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Oud en Nieuw in the Netherlands

Saving money on Oud en Niuew

It’s Oud en Nieuw! It’s Oud en Nieuw (New Years Eve) in the Netherlands. Perfect timing for a seasonal Dutch phrase of the week, this time all about Oud en Nieuw, and more importantly, the local tradities. Everything you need to know. The things I do for my readers!   …

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Neanderthal man and fireworks

What binds men in the Netherlands together? Regardless of background, culture or class, it’s that time of year when the usually placid Dutch lions, regress into cavemen and gather around devices that flame, hiss, whizz and bang and say fire! Whether aged 14 or 54, there seems to be a …

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