Golf Gentleman Only Ladies Forbidden

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While golf is actually a Scottish word derived from the Dutch word kulf, the acronym of gentleman only, ladies forbidden holds true to the history of the sport. Golf is a game that was once played by nobles and military men, then executives and politicians. Now golf is very popular with many people, including women. […]


Netherlands Casinos

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Although there have been casinos in Europe for over two centuries, most of them were historically situated in resorts and spa towns in countries like France and Germany, as well as Monte Carlo. Netherlands casinos are, by this timescale, a more recent innovation; although discussion about setting up casinos began in earnest after the Second […]


World Cup 2006 Preview Holland

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Outright Odds: 12/1 Group C Winners: 13/8 New coach Marco van Basten has proven to be a revelation off the pitch as much as he was on it since taking over the Dutch national team. Plucked from an obscure youth coaching role at Ajax where he kept his head down and had low responsibilities when […]


A Bakers Guide To Chocolate

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What’s the difference between bittersweet chocolate and semisweet chocolate? Can I use Dutch cocoa in all my recipes calling for cocoa? Understanding the difference in chocolate and how they are used is essential to baking. In this guide, we’ll identify the characteristics of those chocolates used in baking. Cocoa is the dry chocolate powder derived […]


The Dutch Garden In England

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The Dutch garden is said to have been brought to England by William III, though some of its characteristics might have been discovered there before his day. It was an adaptation of the French and Barocco styles, hardly to be called original, but comprising certain features at least individual. This individuality was due to the […]


Dutch Progression The Changes In The Dutch Language In The 20th Century

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The Dutch language is spoken by more than 22 million people, most of them in countries like the Netherlands and Belgium. Given this statistic, Dutch can be considered as one of the more popular languages in Europe. Before the 17th century the Dutch language was not yet standardized. There were many dialects in existence that […]


From Windmills To Diamonds Travel To Holland

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Tulips, windmills and wooden shoes might still be a draw to this Dutch region for some travelers; however, Holland is a far more versatile locale with an international and maritime history extending farther back than most of the rest of Europe, including the establishment of New Amsterdam as a major trading city, which became New […]


From Windmills To Diamonds Travel Holland

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Tulips, windmills and wooden shoes might still be a draw to this Dutch region for some travelers; however, Holland is a far more versatile locale with an international and maritime history extending farther back than most of the rest of Europe, including the establishment of New Amsterdam as a major trading city, which became New […]


Mauritius A Picture Perfect Beach Destination

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Arab traders discovered the then uninhabited Mauritius island in the 10th century. But they were not charmed sufficiently to consider permanent settlement. The Portuguese early in the sixteenth century landed, but they too passed over the chance to lay claim for their king. But in 1598 the Dutch finally seized the opportunity. The island was […]


Car Insurance Going Dutch

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Car Insurance going dutch In the dutch version of google the keyword prashe "car insurance "is an very populair. Eventough the speak and wrtie dutch in the Netherlands there are still more than 30000 searches in english. The dutch word for ca insurance is "autoverzekering " . This keyword is lookedup more than 100.000 times. […]


Keukenhof Gardens Dazzle With Bulbs And Concrete Water Fountains

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According to the Eastman Kodak Co., the flowers and ornate concrete water fountains at Keukenhof in the Netherlands are the second most photographed place in the world, after the Taj Mahal in Aga, India. Keukenhof’s history is almost as colorful as its famous Dutch gardens. Keukenhof Has a Colorful History – Just Like its Dutch […]


Curacao Holland In Miniature

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When asked about Caribbean architecture, many tourists might think of small, colorful houses and grass huts. In Curacao, however, the architecture is inextricably linked to the colonial past. Despite the sparkling Caribbean Sea and dry climate, much of Curacao resembles the great Dutch city of Amsterdam more than the picture book version of the region. […]


Celebrate Saint Nicholas Day In Curacao

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Each December in the ABC Islands – Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao – locals and tourists celebrate the traditional Dutch holiday known as Saint Nicholas Day. Throughout the weeks leading up to the feast day on December 5, Sinterklaas – the Dutch precursor to the American Santa Claus – makes appearances throughout the islands and distributes […]


The M Word

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Recently Dutch employers attacked oppenents of the mortgage allowance frontally. A memorandum of the Confederation of Netherlands Industry and Employers (VNO-NCW) and the small and medium-sized enterprises sector (MKB-Nederland) states that every intervention is bad for the economy. Chairman Bernard Wientes says abolishment of the mortgage allowance will harm the economy, the construction sector in […]


Dutch Dating

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Dutch dating means that each person will pay for themselves when they go out on a date. This method of dating is often the best when both parties are new to each other, independent, or just friends. Many people often like to go Dutch because they are not comfortable with someone else paying for them. […]


Simple Crockpot Recipes For A Three Course Meal

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I never thought a crockpot can be so versatile. On a recent challenge with a couple of friend, we came out with a three-course meal; appetizer, main dish and a dessert, all done in with a crockpot! With the help of our cookbooks, you can make wonders. Let me share the crockpot recipes with you […]


A Short And Snappy History Of Bowling

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As the most popular sport during the reign of King Henry VIII of England, bowling is still one of the most popular sports in the world. Over 100 million bowlers from nearly 90 countries participate in the sport. The popularity of bowling has been traced back many years and the game has contributed benefits to […]


Donate While You Sleep

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What if there was a way to donate money to causes you believe in by – sleeping? What if a portion of your expensive hotel bills could be donated to charities like UNICEF, World Wildlife Foundation, or the Red Cross? What if you could stay in your favourite hotel and be pampered – and at […]