Author: Henneke

Hello, my name is Henneke and I am one of the creators/designers of this blog. Always looking for new adventures. I traveled the World and would like to travel some more. Well, that's who I am in a nutshell. Together with some friends and family, we like to show the Netherlands to the World. I hope you will enjoy our blog and persuade you to visit our lovely country. Love to see you soon in Holland.

King Willem-Alexander and his family celebrate Kingsday Better come and party with us on Kingsday next year, everybody is welcome. Get yourself some orange clothes and some orange accessories. And if you don’t have them or you don’t like orange, no problem, come as yourself. To give you an idea…

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Many Dutch people are great admirers of Hundertwasser’s work, both his paintings and his beautiful colorful buildings. Friedensreich Hundertwasser was an idealist, world-famous for his outspoken ideas against rectilinearity, and his love for colorful and organic buildings. Hundertwasser was born in Austria as Friedrich Stowasser, he lived from 1928 to…

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Kite festivals give me a huge WAAUW feeling, do you recognize this feeling? Kite festivals are awesome and so is the Kite festival on Callantsoog Beach. This is a yearly recurring festival in springtime with the most spectacular gigantic colorful breathtaking kites. Once you are on the beach of Callantsoog…

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Asparagus, in the Netherlands they are also called white gold. Why is that you may think, well it’s mainly because asparagus are so expensive! But let’s be honest, what could be more delicious than fresh asparagus. I for one love these spring vegetables, once they are in the stores, no…

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Easter, what do we actually celebrate? Easter starts with Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday, and Easter. These days they come back every year. On Monday we close the Easter weekend with Easter Monday. But what exactly are we celebrating? Easter in a nutshell Easter is a Christian feast celebrating…

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Dutch addiction nr. 1 – DROP What can we say? We all love drop. In Holland everyone loves licorice. At least, almost everyone. There are only a few Dutch people whose mouth does not start watering when they see such delicious licorice.Drop, you’ll find it in a variety of flavors…

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Stroopwafel, a Dutch delight Traditional Dutch syrup waffles are delicious, in fact you can’t stop eating them once you start, so remember this if you are thinking of baking or buying some. Beware or you will become a syrup waffles addict. What is the best way to eat a stroopwafel?…

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Fabric market Utrecht In the centre of Holland, in the city of Utrecht is a huge market, where only fabric and haberdashery are sold. This fabric market is unique in Holland and is cold “The Lapjesmarkt”. The Lapjesmarkt is located on Breedstraat in the old historic centre of Utrecht. This market is…

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Top 10 hotspots | restaurants in Amsterdam People ask me often which are the trendy places to dine and wine in Amsterdam. It remains difficult to answer this question as there are a huge number of trendy places to go to. So I change this blog often as these trends…

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Kroket and bitterbal, a typical Dutch snack A nice croquette or so we say in Dutch” een lekker kroketje that is what we say when we fancy a kroket. If you need a boost or feel like something spicy then it is time for a croquette or portion bitterballen. A croquette…

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