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How Dikes Work to Keep Holland from Flooding

By H2H - Friday, March 31, 2017

For those expats in Holland who don’t understand how dikes the Dutch build actually work in keeping Holland dry, despite most of it being below sea level, here is a… Read more…

Dutch Elections 2017: How South Holland Voted

By H2H - Thursday, March 16, 2017

  Well the tallying of votes in the 15 March 2017 Dutch national elections is nearly complete, and Prime Minister Mark Rutte along with the party he represents, the VVD… Read more…

Pyromania: Holland on New Year’s Eve

By H2H - Thursday, December 29, 2016

The usually laid back Dutch really turn up the heat for New Year’s, with raging bonfires and deafening fireworks explosions here in Holland that can easily send an inexperienced expat… Read more…

Zuid-Holland Activities for Kids during Christmas School Holidays

By H2H - Monday, December 26, 2016

Looking for activities to do with the kids during the Christmas school holiday (‘kerstvakantie’) in The Hague, Rotterdam, Leiden, Delft or elsewhere in South Holland? Read on to see our… Read more…

Decathlon Stores Arrive in South Holland

By H2H - Monday, December 12, 2016

Decathlon is one of the largest sporting goods retail chains in the world and recently arrived in Zuid-Holland, opening stores in Rotterdam last summer and The Hague last month. Read… Read more…

South Holland Retail News: Nov 2016

By H2H - Thursday, November 10, 2016

Zuid Holland retail news update for November 2016 – Marks & Spencer to close in The Hague, construction begins on Mall of Netherlands and businesses in Zoetermeer fight to kill… Read more…

Dutch Public Holidays and Special Observance Days in Holland

By H2H - Sunday, October 30, 2016

There are ten public holidays in the Netherlands each year, some will be familiar as they are commonly celebrated in other countries; others are either unique to the Dutch or… Read more…

US Elections 2016: What Expats in Holland Should Know

By H2H - Tuesday, September 27, 2016

With the 2016 American presidential elections just over a month away, most US citizens around the world, including those living here in Holland, have been following this contest far more… Read more…

The toughest thing about learning Dutch

By H2H - Thursday, September 1, 2016

What is the hardest thing about learning Dutch? It’s a wide open question and one you might expect to generate a myriad of different responses. After all, Dutch has a… Read more…

Palace Noordeinde Royal Stables

By H2H - Saturday, August 20, 2016

This summer the Dutch royal family opened the doors of Noordeinde Palace to the public for several weeks in July and August. Below are images of the royal stables tour… Read more…

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