Discover the fascinating history and impact of the Dutch language all around the world.
A common misperception is that once Roman influence ended, the European continent went into a dark abyss with very little happening until the Italian Renaissance in the 14th century.
History of the Netherlands
Throughout history, the Low Countries would often be defined by their interactions with great powers nearby. This began with the Romans.
Join us on our journey throughout the history of the Netherlands. We start in so-called "pre-history".
We are delving into some of the unique and peculiar customs, social norms and rituals of Flanders and the Netherlands.
We find out what Flemish and Dutch people have been eating since prehistoric times. Smakelijk!
What makes the life and work of the early Netherlandish painter Jan van Eyck so special?
Why are the Dutch so crazy about cycling? We tell you all about it in the first episode of The Low Countries Radio.