Articles Tagged ‘Dutch’

Typical Dutch Food (Part II) – Stroopwafels

Typical Dutch Food (Part II) – Stroopwafels November 17, 2010 | Food | Read More
Continuing with the Typical Dutch Food series on NileGuide Rotterdam, today we will discuss another mouth-watering Dutch treat: Stroopwafels. Stroopwafels are very popular Dutch sweet: they’re crisp yet still soft like a waffle inside, and are often served along with tea or coffee in the Netherlands....

Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra at De Doelen

Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra at De Doelen October 25, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
Situated in the very heart of Rotterdam, De Doelen Concert Hall and Congress Centre is an ideal meeting place, perfectly suited for all kinds of cultural and corporate events. From September to April, the Doelen hosts free weekly lunch concerts. The repertoire varies from old to new music and from piano...

Typical Dutch Food (Part I) – The Oliebollen

Typical Dutch Food (Part I) – The Oliebollen October 8, 2010 | Food, Travel Tips | Read More
Traveling to a new country includes not only visiting the tourist spots and off-the-beaten-paths, but traveling also provides a chance to understand and appreciate the local culture, customs and food habits.  Rotterdam has a rich cultural heritage showcased in its museums, architecture, parks as well...

What is the currency of the Netherlands?

What is the currency of the Netherlands? September 27, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
Visiting the Netherlands soon? Looking forward to experiencing the Dutch culture and  touring the attractions while buying souvenirs for folks back home? Before you commence on your trip to the low lands, here is all you wanted to know about the Dutch currency. The Netherlands  accepted Euro as its...

CJP Card – Discover Dutch Culture for less!

CJP Card – Discover Dutch Culture for less! September 22, 2010 | What's New | Read More
The Netherlands is well known for its arts, music and culture scene.  When you are exploring the country, what if you get a chance to visit  museums, tourist attractions, theaters, concerts, festivals and other cultural events for less? The CJP card (Cultural Jongeren Pas) is your ticket to making...

Rotterdam declared as the World’s best Festival City

Rotterdam declared as the World’s best Festival City September 20, 2010 | What's New | Read More
The port city of Rotterdam has been declared as the  Best Festival City of the World in 2010. The second largest Dutch city was awarded the title last Thursday by the International Festivals and Events Association IFEA at the annual IFEA conference. According to the jury, Rotterdam demonstrates a positive...

Visiting Rotterdam – What to Pack

Visiting Rotterdam – What to Pack September 6, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Looking forward to visiting Rotterdam? Here are some packing tips: For the Winter : Rotterdam can get really cold, specially during the months of Jan and Feb.  A decent winter jacket/warm coat,  gloves, thick woollen socks, rugged shoes and a winter cap are an absolute must keeping the freezing temperatures...

Be a Local while in Rotterdam – Practical Dutch Expressions

Be a Local while in Rotterdam – Practical Dutch Expressions August 19, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
Travelling provides an excellent opportunity to learn a little bit of the local language, while experiencing the culture and sights of the new place.  It is fun interacting with the locals in their language; you might stumble upon some hidden gems in the bargain. Here are some Dutch expressions and...

Rotterdam Summer Carnival

Rotterdam Summer Carnival August 13, 2010 | Events, Travel Tips | Read More
Summer Carnival (zomer carnaval) is one of the most exciting ways to experience the multi-cultural identity of Rotterdam.  Held every year on the last Fri-Sat of July., the carnival presents a colorful and vivacious side of the city along with an opportunity to have cultural interactions between the...