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Valentijnsdag: Love The Dutch Way Posted by on Feb 14, 2020

Valentine’s Day – a day for love… Also in the Netherlands. But how did we get here? And how do we celebrate it? Let’s explore! Valentijnsdag in the Netherlands While it’s known that Valentijnsdag (Valentine’s Day) is named after some Sint Valentijn (Saint Valentine), it’s not really clear which one. There are different stories about the man who was…

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Practice Your Dutch with These Romantic Movies Posted by on Feb 5, 2020

February is here and love is all around! The stores are filled with heart shaped candies, flowers, and all sorts of romantic cards. If you and your loved one both speak Dutch or if you are in the mood for a gezellig evening at home, in this post, I will recommend a few romantic Dutch movies you…

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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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How to Say “I Love You” in Dutch Posted by on Feb 14, 2012

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Ah, Valentine’s Day (Valentijnsdag). That day of the year that means so many different things to different people. Whether you love it or hate it, it is a good day to talk a bit about love in the Dutch language. A really good post about the topic is an earlier post entitled, Words of Love…

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