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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. Here are the top 10 most popular Dutch foods, together with Dutch recipes for you try at home.
Here is a list of Dutch public holidays (Nationale feestdagen) in 2016, plus other important dates such as school holidays, Mother's and Father's days, and daylight saving.
The newcomer to the Netherlands will be forgiven for not knowing what to expect about Dutch culture, after tales of windmills, clogs, dikes and tulips. Expatica offers a whistle-stop tour.
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.
Dutch festivals celebrate everything from life to flowers to music. This guide gives you a taste of the top Dutch festivals to see in 2016.
For those spending their first Christmas in the Netherlands, or even for more seasoned expats, here is our guide to celebrating the festive season, Dutch–style.
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.
A wide array of organisations assists people with special needs in the Netherlands, from transport to education to holidays.
Are the Dutch really flexible and direct? For those living in the Netherlands, we take a look at Dutch attitudes to work, family life and time management to ease integration.
The Dutch social security system is one of the most comprehensive in Europe but access to the Dutch welfare system is becoming more restrictive.