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  • A WINTER DAY IN AMSTERDAM

    During our stay in the Netherlands this month, we got the opportunity to make a day trip to Amsterdam and visit the Amsterdam Light Festival. I had not been in Amsterdam for years: in summer I thought it would be too crowded and I could never guess that the city could also be attractive in […]

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  • UNDER DUTCH SKIES

    Although I have been living in Montenegro for almost five decades, at least once a year I visit my home country, the Netherlands. I must admit that my feelings towards these trips are rather ambivalent. On the one hand, it’s always a pleasure to visit relatives and friends. I also like to do some shopping […]

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  • MONTENEGRO AT THE UTRECHT HOLIDAY FAIR

    For the first time since 2011, the National Tourism Organization of Montenegro has participated in the Utrecht Holiday Fair (Vakantiebeurs), the most important annual holiday event in the Netherlands. There were several reasons for this decision. So far, the lack of direct flights between Amsterdam/Brussels and Montenegro has been a handicap for Dutch tourists. This […]

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  • BACK TO MY ROOTS: BUNSCHOTEN-SPAKENBURG

    Fishery day Spakenburg

    ¬†Each time when I am in the Netherlands, I visit Bunschoten, the village where my father was born. The history of this village, situated in the central part of Holland, dates back to the 12th century. Bunschoten was a village of well-off farmers, while the nearby village of Spakenburg flourished by fishing and trading. Its […]

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  • PRESERVE YOUR TRADITIONAL VALUES!

    Guest blog by Paul Wennekes ¬† It’s stormy in the Netherlands. Foreigners who have settled there are taking over the helm. They are no longer foreigners, as they have got the title ‘co-nationals’. That’s okay, isn’t it? Yes! They have got the same rights. But … they want more! They want to transform Holland into […]

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  • EASTER IN HOLLAND

    This year I had the opportunity to spend Easter in Holland, my home country. Of course, I did not know that it would be the coldest Easter since one hundred years! An icy east wind and temperatures below zero made it almost impossible to go out. The lakes and canals were covered with ice and […]