The Konik horses of Oostvaardersplassen

By Kiri Scully l Mar. 12, 2017, 05:03am l Culture l 0 Comments

Oostvaardersplassen Nature Reserve is home to unique wildlife from incredible birds, wild horses, deer and bison. It's definitely worth a visit.

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Kamergotchi: What’s all the fuss about?

By Kiri Scully l Feb. 23, 2017, 05:02am l Technology l 0 Comments

We all watched the America first, the Netherlands second video. Now the same talk show has come up with a way to get us involved in the Dutch elections.

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Legoland is coming to The Hague

By Kiri Scully l Feb. 19, 2017, 05:02am l Fun l 0 Comments

The Hague city council has just given Legoland the green light. The indoor Discovery Centre is predicted to attract around 350.000 visitors per year.

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FlyDriving in the Netherlands: You can now buy PAL-V’s flying car

By Kiri Scully l Feb. 16, 2017, 06:02am l Technology l 0 Comments

Dutch company PAL-V has started selling the commercial models of their flying cars. For half a million euros, you can get yourself out of traffic jams!

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Rotterdam's historic bridge finally complete

By Kiri Scully l Feb. 12, 2017, 05:02am l Culture l 0 Comments

Rotterdam's historical bridge, De Hef, is finally complete after two years of renovation. The railway bridge was used to connect the north of Rotterdam to the south.

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America first... Europe second!

By Kiri Scully l Feb. 6, 2017, 05:02am l Culture l 0 Comments

After the initial success of Lubach’s 'America first, the Netherlands second' video, the rest of Europe decided they also wanted to be given a chance to prove themselves!

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Rotterdam studio wins international awards for animation

By Kiri Scully l Feb. 5, 2017, 05:02am l Art l 0 Comments

Rotterdam-based studio, Trim Tab, has won international awards for its latest release, The Lighthouse. The story is about a surprising discovery made by the lighthouse keeping.

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The Netherlands welcomes Trump in his own words

By Kiri Scully l Jan. 24, 2017, 04:01pm l Fun l 0 Comments

Fancy a giggle? The Netherlands' very own John Oliver, Arjen Lubach showed a short video in his weekly show on VPRO that took the internet by storm. With millions of views, it's certainly worth a look.

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Leiden from a drone

By Kiri Scully l Jan. 22, 2017, 05:01am l Culture l 0 Comments

Here's a bird's eye view of the lovely city of Leiden in the Netherlands. Taken with a drone, it'll be hard to get this perspective on your own!

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Down to Earth

By Kiri Scully l Jan. 14, 2017, 05:01am l Culture l 0 Comments

Watch the trailer of Down to Earth about a Dutch family that decided to pack their bags and head out to live with various tribal communities in far away lands to learn from their wisdom.

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The State Coach in the Netherlands

By Kiri Scully l Jan. 14, 2017, 05:01am l Culture l 0 Comments

The State Coach in the Netherlands is a tradition that continues today. Amabassadors travel with horse and carriage to the palace in The Hague to hand over their letter of credence.

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A time-lapse of The Hague

By Kiri Scully l Jan. 5, 2017, 04:01pm l Culture l 0 Comments

A beautiful time-lapse video of the Netherlands third largest city, The Hague. Arne Wossink takes you on a tour of the finest locations in town. Enjoy!

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IamExpat - Top Stories of 2016

By Charalampos Sergios l Dec. 29, 2016, 09:12am l Press l 0 Comments

What were our most popular reads in 2016? In this yearly review, we list the top articles from the last 12 months. Happy reading and have a great 2017!

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The Hague's Strandbeest features in the Simpsons

By Kiri Scully l Dec. 22, 2016, 02:12pm l Art l 0 Comments

Dutch artist from The Hague, Theo Jansen, had his Strandbeest featured in an episode of The Simpsons which recently aired in America. Jansen also does his own voice.

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Fairphone: a phone built to last

By Kiri Scully l Dec. 16, 2016, 03:12pm l Technology l 0 Comments

Wouldn't it be nice if your phone was built to last? Fairphone have invented a phone that puts social values first; allowing owners to replace parts of their phone whenever they want.

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Boyan is back: testing a prototype in the North Sea

By Kiri Scully l Dec. 9, 2016, 04:12pm l Technology l 0 Comments

Dutch inventor Boyan Slat is currently testing out the 100 metre long prototype for cleaning up plastic that gets dumped in our oceans. The testing will take place in the North Sea.

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Rotterdam in four seasons

By Kiri Scully l Nov. 30, 2016, 04:11pm l Culture l 0 Comments

Rotterdam is definitely coming up in the world. This gorgeous video by Koen Samson of Rotterdam's four seasons should have you convinced!

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Dutch composer builds piano out of LEGO

By Kiri Scully l Nov. 25, 2016, 04:11pm l Technology l 0 Comments

Dutch composer, Jeroen van Veen from Pernis, near Rotterdam, builds a piano out of 30.000 LEGO pieces to prove to his sons that it was indeed possible.

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Bottoms Up Draft Beer Dispensing System

By IamExpat Spotter l Nov. 25, 2016, 04:11pm l Technology l 0 Comments

Invented by Josh Springer, this beer dispenser fills glasses from the bottom up, ensuring less waste.

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How augmented reality could save hidden museum collections

By Kiri Scully l Nov. 18, 2016, 12:11pm l Technology l 0 Comments

The Dutch National Museum of Antiquities in Leiden is collaborating with TU Delft to come up with a way to display collections that would otherwise remain in storage, using augmented reality.

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