Nearly a third of the Netherlands lies below sea level. It’s exactly that reason why people refer to the Netherlands as “the Land of Water”.
We’re three weeks into January and you might not have noticed it, but 2019 started off with a great number of new rules and regulation coming into effect.
The Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND) has reduced many of the administrative fees for residence permits for highly-skilled internationals.
It’s the first month of a new year, which in the Netherlands basically means visiting loads of ‘Nieuwjaarsborrels’. Borrels are ‘gezellige’ get-togethers organized to celebrate a new year.
In 2019, it has been 350 years since the world-famous Dutch painter Rembrandt has died. That is why 2019 is the year of Rembrandt and the Dutch Golden Age.
One of the great things about New Year’s Eve in the Netherlands are the fireworks.