I scream, you scream, we all scream for Ice Cream!

It’s going to be hot, hot, hot this weekend in the Northern Netherlands, and whilst we advise that you check local news before heading to the beach or your local beauty spot (and remember to keep 1.5-metres apart when you get there), you can get that summer feeling anywhere in the North with a good scoop or two of ice-cream!

Not all Ijssalons are created equal, though, so read on for our favourite wacky, wonderful, and artisanal places to get ice cream in the North!

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Panda cub born in Ouwehands Zoo in Rhenen

Ouwehands Dierenpark in Rhenen is the only zoo in the Netherlands that has giant pandas. The two pandas, Wu Wen and Xing Ya, have been on loan from China since 2017. Back in January, the two pandas mated for the first time and it has been an anxious wait to find out if a baby panda was on its way.

All that waiting ended in celebration when, on May 1st 2020, Wu Wen gave birth to a baby panda cub.

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