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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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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Drone video shows stunning aerial views of Rotterdam

By Beatrice Clarke l Jul. 21, 2016, 09:07am l Culture l 0 Comments

A new video, featuring spectacular footage filmed with a quadcopter, shows off Rotterdam to its best advantage.

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Dutch director’s film 'The Red Turtle' wins at Cannes

By Beatrice Clarke l May. 28, 2016, 07:05am l Culture l 0 Comments

Catch a glimpse of Michaël Dudok de Wit’s new animated feature film, which won a prize at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.

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100 years of Schiphol, celebrities and historical figures

By Thomas Lundberg l May. 15, 2016, 07:05am l Culture l 1 Comments

Schiphol airport celebrates its centennial this year and has created an online museum with the most remarkable and historical images and videos captured at the Dutch national airport during the past 100 years.

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Walk across the IJ with a 360-degree view

By Thomas Lundberg l May. 7, 2016, 07:05am l Culture l 0 Comments

As part of the May 5 Liberation Day celebrations, the city of Amsterdam reconstructed the pontoon bridge that connected Amsterdam-Noord to the mainland back in 1945.

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Unique film footage of Amsterdam from 1927

By Thomas Lundberg l Jan. 23, 2016, 07:01am l Culture l 0 Comments

Almost 90 years ago, around 1927, Alex Benno shot the film 'Beautiful Amsterdam', as an advertisement for Amstel Hotel. You can see that Damrak was just as busy back then as it is now!

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Ice skating and beer crate curling on frozen Dutch roads

By Thomas Lundberg l Jan. 9, 2016, 08:01am l Culture l 0 Comments

Winter has finally arrived in the Netherlands, at least in the northern and eastern provinces of Drenthe, Groningen, Friesland and Overijssel. But the Dutch aren't waiting for lakes to freeze...

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Amsterdam wins European Bike Stealing Championships 2015

By Beatrice Clarke l Nov. 26, 2015, 07:11am l Culture l 1 Comments

Amsterdam has the dubious honour of being crowned the European Bike Stealing Capital for 2015. Find out how long it took for an Amsterdam bike thief to try his luck with a bait bike.

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Cyclists behaving badly in Amsterdam

By Parvinder Marwaha l Oct. 3, 2015, 07:10am l Culture l 3 Comments

Cyclists so routinely break rules with little regard for injury or fine that many would consider Amsterdam as the wild west of cycling.

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Mockumentary shows Utrecht cyclists in natural habitat

By Emily McCallum l Jul. 18, 2015, 07:07am l Culture l 1 Comments

This 'nature documentary' from BLIK lets you observe Utrecht's local fauna in its bike-loving natural state.

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Time-lapse footage shows vibrancy of Dutch nature

By Emily McCallum l Jun. 27, 2015, 07:06am l Culture l 0 Comments

See serene, beautiful Dutch landscapes in this time-lapse tribute to the Netherlands' natural treasures.

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Three Amsterdam towers: a drone’s-eye view

By Emily McCallum l May. 2, 2015, 08:05am l Culture l 1 Comments

Celebrate the diversity of Amsterdam's towers, and the beautiful landscapes they survey.

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Drone footage celebrates colours, scale of Dutch flower fields

By Emily McCallum l Apr. 25, 2015, 08:04am l Culture l 0 Comments

Take in all the colours of Dutch flowers in springtime with this stunning aerial footage.

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A global breakfast tour, through the eyes of American kids

By Emily McCallum l Feb. 21, 2015, 10:02am l Culture l 0 Comments

A new video from The Cut explores how American kids react when their assumptions about breakfast are challenged...

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A dazzling time-lapse tribute to life in Amsterdam

By Emily McCallum l Jan. 17, 2015, 10:01am l Culture l 0 Comments

Soak up three days of life in Amsterdam in just under two minutes!

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Rotterdam video: Welcome to my hometown

By Zoe Neilson l Dec. 3, 2014, 08:12am l Culture l 0 Comments

Local photographer and filmmaker Eric van Vuuren created a stunning aerial video, taking in Rotterdam's iconic architecture and urban design.

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