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Is the Netherlands truly the land of clogs, tulips and windmills? Why shouldn't you call it Holland, anyway? Test your Dutch knowledge with these top 30 facts.
There's much more to Dutch food than raw herring and smashed potatoes. Here are the top 10 most popular Dutch foods, together with top Dutch recipes for you to try at home a different cuisine.
Here is a list of Dutch national holidays (Nationale feestdagen) in 2017, plus other important Dutch holidays such as school vacation, Mother's and Father's day and daylight saving.
The newcomer will be forgiven for not knowing what to expect about the Netherlands, after tales of windmills, clogs, dikes and tulips. Expatica offers a whistle-stop tour about the Netherlands.
You've probably used a Dutch invention in your life without realising it. Here are some of the best inventions to thank Dutch inventors for.
Your car will not last your lifetime. It will either wear out—a good reason to sell before it completely loses value—or it no longer suits the lifestyle you lead as an expat in the Netherlands.
The Netherlands' festivals celebrate everything from life to tulips to Dutch music festivals, with glorious Dutch celebrations to experience. This guide to gives you a taste of the top Dutch festivals to see in 2017, including the best festivals in Amsterdam.
Foreign workers are obliged to pay social security in the Netherlands but what Dutch social security benefits can you claim – without affecting your Dutch residency?
Your ultimate guide to a jolly Dutch Christmas: here we explain Dutch Christmas traditions, Dutch Christmas songs, winter activities and all the Dutch Christmas food to try during Christmas in the Netherlands.
Need to contact the police, doctor or gas company urgently? Here is a list of essential numbers and websites for emergencies and other issues in the Netherlands.
Most countries with royalty celebrate their monarch's birthday with pomp and ceremony. The Dutch, in contrast, hold a giant open-air market to celebrate 'Koningsdag' and paint the town orange.
The Dutch can be credited to many more inventions than Gouda and Edam yellow cheese wheels and 'Big Brother'.
Here is a basic guide to trains, buses, trams, airports and taxis in the Netherlands, including information for those with special needs.
All you need to know about driving in the Netherlands, from exchanging your driver's licence to car registration and parking.