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Get Into the Orange Party Spirit Posted by on Apr 14, 2011

Photo Credit: Holland.com

Queen’s Day – the once a year event where everyone covers their immediate surroundings (including themselves) in orange, drags out their unwanted possessions to sell at the free market and for many, consumes large amounts of alcohol.  If you aren’t able to catch a flight to the Netherlands and live in the United Kingdom, then…

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Carnaval: 24-hour party people Posted by on Mar 6, 2011

I will continue to “rep” Limburg this week and treat you all to a little taste of the Carnaval festivities that tear up Maastricht (and the surrounding area) every year for the few days before Lent.  And when I say tear up, I do not joke.  People from all over the Netherlands come to the…

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