Typical Dutch - Typisch Holland/Nederlands

A stack of tins. Tins are great utilized to hold tea, buttons, paperclips, etc. These blue and white tins feature quaint Dutch scenes.

Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Zaandam, Netherlands

Destination of the Day: Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Zaandam, Netherlands. If I had to stay at a hotel, I wouldn't mind this one!

Sinterklaas en Zwarte Piet

Sinterklaas (or more formally Sint Nicolaas) is a traditional winter holiday figure still celebrated today in the Netherlands on the of Decembre with Zwarte Piet

Dutch silver jewelry from Zeeland, the Netherlands. It's called "Zeeuws knoopje"

Dutch silver jewelry from Zeeland, the Netherlands. It's called "Zeeuws knoopje"ring heb ik ook gehad was zeer populair.

~Het Wilhelmus~

Het Wilhelmus is the Dutch national anthem which is mostly sung at sports contests.

Oliebollen, another Dutch favorite

New Year's Eve & New Year's Day ~ Oliebollen (Dutch Fritters), a New Year's tradition.

appelflappen and oliebollen. dutch desserts :) mmmmmm!  I had these every new year with my parents. I sure miss them. Haven't had one in a long long time.   "T"

Appelbeignets traditionaly newyears eve food to make appleslices in cinamonflavored yeastdough deepfried eaten while warm with icing sugar dusted on top

Snacks from the wall is typical Dutch

Uit de muur eten (Snacks from the wall is typical Dutch).

When you come to Holland, gezellig is likely to be one of the first Dutch words you’ll learn, and one of the last Dutch words you’ll learn how to pronounce properly. How to explain a word that has no translation outside of Dutch and yet is the essence of Dutch culture?


Travel Tips - Understanding Dutch Words: Gezellig - Awesome Amsterdam

♥ Flipje, van de Betuwe, Tiel

Do you recognize this figure? It's Flipje van de Betuwe! A Dutch marmelade icon.

Kroket op brood...heerlijk!!!

Dutch Broodje kroket - A deep-fried food roll containing different ingredients, but usually beef and/or pork, on a soft bread roll, often served with mustard