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National Beer Day: The Best European Beer

National Beer Day takes place in Great Britain on June 15th and is a celebration of everything that’s great about beer. The date is significant as being when the Magna Carta was signed, which said that everybody should have ‘a single measure for ...

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Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Belgium, Berlin, Bruges, Bruges, Brussels, Food & Drink, France, Germany, Holland, Paris, Time Well Spent

World Chocolate Day

World Chocolate Day is the day each year when chocolate is celebrated even more than it usually is, with the vague hint that it falls on the 7th July because that was the date when chocolate was introduced to Europe in 1550. Whatever the reason, it...

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Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Culture & History

A Guide to Amsterdam Pride

Like many of the most famous cities in the world, Amsterdam has its own Pride festival each year to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community and it makes for a great time to visit and join in the fun. Amsterdam Pride has been running since 1996 and is a celebr...

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King’s Day – a city-wide royal celebration

The 27th of April marks a very special day in the Dutch calendar – Koningsdag, also known as King’s Day, which is a countrywide celebration of King Willem-Alexander’s Birthday. As this day is a national holiday within The Netherlands, everyone ...

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Amsterdam, Culture & History

Keukenhof Gardens – home of the tulips

Each spring, the annual Tulip Festival in Holland brings people from all over Europe to Amsterdam who are looking to explore the elaborate and exciting flower-based events taking place in the city and surrounding areas. While the tulips act as the fo...

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