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Visit a windmill on National Mill Day

Windmills are iconic for the Netherlands. While many mills are no longer operational, they were an integral part of Dutch life for centuries, employed for industrial purposes like milling grains and draining the lowlands of excess water so the Dutch could create the famous polders, or reclaimed land. Aside from a few mills that are […]

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Women’s History walk in Amsterdam

Looking for something to do on International Women’s Day in Amsterdam? Women’s Fund Mama Cash is organising women’s history walking tours in Amsterdam, Leeuwarden and Maastricht. Join Mama Cash to ‘ explore each of these cities from 14:00 to about 16:00 and discover the stories of women who made a difference, often with small deeds […]

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Amsterdam in Spring

Spring is by far my favourite season. After a long and dark Dutch winter, It warms my heart to see the city erupt in bloom, to see the days lengtening and people determined soak up every bit of bright spring light that they can. It just might be the best season to visit Amsterdam too. […]

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