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10 Reasons Why You Should Put Groningen, the Netherlands on Your Radar

You might be thinking “Groningen?” Where in the h-e-double-hockey-sticks is that?” Like you, I also had no idea where Groningen was, and knew even less about what it was like there. 1,696 more words

Travel Blog

The Hunger in Plain View by Ester Naomi Perquin

Winter

Let this winter pass into another winter.
No more stately brooding. No bluebird’s eggs.
No driven mating or well-built nests.
I want the frost to blast the ground forever… 868 more words

Can we reunite Dilara with the British ginger stallion she met on a night out in Amsterdam?

It’s Christmas time and we’re feeling quite festive and, clearly so are you – because we have received more than the usual number of emails this week from people who want to be reunited with lost loves, or just people with whom they connected, then let go. 488 more words

UK

5 Things You Didn't Know about the Netherlands... Or is it Holland?

When I say Amsterdam, what thoughts or images come to mind? The smoke shops or red light districts? I think of tulips and bikes and wooden shoes! 297 more words

Travel

Operation Oyster-The Bombing of Philips Eindhoven

Operation OYSTER, the daylight attack on the Philips radio and valve works at Emmasingel, Eindhoven, Holland, by No. 2 Group. Low-level oblique photograph showing incendiary bombs dropped by Lockheed Venturas bursting on the roof of the Emmasingel lamp and valve factory. 701 more words

History

Sinterklass Day

For most children in The Netherlands and Belgium, the most important day during December is the 5th, when Sinterklaas (St. Nicholas) brings them their presents.  St. 122 more words

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