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Everything You Didn’t Know About Dutch Breakfast!

Everything You Didn’t Know About Dutch Breakfast!

A grilled cheese toastie with some decadent Gouda cheese. A warm Dutch pancake with apple and Bacon, topped with the…

10 Stunning Villages and Towns Near Amsterdam You Should Visit

10 Stunning Villages and Towns Near Amsterdam You Should Visit

Some things about Amsterdam make it unlike anywhere else in the world – its beautiful architecture, gorgeous canals, and impressive…

How does the Netherlands live below sea Level?

How does the Netherlands live below sea Level?

Did you know that the Netherlands is located below sea level? You might be wondering how it is possible that…

Amsterdam’s Unique Architecture

Amsterdam’s Unique Architecture

When you think of Amsterdam, chances are the first thing to pop into your head is the rows of crooked…

The history behind the Red Light District in Amsterdam

The history behind the Red Light District in Amsterdam

A wave of tourists staring at women in lingerie behind red-lit windows. If that’s the first thing that comes to…

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5 Of Holland’s Top Traditions

5 Of Holland’s Top Traditions

Almost every country and especially cultures have its own traditions. The Netherlands is not to be excluded from this list as we have some unique ones of our own. The traditions are all a part of what makes The Netherlands…

Dutch Fashion Through The Years- Complete Dutch Fashion Guide

Dutch Fashion Through The Years- Complete Dutch Fashion Guide

Old traditions die hard, with the exception of traditional Dutch fashion: A little while ago we wrote an article about the typical traditions of the Dutch. Here we already briefly discovered where the wooden shoes originate from, but imagine what…

Dutch History 101 – The 16th Century and the…

Dutch History 101 – The 16th Century and the…

We’re happy to announce that we will be covering different periods of Dutch history as part of a monthly series! And our series begins with the 16th century, a periodof great change and transformation in the Netherlands. Dutch people truly…

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Everything You Didn’t Know About Dutch Breakfast!

A grilled cheese toastie with some decadent Gouda cheese. A warm Dutch pancake with apple and Bacon, topped with the Dutch Stroop. This – and more – is what a typical Dutch breakfast is about! Called ‘ontbijt’ in Dutch, the…

Everything You Need To Know Before Your Trip to…

Everything You Need To Know Before Your Trip to…

The Gouda cheese market has a rich history that dates back centuries. Gouda cheese itself originated in the town of Gouda in the Netherlands, where it gained popularity due to its exceptional taste and quality.  The market played a vital…

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How does the Netherlands live below sea Level?

Did you know that the Netherlands is located below sea level? You might be wondering how it is possible that you can still see land instead of only water. This is not a weird thought. I asked myself the same…

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Exploring Maastricht at Night: The 06 Best Nightshops

Planning to experience Maastricht’s lively nightlife? Checkout our guide to the city’s top nightshops, where locals and visitors alike indulge in late-night snacks, beverages, and essentials. Whether you prefer a cozy atmosphere or a lively environment, find the perfect spots…

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The Top 07 Vlaai Spots You Can’t Miss in…

In Maastricht, a city in the southernmost part of the Netherlands, there’s an old tradition of making Limburgse vlaai, a delicious pie with a rich history. Loved by locals and visitors alike, you can find this regional delicacy in cozy…

Why netherlands is flat

Why The Netherlands Is So Flat Detailed Answer

Flower fields in the Netherlands seen from above. The Netherlands is known for being incredibly flat, which often sparks the curiosity of travelers. Instead of hills or mountains, the land of The Netherlands is mostly wide and flat. This unique…

Maastricht Red Light District- All You Need to Know

Maastricht Red Light District- All You Need to Know

Amsterdam’s red-light district at night. Maastricht has a different approach when it comes to the controversial topic of red light districts. Unlike Amsterdam, renowned for its infamous De Wallen area, Maastricht has chosen a path that reflects its unique cultural…

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Is Zaanse Schans Worth Visiting?

Zaanse Schans village, Netherlands. Dutch windmill and traditional house at sunrise. Are you planning a trip to the Netherlands and wondering if Zaanse Schans is worth visiting? Well, the answer is a resounding yes! This picturesque village near Amsterdam offers…

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Exploring Maastricht’s Vintage Shops

If you love searching through thrift and vintage shops, Maastricht has some great stores for you. You can discover unique clothing pieces and lovely decorations for your home. Let’s take a look at a few of these shops: 1. Kringloop…

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7 Best Indoor & Outdoor Swimming Pools In Maastricht

Whether you love swimming indoors or basking in the sun outdoors, Maastricht has something for everyone. Dive into this detailed guide to the city’s best swimming pools, where each one guarantees a memorable and enjoyable experience. Best Indoor Swimming Pools…

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9 Best Swimming Pools in The Hague

When it comes to recreational activities, nothing quite compares to the fun of swimming. Whether you are a local or a tourist in The Hague, you’ll find plenty of great places to take a dip. This guide will show you…

Everything there is to know about the Netherlands

Welcome to AboutNL

AboutNL was founded by travel enthusiasts from the Netherlands who understand how useful it is to get some insights and advice about an unknown place that you are planning on visiting. We have lived in many places in and outside of The Netherlands and are more than confident that we can help you make the most out of your trip!

That is why we have created one page where you can find all the important and useful information.

Is there anything missing or do you have any travel-related questions about the Netherlands? Feel free to reach out and we will do our best to help!

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