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EASTER GIFT IDEA: THE FOKKE AND SUKKE PODIUM CADEAUKAART

Are you looking for a nice gift for Easter? We have a tip: the Easter Fokke & Sukke Podium Cadeaukaart (Easter Fokke & Sukke Stage Gift Card) with the most popular ducks of the Netherlands. Surprise your friends, family or acquaintances…
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Join our Spring photo contest and win!

Finally it’s spring! It's getting warmer, lambs run in the fields, trees and plants are in bloom…. Enough subjects for wonderful pics! Do you have nice Dutch Spring photos? Join our Spring photo contest, be published and win! How…

Spring Photography tips

Now the good weather has arrived, it is time to go outside again! Haarlem and surroundings has some beautiful spots where you can take great pictures, think of the canals, Elswout and the Dunes. Here are some tips for improving your photography.…
Body scrubs

Body scrubs

Body scrubs feel luxurious, smell delicious and leave the skin smooth and moisturized. Honestly, a washcloth and a soap do just as well at exfoliating and cleansing. Often body scrubs contain both mechanical and chemical defoliants. They…
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Serial will make you wish your commute was longer

“For the last year, I have spent every working day trying to figure out where a high school kid was for an hour after school one day in 1999.”
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Today: visible eclipse, supermoon and the spring equinox

Today is a special day: partial solar eclipse, supermoon and the spring equinox. The solar eclipse will probably be visible in the Netherlands after all, weather bureau Weerplaza said on Thursday afternoon. The partial eclipse of the sun will…
Dunkin’ Donuts

Dunkin’ Donuts plans to open first Dutch store in 2016

The American donut company and coffee chain, Dunkin’ Donuts expects to open its first store in The Netherlands in 2016. According to NU.nl, Jeremy Vitaro, Vice President of Development at parent company Dunkin’ Brands, claimed, said:…
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Teen sex in Holland

Would You Allow Your Teen to Have Sex at Home? One of the most challenging and satisfying aspects of expat life is discovering and considering new traditions and ideas about life that are perhaps different from what you’re used to.…
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Born yesterday: mothers and their newborn babies - in pictures

Photographer Jenny Lewis took 150 photographs of new mothers and their babies in their second day of life. Forty of these portraits of mums and their newborn babies, have been published as a book, One Day Young, by Hoxton Mini Press “All…
Interview month

Challenges of Expats – Interview of the month March

In my goal to support expats, I take regular interviews, bringing you true stories. Being an Expat: Easy or Challenging? How do you become an Expat? What is the reason? Some hope to find a job, some join their partner, others are relocated…
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19th century vagina painting sparks French lawsuit against Facebook

A Paris high court has ruled that it has jurisdiction to decide in a case brought by a French teacher who claimed that Facebook could not distinguish between pornography and art following the suspension of his social networking account after…
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Warning against contaminated cheese

The Nederlandse Voedsel- en Warenautoriteit (Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority) warned yesterday of the dangers of consumption of French cheese of the type Roquefort, the famous French blue cheese. The cheese is sold in different…
wine cats

No plans this weekend? Have a wine with your cat

First, there was an organic beer for dogs, Dawg Grog.  Now there is a wine for cats called Nyan Nyan Nouveau. Neither contains alcohol. The beer for dogs is made from spent grains, vegetable broth and a supplemental powder. It's meant to be…
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Spring weather after Saturday

From Sunday, the temperature can rise to 14 degrees in the afternoon. Also next week it seems that we will have spring weather, with temperatures expected to be between the 10 and 15 degrees. According to Weeronline.nl yesterday. The weather…