Netherlands

Ikea finds way around junk mail objectors with PostNL help

Photo: Depositphotos.com<p>Ikea is working with PostNL to deliver its catalogues to as many people as possible, including those who don’t want junk mail …

European News

These are the world’s most frustrating tourist attractions

Escape<p><b>Paris, London, Rome, New York ... They’re dream destinations, but tourists face an unfortunate reality when they get there — queues of up to</b> …

Van Gogh Museum

BRIEF-CAPREIT to buy portfolio of three apartment properties in the Netherlands

Aug 18 (Reuters) - Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust CAR_u.TO :<p>* Entered into a binding agreement of purchase and sale to …

Real Estate

Get a Cheese Fix or Hit the Beach? 4 Best Amsterdam Day Trips

The Netherlands is a tiny country that’s extraordinarily well-connected by efficient and affordable public transportation. And after you’ve explored …

Utrecht

Historic Amsterdam park gets new life with a funky climbing "blob"

Design and engineering firm Carve breathed new life into one of Amsterdam’s oldest parks with a playful new blob-like playground design. The …

Amsterdam

Vinales warns Yamaha against making further MotoGP chassis changes

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>Maverick Vinales believes a further change of chassis is not the Yamaha MotoGP squad's …

Motorcycles

Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Sjostrom Strikes Back In Eindhoven

<i>Disclaimer: BlueSeventy Swim of the Week is not meant to be a conclusive selection of the best overall swim of the week, but rather one Featured Swim</i> …

Swimming

How to See a City When You Have No Time

We asked road warriors how to make the most of limited free time on a layover or business trip.<p>Maybe you have a five-hour layover—just long enough to leave the airport, find somewhere to eat, and race back to catch your connecting flight. Maybe you’re traveling on business, trying to muster energy …

Van Gogh Museum

12 Reasons Everyone Should Visit the Netherlands at Least Once

According to U.N. statistics, the Netherlands is the 6th happiest nation on Earth | © pixbay<p>By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of …

Europe

Dumping Venezuela's debt may just be a start for ethical bond buying

LONDON (Reuters) - Venezuela's crackdown on opponents of President Nicolas Maduro has made its government bonds too toxic for some investors but also …

Rotterdam

Exploring Amsterdam's Cozy "Brown'"Cafés

One of the most progressive cities in Europe, Amsterdam is home to some of the most legendary nightlife on the continent. But sometimes all you want …

Europe

This New Mercer Amsterdam Sneaker is Inspired By Your Favourite ‘90s Trends

<b>Brand:</b> Mercer Amsterdam<p><b>Model:</b> W3RD (pronounced weird)<p><b>Key Features:</b> A lightweight BLOWTECH outsole and a gel-layered insole support a chunky shape and …

Sneakers

Ducati can be competitive at every MotoGP circuit, says Dovizioso

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>MotoGP points leader Andrea Dovizioso believes Ducati can now be competitive at every …

Motorcycles

Deported mother was 'told repeatedly' she would have to go: minister

Photo: Regering.nl<p>The Armenian woman deported on Monday without her children, who are in hiding in the Netherlands, had been told since 2009 that she …

European News

Body of Dutchman missing in Turkey is found, mystery deepens

Search and rescue team members carrying Hoffman’s body. Photo: Huseyin Haskan / Anadolu Agency via HH<p>The body of a young Dutchman, reported missing …

European News

The Netherlands deports mother as children, 11 and 12, go into hiding

Children protesting about the deportations on Friday. Photo: Phil Nijhuis via HH<p>Two children who have lived in the Netherlands for nine years but …

European News

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Leeuwarden, the Netherlands, 1603.

'Billions needed every year for big city public transport'

Maurice Unck, newly appointed director of the Rotterdam public transport operator RET, says the Netherlands needs to spend at least €1bn a year …

Rotterdam

A Journey Through Eindhoven

Paris. Berlin. London. Rome. No matter whether you’re a local or visiting, Europe is almost always associated with its big cities—these international …

Europe

Company bike rules are complicated and unworkable: Bovag

Photo: DutchNews.nl<p>The next government needs to reform the rules surrounding company bicycles which are complex and unworkable, motoring organisation …

European News

Dutch households pick up 65% of the environmental tax bill

Photo: Depositphotos.com<p>Dutch households are paying an increasingly large share of the total environmental tax bill, the national statistics office …

European News

Belmonte Blasts New Short Course 400 IM World Record In Eindhoven

By Loretta Race on SwimSwam FINA WORLD CUP – EINDHOVEN• Friday, August 11th & Saturday, August 12th<br>• Pieter van den Hoogenband Swimming Stadium, …

Olympics

The Space-Age Camping Huts of Amsterdam

Camping is usually all about the location, but if you find yourself in Amsterdam this month you might get to experience a unique campsite that’s less …

Amsterdam

Dutch port cities increasingly struggle with Albanian stowaways: report

Dutch harbors with ferries to England are increasingly faced with Albanians trying to secretly cross to the United Kingdom, according to the …

Europe

Amsterdam housing agency says 'western cooking only'

Photo: Depositphotos.com<p>A housing agency in Amsterdam has said it will only rent out two of its apartments if the tenant cooks ‘western’ food, NOS …

European News

20 epic photos of Dekmantel that will transport you back to Amsterdam

Please take us back, real life isn't as fun

Amsterdam

Again! Sjostrom Takes SCM 100 Freestyle World Record Down To 50.58

By Loretta Race on SwimSwam FINA WORLD CUP – EINDHOVEN• Friday, August 11th & Saturday, August 12th<br>• Pieter van den Hoogenband Swimming Stadium, …

Olympics

Netherlands opens world’s largest bike parking garage

The space can hold 6,000 bikes and will be expanded to accommodate another 6,500 bikes<p>In the Netherlands, where bicycles outnumber citizens, bike parking is serious business. The country just opened the first phase of what will soon become the world’s largest bike parking garage—a …

Cycling

Van Gogh’s Sunflowers reunited online in live relay

Vincent Van Gogh painted five of his most famous works, the <i>Sunflower</i> series, from August 1888 to January 1889 when he was living in Arles in the …

Van Gogh Museum

Executives arrested in the Netherlands as eggs scandal widens

Dutch police on Thursday arrested two company directors suspected of playing a significant role in a sprawling international scandal involving …

European News