Entries by Dan Glasstetter

Dog culture in the Netherlands

There are approximately 1.85 million dogs in The Netherlands and not a single one of them is homeless. The Netherlands is widely credited with being the first country in the world with no stray dogs, and that’s just the tip of the iceberg of the wonderful Dutch dog culture. If you are a dog lover, […]

Putting wild game on the menu

Most of our favourite comfort food is born in the recipes that mom made for us when we were kids – but as our palettes mature and we learn to cook on our own, we venture away from mom’s recipes and build our own comfort food repertoire. For me that means wild game, or in […]

Funny language flops of an expat

The best way to master a foreign language is to jump in and start interacting with the locals. Sure, you will make mistakes – such as signing off an email with ‘friendly vegetables’ instead of ‘kind regards’ (writing groenten instead of groeten), or mispronouncing the word ‘yellow’ and unknowingly telling someone that you bought horny […]