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Celebrating Queen’s Day in the Netherlands

Queen’s Day (or Koninginnedag in Dutch) is upon us once again, the rambunctious day when all of the Netherlands dons bright orange and comes out to celebrate the monarch in the most Dutch way possible: with a huge party! Held every year on April 30th, Queen Beatrix visits a different city each year for parades […]

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Amsterdam Review

After completing our extensive tour of the entirety of the UK and the Republic of Ireland we arrived in Amsterdam on the 8th of May 2005. Our previously arranged tour guide met us at the airport, Mr. Marius Hovius, owner of “De Dagtoertaxi.” translated it simply means, “Day Tours,” I assure you there is nothing simple […]

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