nacht A…

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Get Yourself a Museumkaart and Explore the Museums of the Netherlands Posted by on Aug 4, 2011

Visit Over 400 Museums and Castles in the Netherlands for Less Than €45 Imagine stopping in your tracks, intimidated by a roomful of oversized ceremonial masks belonging to the Oceania tribes.  Perhaps later you will attempt to avoid bumping your head while you explore below deck, the 1868 moored naval ship, De Buffel.  Or maybe…

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