Is it alive? This unique art exhibition is opening its doors

TextielMuseum Goirkestraat 96, Tilburg, North Brabant, Netherlands

Looking for a unique artistic experience that will satisfy your cultural craving? Look no further than TextielMuseum's newest exhibition! The "Is it alive?" exhibition at the TextielMuseum in Tilburg showcases a unique mix of innovation, textiles, technology and art — inspired by life. What does this mean, you ask? Well, the exhibition is a unique […]

‘In Brilliant Light’: marvel at contemporary African art at this exciting new exhibit

Wereld Museum Leiden Steenstraat 1, 2312 BS Leiden

As part of its latest exhibit, 'In Brilliant Light,' Wereldmuseum Leiden provides a platform for contemporary African art — and we're very excited.  Opening its doors to the public on 21 December, Wereldmuseum Leiden's exhibit allows us to celebrate and admire the rich and diverse artwork of Africa and its diaspora. Guest-curated by Azu Nwagbogu, […]

Trick your brain into speaking Dutch with Talencoach’s Brainwash method!

Talencoach Amsterdam Keizersgracht 8, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

It's never too late to get started on your 2024 New Year's resolutions, so why not dive head-first into the Dutch language by taking a 7-day intensive course? Talencoach's week-long Brainwash course is the ideal way to get speaking Dutch in no time — through full immersion, great conversations, and lots of laughs. Here's how. […]

Cherry blossom season

Netherlands , Netherlands

It’s that time of the year again when spring has sprung and across the Netherlands, flowers have started to bloom. This includes the stunning Japanese cherry blossom trees. Fancy a nice spring photoshoot or just an extremely Instagram-worthy spot for a picnic? Head to Amsterdamse Bos where you’ll find 400 of these beautiful trees.  READ […]

Daylight Savings Time begins

Who doesn’t like an extra hour of sunshine, especially in the Netherlands? On this day, the clock jumps an hour in the middle of the night, skipping 2 AM straight to 3 AM. This gives us more light to enjoy during the day in the following spring and summer months.  READ MORE | 15 things to […]

Explore one of the Netherlands’ top international schools during this Virtual Open Day


Moving abroad is hard enough — but if you add children to the mix, you're looking at a whole new challenge: You have to find the right school for them. Finding a school that meets your child's educational needs, offers an understanding of their international background, and encourages them to grow can be difficult — […]

Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Show your skills for a chance to win a €10,000 scholarship

Nyenrode Business University Straatweg 25, Breukelen, Netherlands

If you’ve ever wondered how you’d fare in a business environment, now’s your chance with Nyenrode University’s Business Game Weekend! Nyenrode is hosting a simulation for participants to work on a business case with a real company to solve a corporate problem. Participants have the opportunity to experience what it’s like studying management by getting […]

King’s Day (Koningsdag)

Netherlands , Netherlands

Happy birthday King Willem-Alexander! The tradition of celebrating the monarch’s birthday is over 100 years old, but we’re guessing it used to be a lot more formal. Today, Koningsdag is known for the vrijmarkt (free market) which is basically a big yard sale, and oranjegekte (orange madness). When the Dutch say madness, they really mean […]

National Remembrance Day (Dodenherdenking)

Netherlands , Netherlands

Freedom is a huge part of the Dutch culture and this day pays a tribute to all those who gave their lives for it. On Dodenherdenking (Remembrance Day), a royal memorium is presented by the king and the queen at the Dam square. Another important tradition is holding a two-minute silence to commemorate the victims […]

Liberation Day (Bevrijdigingsdag)

Netherlands , Netherlands

The Dutch love their freedom and on this day, they take to the streets to celebrate it. A day full of festivals, parades, and concerts, May 5 commemorates the end of the German occupation of the Netherlands at the end of WWII. As part of the celebrations, the liberation flame is lit every year in […]

Mother’s Day (Moederdag-Bloemendag)

Netherlands , Netherlands

Did you know that in the Netherlands, Mother’s Day is associated with flowers? So much so that it used to be referred to by the name Moederdag-Bloemendag (Mother’s Day - Flower Day) in the mid-’30s. This was pushed by florists to give a seasonal boost to the flower industry. Now that’s what you call a […]

This Virtual Open Day will let you tour one of Rotterdam’s top international schools


Choosing a school for your child is an enormous responsibility — after all, you’re laying the first stepping stone for the rest of their life. But how can you set your child up for success while prioritising their unique strengths and passions? Nord Anglia International School Rotterdam (NAISR) helps you do exactly that. With 60-plus […]