A Quick Guide To Nijmegen

The quaint little town of Nijmegen is one of the oldest places nestled away in The Netherlands. Seated on the Waal River and close to the German Border, this catholic university town is home to over 15 000 students. If you’re looking for more information on this little Dutch town, you’ve come to the right place! […]

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Adventuring in The Netherlands: Back to the Beginning

  If there’s one thing I’ll never regret in this lifetime, it’s travelling. Often, it’s easy to forget what the world still has to offer among daily obstacles and whilst the dwellings of everyday life can be somewhat draining and monotonous, I’ve always found travelling, or even the idea of it, to be somewhat refreshing […]

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Visiting Kinderdijk: Six Things to See and Do

When you think of The Netherlands, there are a few iconic symbols that come to mind: tulips, cheese and windmills. Whilst a great portion of The Netherlands is already below sea level you don’t really realize this when wandering around the quaint towns because the Dutch have long since mastered their battle with the sea. […]

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20 Things You Need To Know Before Visiting The Netherlands

So you’ve booked a trip to the land of tulips, canals and windmills but you are just a little unsure of what to expect upon arrival. To make your trip all the more pleasant here are 15 things you need to know before visiting The Netherlands. HOLLAND AND THE NETHERLANDS ARE NOT THE SAME I’m […]

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Five Things to do in Deventer

Deventer is a beautiful Dutch town located on the east bank of the river Ijssel. With a population of just over 100 000, the charm and personality in this quaint little place has been preserved for over hundreds of years. Home to some of the countries oldest brick houses, parks and academic libraries, the heritage […]

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The Dickens Festival: Deventer

After finding Deventer on a random city hopping day and hearing about the mysterious Dickens Festival that would be happening in the upcoming weeks, we knew that we had to come back to this beautiful town. So on the 18th day of December, cold and close to snow, we merrily made our way back, completely […]

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A Tale of Two Cities: Finding Deventer

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it […]

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Ten Things to do in Nijmegen

Nijmegen is one of the oldest cities in The Netherlands. It has been around for over 2000 years and is located fairly close to the German border. Of course, The Netherlands is well known for its pubs and cheese but there is so much more to do in the quaint little towns located outside the capital. […]

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Ten Quaint Dutch Towns You Should Visit

When visiting The Netherlands, most people head straight for Amsterdam… and with good reason too. There’s always something to do in such a big city – endless shopping, little cafes, coffee shops, the red light district, museums and churches – so it’s easy to forget about the surrounding quaint little Dutch towns. On my six month […]

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