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    Holland Casino, Groningen: Gambling

    by hopang Updated May 20, 2009

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    Holland Casino is one of the largest chains of casinos in Europe. It is the largest chain of casinos in the Netherlands. There are approximately 25 Holland Casinos in the Netherlands. Groningen branch of Holland Casino was opened to the public in 1988. Beside the numerous slot machines in the casino, gamblers can also try their luck at the classic table games available at Holland Casino.

    You may also e-mail to the following address for further information regarding Holland Casino:- pers@hollandcasino.nl

    Dress Code: Proper dress code applies. No sports shoes or sports attires are allowed.

    Holland Casino in Groningen
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    De Hoofdwacht: Peanut shells

    by ATLC Updated Sep 26, 2007

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    When you go to a pub, you will often find little baskets with nuts or peanuts on the bar. You can take all you want.
    Sometimes there are peanuts in the shell too. You're supposed to peel them and drop the shells to the floor. T'hey'll be cleaned up when the pub closes.
    So don't be surprised or worried when you enter a pub and you see the floor strewn with peanut shells!

    Dress Code: No dress code. The Hoofdwacht hosts a lot of outdoor live concerts on the little square in front of it. F

    PEANUT SHELLS ON THE FLOOR IN DUTCH PUB
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    Amsterdam Red Light District: Night "window" shopping

    by SLLiew Written Oct 17, 2006

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    Along one of the canals is the infamous red light district of Amsterdam.

    Many things are legal in Netherland including prostitution. There are adult book stores, adult shows as well as hookers displaying themselves in windows beckoning on-lookers.

    Recommend going in a group and just window shop only.

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    Brielle Blues: Brielle Blues

    by ATLC Updated Sep 26, 2007

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    Every year on the last Sunday of July, Brielle hosts its very own blues festival: Brielle Blues.

    From 3-10 a.m. there is live music on 3 open air stages and after 10 a pub crawl along Brielle's many pubs, all having live bands.

    The festival is free.

    This Sunday is definitely ALWAYS a day that I am at home in Brielle to enjoy this festival. Preferably with lots of friends coming over so that we can all enjoy the blues.

    Dress Code: Come as you are. Or buy one of the black tshirts that are issued yearly with the programma of that year.

    PLAYIN' THE BLUES
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    Festivals - Parkpop

    by Imaniac Written Jan 20, 2004

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    Parkpop is the biggest Music festival in The Netherlands. Over 350.000 people come to enjoy the music every year on the last sunday in august. There are several artists from all over the world performing on 3 stages. There are always a couple of headliners, and the rest are beginning or local bands. Over the years I have seen Suzanne Vega, Fun Lovin' Criminals and The Dandy Warhols. Other artists who have performed here are: Robbie Williams, Blondie, De La Soul and many more.

    Suzanne Vega @ Parkpop
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    Festivals - Pinkpop

    by Imaniac Written Jan 20, 2004

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    Pinkpop is the longest running festival in the world. It first started in the 70's and it didn't skip one single year. Over 3 days time you will hear a great variety of band perform on 3 stages. The festival is held at Whitsun Weekend every year. A ticket for only the monday costs about € 62,90, a 3-day ticket costs some € 98,90 -. Some of the great artists I have seen at Pinkpop are: Lenny Kravitz, Muse, Faithless, Smashing Pumpkins, Moloko, Skin, Solomon Burke, Macy Gray, Moby and The Verve

    My Ticket for Pinkpop
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    Festivals - Festival Mundial

    by Imaniac Written Jan 20, 2004

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    Festival Mundial is a yearly event that features all kinds of music, but especially world music. At the end of the festival there is always a 2 day music fest with a lot of performances. Last year I saw some great bands like Noa and Orchestra Baobab. There's also a multicultural market, and the necessary 3rd world awareness. And of course the food is excellent. The festival always takes place in the 2nd or 3rd weekend in June.

    Ilse DeLange @ Mundial
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    Sex Museum

    by dr.firas Written Feb 1, 2005

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    Yeah baby, sex museum, and Amsterdam is a paradise for hornies, LOL
    also a paradise for homosexuals, Lesbiens, and Narckomen, and also for special persons who likes Sado-mazochism!
    You will have a good idea by entering the sex museum, but be careful, some photos are really disguasting, and not all the sex imaginations are good!

