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All you need to know about Dutch herring

The Dutch herring ‘Hollandse Nieuwe’ is available again! This herring is the first fresh Dutch herring of the season, ready to eat. But why is it so special?

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5 things you need to know when you’re moving to South Korea

Whether you’re just going on a holiday or actually start living there, it’s always good to be prepared. Here are a few facts you should know when you’re moving to South Korea. Blood type In South Korea they think the blood type contributes to a person’s personality. They also look at blood types to see

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Dutch children are the happiest in the world

How to raise a child? An Unicef research says that you should do as the Dutch do. Because they raise the happiest children. The Dutch way Two expat moms living in Holland, Rina Mae Acosta and Michele Hutchison, looked at the Dutch way of parenting and compared it to their own childhood. Writing down those

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Street food ban in Bangkok

The city that’s famous for its street food has to stop selling it. The Junta, which ended democracy in Thailand in 2014, wants to relegate street food because they think it’s not hygienic. Only at backpackers paradise Koh San Road and in China Town street food can still be sold. Meat on a stick Critics

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More international students than ever in Holland

There are 112.000 international students currently studying in Holland. That’s more than ever before. But the Dutch aren’t that easy to become friends with, so they say. FRIENDS Dutch news site NOS.nl wrote an article about this topic, and questions openly if the Dutch students and the internationals are getting along. ‘It’s hard to become

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How to celebrate Easter in Holland

HOW DO THE DUTCH CELEBRATE EASTER? At the 16th and 17th of April we celebrate Easter in Holland. It’s a Christian holiday, and you’ll get a day off because the second day of Easter is on a Monday. Here are a few things you should know about Easter in Holland, because the Dutch Easter might

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