What Do The Dutch Eat For Breakfast?

Besides western European staples like bread and cereal, people in the Netherlands tend to also eat certain breakfast foods that aren’t commonly found on tables elsewhere, including sweet flavoured flakes called hagelsag or a slices of spiced bread called ontbijtkoeken (breakfast cake). Generally speaking, Dutch people usually eat buttered bread topped with a variety of […]

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5 Typical Dutch Habits You Want To Experience

The Netherlands, Holland, Amsterdam. Nope, it’s not all the same. One is the country, the other one is actually a province and the third one is our capital. And no, not everyone from the Netherlands lives in Amsterdam. When we say we speak Dutch, it doesn’t mean we’re from Germany. The Dutch know it, though: […]

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The Things The Dutch Miss When They Live Abroad

These figures are a couple of years old, but we don’t suppose they have changed that much. So what do the Dutch really miss when they live in another country? More popular than friends? 1. Herring (9.1%) 2. Croquettes (8.6%) 3. Cheese (8.1%) A taste of home 4. Hema (8%) 5. Friends and family (6.7%) More popular than Sinterklaas 6. Cycling […]

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Explainer: Why Are The Dutch So Tall?

The Dutch are among the tallest people in the world. On average a Dutch adult will stand at 1.78 meters high and as a nation, the Netherlands towers over its European neighbors. This statistical anomaly has been the source of considerable scientific speculation and has consistently perplexed researchers. A recent study aims to uncover the […]

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