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South Holland Municipalities Awarded City Marketing Trophy

By H2H - Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Two South Holland cities were awarded the National City Marketing Trophy yesterday at a ceremony in Arnhem: The Hague and Goeree-Overflakkee. The annual awards were presented for the seventh time… Read more…

Pilgrims & the Holland Connection

By H2H - Thursday, November 26, 2015

Each year at the end of November, on the fourth Thursday of the month, American’s celebrate Thanksgiving. It’s a national holiday (officially established in 1863 by a proclamation by then… Read more…

Rotterdam and Gouda named Best City Centers in Netherlands

By H2H - Wednesday, November 18, 2015

South Holland was the center of attention on Wednesday, 18th November at the Beste Binnenstad (Best City Center) awards ceremony held in The Hague. Rotterdam was named the Netherlands’ Best… Read more…

Tour de France through South Holland

By H2H - Friday, July 3, 2015

On Sunday, July 5th the second leg of the 2015 legendary cycling race Tour de France will pass through South Holland. What are the best places to view the race… Read more…

Delft’s New Train Station Opens

By H2H - Saturday, February 28, 2015

In one way, it seems like yesterday I was writing about the inconvenience caused by having the major train stations in three of South Holland’s largest cities all torn up… Read more…

2014 National Arrival of Sinterklaas: Mayor of Gouda talks with H2H

By H2H - Saturday, November 8, 2014

Each year, NOS broadcasts the national arrival of Sinterklaas. For 2014, it is South Holland’s historic city of Gouda which has the honour of welcoming the Sint and his entourage… Read more…

Iconic Dutch Cookie Brand Punselie

By H2H - Monday, September 8, 2014

The PUNSELIE Interview: H2H Talks with Maria Middelburg, owner of the iconic Dutch cookie brand… Punselie’s   H2H: Hi Maria. How old were you when you first became aware of… Read more…

V&D Department Stores’ New Flagship: Leiden

By H2H - Wednesday, May 21, 2014

South Holland shoppers have something to cheer about: the recently completed renovation of the Leiden V&D. The branch will serve as the prototype going forward for the Netherlands’ largest department… Read more…

New Rotterdam Centraal Station: Grand Opening

By H2H - Tuesday, January 14, 2014

  New Rotterdam Centraal Train Station main entrance Almost five months after my last update on the New Rotterdam Centraal Station construction project, I am happy to report that a date has… Read more…

Holiday 2013 Images from Zuid Holland

By H2H - Wednesday, December 18, 2013

It is not hard to fall into the Christmas spirit here in Zuid Holland. At just about every turn, you come upon holiday visions including festive street lights, illuminated trees,… Read more…

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