A round up of the best stories about the Netherlands and all things Dutch from leading international publications









TravelBird is a European scale-up to watch

Backed by the brothers who founded Rocket Internet, Dutch travel booking website TravelBird has grown immensely in the five years since its founding. It has 650 staff, €95 million annual turnover, and just getting started.  More >






Giving Artworks a Second Life

Giving Artworks a Second Life

Once upon a time the Dutch government subsidised artists in order to build collections. Times have changed and museums are 'deaccessioning' what they think is, well, not very good. Now OODE art gallery in Amsterdam is selling this orphaned art. It's worth a visit: curators aren't always right after all.  More >




A low-spirited country

A low-spirited country

The Dutch are grumpy in spite of the economic recovery. Broken election promises are one reason, writes the Economist.  More >





Does individual style exist?

Does individual style exist?

According to these Dutch photographers the answer to the question 'Does individual style exist?' the answer is probably 'no, not really'.  More >