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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From 1 July: staying 1.5 metres apart remains the norm
We can now take another step forward in our approach to tackling coronavirus. A new phase is beginning and we are moving from an intelligent lockdown to less restrictive rules. General rules still apply, because coronavirus has not gone away.
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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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Many of us probably will stay in The Netherlands for 2020s’ summer holiday. We suggest to use this opportunity and explore one of the most beautiful country in the world – The Netherlands.
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On Monday 11 May, certain COVID-19 restrictions began to be relaxed at the local or neighborhood level in the Netherlands. These restrictions will only stay relaxed if the virus remains under control. If the circumstances so warrant, any decision to relax measures can and must be reversed.
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On April 27th the Dutch celebrate King’s Day (‘Koningsdag’). It celebrates the king’s birthday and all things Dutch. Usually the streets are decked out in orange bunting, with street markets and entertainment, but this year, due to social distancing measures, we have to celebrate Kings Day from home. And how better to do it than a national sing-along!
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