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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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08 Best Halal Restaurants In Utrecht

08 Best Halal Restaurants In Utrecht

Utrecht, known for its rich history and vibrant culture, is home to many halal restaurants that cater to diverse tastes. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, we’re here to help you find the best halal dining spots in this…

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10 Best Turkish Restaurants In Maastricht

Someone once said, “When in Maastricht, eat like the locals do.” And if there’s one thing locals love, it’s good Turkish food. Savory kebabs and grilled meats are a staple of Maastricht’s street food scene. With so many options, where…

09 Best Bars In Maastricht

09 Best Bars In Maastricht

Maastricht is a captivating city known for its rich history and mix of cultures. Among its many attractions is a lively nightlife scene, where bars and pubs invite visitors with their unique atmospheres and offerings. Stay tuned as we explore…

17 Best Tourists Attractions & Thing To Do In…

17 Best Tourists Attractions & Thing To Do In…

In the southern part of the Netherlands, between Belgium and Germany, you’ll find the enchanting city of Maastricht. This historic place has a mix of cultures, with old streets, beautiful buildings, and a lively atmosphere. Whether you love history, art,…

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10 Best Dutch Cities In The Netherlands

The Netherlands is a standout destination in Europe, inviting travelers with its rich history, heritage, and culture. You can explore vast flower fields, iconic windmills, scenic canals, and impressive architecture, offering a diverse range of experiences for all types of…

Why Visit Maastricht? 9 Best Reasons

Why Visit Maastricht? 9 Best Reasons

Maastricht is a city that enchants visitors with its mix of Dutch, Belgian, and German influences. Located in Limburg, it invites travelers to explore its history, architecture, and food. Now let’s explore its  cobblestone streets and see why Maastricht is…

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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…

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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