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28 paintings by Vermeer in a museum for the first time. Or 27?

From 10 February, no fewer than 28 paintings by Vermeer will…
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TikTok shows triggering videos to people with eating disorder

TikTok is very harmful for people with eating disorders, doctors…
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Women twice as likely to have corona vaccine side effect

Women are twice as likely as men to suffer an adverse reaction…
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ExpatsHaarlem February Events

Brewery Tour De Prael Brewery Houthavens What:…
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If laughter is the food of love and friendship, then come get…
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Something Spicy Comedy!

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Soon: cycling from Haarlem to Amsterdam on the F200

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DUTCH TO THE RESCUE with Greg Shapiro at Amsterdam Brewery

Combine one of the best international comedians in The Netherlands…
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Brewery Tour De Prael Houthavens Amsterdam

Take a guided tour to get an insight into the beer brewing process…
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New park in Haarlem at Dome Cathedral Nieuwe Bavo

Square at Dome Cathedral Nieuwe Bavo becomes park. The…
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We all bring rules from our childhoods into our adult lives.…
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Plastic bottle experiment in Haarlem city centre

Although there has recently been a deposit on PET bottles, many…
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Haarlem New Year’s Comedy 2023

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What’s with all the penises on expatsHaarlem?

As the editors of ExpatsHaarlem, we often get asked why our blog seems to have a preoccupation with penises. The answer is simple: we just can't get enough of them. You see, as expats living in Haarlem, we are constantly on the lookout for new and exciting cultural experiences. And what could be more quintessentially Dutch than a good old-fashioned penis?
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Epiphany celebrations

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GREG SHAPIRO, Comedian. American. Dutchman. The voice of Trump…
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Circus performer out of danger after fall from great height in Haarlem

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Fireworks Old and New Year’s Eve in Haarlem

As of Old and New Year's Eve 2023, there will be a ban on fireworks…
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Bubble trouble to… fizz into the new year!

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