Tulip Fields in Holland


Castle Nienoord, Netherlands (by atsjebosma)

Maaike Ouboter - Dat ik je mis


For those of you interested in the art history as well some regular Dutch history, the BBC has done a documentary of three episodes named The High Art of the Low Countries, presented by Andrew Graham-Dixon.

Here’s the complete playlist. It goes from medieval Flanders to the Renaissance and the Dutch Golden Age to the modern and postmodern era.

The Royal Family of the Netherlands.

Koning (King) Willem-Alexander, Koningin (Queen) Máxima, Prinses (Princess) Beatrix, Prinses (Princess) Alexia, Prinses (Princess) Catharina-Amalia & Prinses (Princess) Ariane.

Watch Queen Beatrix's Farewell Speech

In Dutch!

(Source: royalwatcher)

if countries were students
  • Australia: The class clown who makes everyone laugh
  • America: The jock who loves themselves and everyone secretly hates
  • Canada: The nice person who offers to show you around on your first day
  • England: The hot boy everybody wants to bang because he's a gentlemen
  • New Zealand: Australia's little brother who is the only one who thinks Australia sucks
  • The Netherlands: That high kid in the back that everyone just ignores
  • France: The romantic playboy who hangs around England too much
  • China: The overly smart kid who puts his hand up for every question
  • Russia: The scary large kid that nobody talks to because they'll probably get stabbed
  • Scotland: The angry person who's best friends with England but not-so-secretly hates them

(Source: facebook.com)


Joost Cornelisz. Droochsloot - View on the city of Utrecht - c. 1650

Centraal Museum Utrecht, Netherlands

Theme Urban, by Max davis.