Carmen Sandiego taught us that being Dutch was all about wooden clogs and boatloads of tulips. And because she was such a stunner in that red trench coat and fedora, we bought it.
Little did we know that the Dutch are quite possibly the most bad-ass people on the planet. They have their own language. They can smoke weed without getting hassled about it (well, generally). And they practically invented the red-light district. All this time, we’ve been partying on Cinco de Mayo and St. Patrick’s Day, when the culture that really deserves celebration went unfeted.
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