    Amsterdam
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    Everywhere in The Netherlands!: New Years Eve

    by GYOW Written Feb 20, 2011

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    If you are bored with the same old hangover on New Years Day, or the same old partying OR just sitting in and missing everything then GO TO HOLLAND its sheer madness and everyone should see it once!

    At midnight on New Years Eve Health & Safety is thrown to the window as the residents on every street come out and light fireworks in the front garden or the path outside their house. They light braziers, candles or anything that will burn and set off the most powerful of fireworks - the like of which in England we would only see in a formal organised 'pay to see' event.

    You really need to be there as words cannot give you the full effect, with bangs and wizzing going off from every direction its deafening and I would image just like being at the battle front. Although no one is aiming for you there are random wayward fireworks that shoot down the pavement and through the parked cars!

    Give it a try! I now go every year!

    Dress Code: Something warm plus a camera and tripod!

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    Madame Tussaud Museum

    by dr.firas Written Feb 1, 2005

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    Madame Tussaud Museum the second and only in Europe, there are only 2 in Europe, one in London and other in Amsterdam, I didn't wanted to enter as I was and saw all the charm of it in London, so you can visit my London page and take a look at this wonderful wax museum if you are interested of what is inside it!

    Amsterdam
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    Rotterdam Fast Forward Parade: If your in Holland around August 14...

    by urbangorilla Written Dec 13, 2004

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    This is a techno-parade in Rotterdam similar to the famous Berlin Love Parade. 40 or so trucks each blaring out hard-dance music wind their way through the city's streets and culminate at the Harbour where a huge dance event takes place. The final event costs at least 25 euro to get in but it's worth it. Last time I went (2004) the Parade crossed Rotterdam's Erasmus Bridge which was moving up and down a good 20cm as everyone danced simultaneously! Crazy. At least 150,000 people attend this... so it's BIG.

    Dress Code: Dress code? ... haha errr no way, everything and anything goes.

    Just across the Erasmus Bridge
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    Now&Wow, Las Palmas: Clubs- house/ breaks/ dance music

    by eber013 Written Jan 14, 2005

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    These two clubs... both pretty central and easy to get too...
    Las Palmas is
    Wilhelmminakade 66
    Rotterdam
    http://www.club-laspalmas.nl

    and Now&Wow is
    Maashaven 22
    Rotteram
    http://www.now-wow.com/

    More than just great music... on a normal night there are always decorations and a V.J... and then on specail parties (there is one at least every weekend - often with internation dj's) there are dancers, and more decorations, so if you dont want to dance you can just stare.
    Drink prices are pretty standard and theres coat check too for a small price.. and it doesnt clos till late!

    Dress Code: Now&wow can be a bit pretentious, but just smart/ casual..

    haha the night was just beginning...
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    Happy Heineken

    by CliffClaven Updated Oct 4, 2004

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    It may not be the world’s best beer, but it’s always reliable and a godsend when you stumble into some dingy, festering bar in a godforsaken corner of the globe and daren’t trust the local brews. Worldwide, it’s probably the most recognisable brand after Guinness. Of course, in Holland it’s the normal daily tipple for the locals, who would never dream of drinking from the bottle and posing, yuppie-like, with the label outwards so that everyone can see how cool they are.

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    Kosbor: Coffeeshops

    by M.S.FOGG Written May 23, 2003

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    One thing that belongs to Maastricht is that Ganja is legal and you can go out for drinking a coffee while smoking some of the world´s best pot.
    The Kosbor Coffeeshop is a little one, not far away from the harbour in a sidestreet. They have all kinds of Grass and Hasch, tasty milkshakes and also something to eat. The people are nice and the atmosphere is friendly.
    Nice place to hang out.

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    Bruine Kroeg

    by carolineraat Updated Aug 23, 2004

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    All over the world, amsterdam is known for its unconventional nightlife, so I won´t write about that.
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    I like a typical "Bruine Kroeg" (brown café) for its great atmosphere. Only Leiden has over a 100 of them!

    Leiden

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