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Things to do during the Christmas break

This Christmas break we have to spend a little more time at home than usual. We gathered some (stay-at-home) tips for you to enjoy.

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Get involved and give back this holiday season

As a new lockdown and its restrictions are making it tough to get together, reaching out and helping others where you are is a way to find meaningful connection in these trying times. If you are in a position to do so, here are City Central’s recommendations for local causes where you can get involved and give back this winter.

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(Pretty much) all you need to know about biking in Groningen

Groningen is made for bikes – literally. The city is designed to make cycling the quickest, easiest and cheapest way to get from point A to point B. But for new residents in the city, figuring out the rules can be daunting. Here’s (pretty much) everything you need to know about buying a bicycle in Groningen, learning to bike safely, and how Groningen became the world’s premier cycling city.