Hetarrest Huis: a renovated prison turned luxury hotel in the Netherlands

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in Cool Travel on Tuesday 26 February 2013

Tired of the typical, cliched vacations? Do you want to have a story to top everyone else’s in your office? If so, I humbly suggest booking a relaxing week in prison. Hetarrest Huis is an old renovated prison turned luxury hotel in the Netherlands. The clean, modern design mixed with funky lighting and tongue-in-cheek striped […]

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Bad neighbors in Amsterdam sent off to live in a container

Eugenia Viti Reader Find

By Eugenia Viti in New Trends on Thursday 20 December 2012

We’ve all had them (and if you haven’t, then you probably are one): those neighbors that really suck. Well, the Netherlands won’t stand for it, and government officials in Amsterdam are planning on sending those bad neighbors to live in container. That’s right, a container. The containers will be located on the outskirts of Amsterdam […]

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Bloemencorso: The Netherlands’ annual flower parade

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Events on Monday 12 November 2012

Bloemencorso is the annual parade of flowers in Zundert, the Netherlands. Each giant float is sculpted from thousands of flowers such as dahlias. You can see a little bit of everything at Bloemencorso, including intricate floats resemble exotic animals, puppets, and graffiti. You can see this stunning event for yourself on September 1 and 2, 2013.

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The Impossible Project

Lin Tan Reader Find

By Lin Tan in New Photography on Monday 21 June 2010

For all you Polaroid fans out there, it is time to dig up your beloved instant film cameras from storage that was once so close to being extinct. After acquiring Polaroid’s factory and equipment in The Netherlands, The Impossible Project’s promise to bring the instant back to photography is finally here. Stocking up (and selling […]

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Maarten Wetsema

Alison Zavos Contributor

By Alison Zavos in New Photography on Wednesday 10 March 2010

Maarten Wetsema is a Dutch photographer living in Arnhem, The Netherlands. Wetsema is represented by Van Kranendonk Gallery in The Hague, The Netherlands. He has had numerous international exhibitions, and his images have appeared at Photo Miami and Paris Photo.

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Chris Berens

Derrick Stembridge Reader Find

By Derrick Stembridge in New Art on Tuesday 11 November 2008

Hailing from The Netherlands, Chris Berens works predominantly with ink, varnish and acrylic. Although, by his own admission, his paintings are not made with a particular message in mind, he works from recollection to create his very personal and intimate images. ‘I treat every painting as I would a diary’, he says, ‘in which I […]

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Angus Andrew - The Liars Reader Find

By Angus Andrew - The Liars in Video on Friday 21 September 2007

The Liars were in the Netherlands recently and we came across some kids doing this dance. It’s really bizarre to watch.

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