Get those helmets and seat belts on! The Netherlands ranks low in road safety in Europe

The Netherlands has dropped seven whole places in the ranking for road safety in Europe since 2010. They were ranked fourth in 2010 for their successful approach, as RTL Nieuws puts it, but has dropped to the eleventh position in 2018.  It is one of the three countries in Europe to have an increased number […]

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The new Rhenus warehouse in Tilburg might be the most sustainable building in the world!

Tilburg: a city that keeps on giving! This city in the Netherlands seems like the prime spot for architectural innovations which frequently pushes the limits of sustainable building. We have the LocHal, a re-purposed locomotive hall which is now one of the top four libraries in the world; a completely solar-powered bus station; and now, […]

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7 Things About The Hague That You Didn’t Know!

Ah, The Hague. The international city of peace and justice, the home of many international institutions and, of course, the seat of the Dutch government. Already falling asleep? Us too. Here are seven things about The Hague that you (probably) don’t know! Nobody knows if it’s a university city by now or not According to […]

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How to donate clothes, furniture and other stuff in the Netherlands

How do you donate clothes, furniture, and other stuff around your house in the Netherlands? Can you give all these things to charity shops or second hand stores? And what on earth is a kringloop? We’ve all been there: hit by an irresistible urge to spring clean (possibly to procrastinate something more important) that results in an immense […]

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Why are there no public toilets in the Netherlands?

It’s the moment we all dread in the Netherlands: needing to use the loo when you’re out and about. Why are there no public toilets in the Netherlands? Why do you have to pay to use the loo in Holland? DutchReview investigates.  Picture this: you’re relaxing with your friends in the city, wandering from shop to […]

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6 Dutch innovative projects for sustainable development you need to know about

When you google “Why are the Dutch so innovative?” you come up with a number of hits, most of which are from DutchReview (hopefully this one will be one of them soon). Go on, google it! So, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that us international folks love the Dutch for the energy they bring […]

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Five things you should know before finding a cleaner in the Netherlands

Whether you’ve been in the Netherlands for a while or recently moved, you should enjoy your life to the full. Who wouldn’t want to do a food tour of Amsterdam instead of a cleaning tour of their flat? Isn’t it better to discover the hidden gems of Rotterdam than scrub your bathroom clean? Why not […]

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Ex-Footballer Fernando Ricksen passes away age 43

Fernando Ricksen has passed away aged 43 years old, the football club Rangers FC reported. He had been living with motor neurone disease for about five years. Rangers FC were deeply saddened by the death of Ricksen, tweeting to express their sympathies to Ricksen’s family. “Our thoughts are with his wife Veronica, his daughter Isabella, […]

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