The Netherlands

ID&T’s Amaze – a Must See in Amsterdam

2nd November 2021

Amaze Amsterdam, ID&T’s latest immersice experience is an emotional rollercoaster that brings visitors face-to-face with a labyrinth of stages specifically created to push their limits. With 3,000 square metres of audiovisual technology set up over 7 stages, Amaze offers its ticket holders a ‘journey from head to heart’ over the course of an hour. It’s […]

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A trip to Zeeland

31st August 2021

Hello! Wow, it’s been a while hasn’t it. I hope you’re all doing well, and that your days look somewhat freer now the clutches of Covid aren’t quite as strong. My last post was literally all about the Dutch Covid rules becoming stricter, but that was back in January, and since then, they’ve eased up […]

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The Netherland’s Covid Rules Get Stricter

20th January 2021

Uh-oh, The Dutch government just made their Covid rules even stricter. Hey guys, I realise that this isn’t my normal kinda post, and actually, I’ve said precisely nothing about how the Netherlands is dealing with Covid on this blog thus far, but hey, looks like we’re gonna be stuck here for a lot longer than […]

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Dutch Birthday Traditions

7th January 2021

Hello! Happy New Year lovely readers – I hope you managed to make 2020’s festive period, well, festive. With New Year well and truly upon us, I thought I’d give a little insight into something else with a celebratory edge: Dutch birthday traditions. Want a full run down of the who, what, when, where and […]

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Discovering Utrecht’s Glorious Street Art

25th September 2020

For me, there’s nothing quite like stumbling upon a colourful mural in the middle of the city. It’s like being in a huge, free open air museum that you can go back and visit whenever you please. I’m always on the lookout. I knew Utrecht was going to be a good spot to discover some […]

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Dr Watson: Leeuwarden’s secret speakeasy

10th July 2020

So apparently there’s a top secret speakeasy bar in the centre of the capital of Friesland, Leeuwarden. I say ‘apparently’, because I’ve never seen or heard of it before in my life. Just a few days ago though, my schoonmem came to visit with a very interesting package: a make your own cocktail set with […]

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5 of the most popular Dutch sauces

3rd July 2020

If you read my last blog post, you’ll know exactly which Dutch snacks you need to get your hands on the next time you’re in the Netherlands. You may also remember how much sauce the Dutch like to smother their food in. Today I’m going to be telling you exactly which sauces top the list […]

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Dutch snacks everyone needs to know about

29th June 2020

The Dutch aren’t known for their cuisine. In fact, some might say that the Dutch completely lack any culinary prowess. Well, I’m here to tell you that it just ain’t so. The Dutch have amazing deep-fried snacks. They’re the perfect addition to an evening of beer and merriment, with the merriment only slightly waning when […]

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