Groene boekje Dutch Language

Dutch language gets thousands of official new words

Thousands of new words will be included in the new edition of…

De Vrije School

The range of types of education and schools is large. What to…
Haarlem Cultuur Festival 2015.

Haarlem Cultural Festival 2015

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Autumn is getting closer and it is more tempting to plop, with…
aromantic

Dutch men are not ROMANTIC!

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The word “Dutch” has some negative connotations.  In the…
Rental prices in major cities skyrockett (Photo ANP)

Rental prices in major cities skyrocket

Rental prices in the private sector are going through the roof…

30 TOTALLY FREE THINGS TO DO IN AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam is an expensive city. Sure, the rent prices are…
Heineken bier

The Netherlands world’s second-biggest beer exporter

Dutch brewers hit in 2014 a record high as world’s second-biggest…
Dutch holiday maker has more often sex

Dutch holiday maker has more often sex

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Nearly three-quarters of the Dutch have more sex on holiday than…
ProefPark Haarlem

Interview ProefPark Haarlem: We want a culinary revolution

Most Haarlem Foodies know that ProefPark Haarlem is coming up,…
Dutch gin

Dutch gin best in the world

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In the United States the gin of the Dutch distillery Rutte in…
Haarlem Culinair

Haarlem Culinair 2015

The biggest food event of Haarlem is almost starting: Haarlem…
Travelling

10 Tips to Save Money when Travelling

Do you want budget travel tips for free? Would you like to travel…
Italian mistakes

6 embarrassing mistakes to avoid in Italian

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Learning Italian or planning to exercise your Italian during…
Terrace

Terraces more expensive, Amsterdam on top

People going out for a round of drinks on a terrace will in…
NS Actie

Kids Free: kids travel unlimited and for free on NS trains

With the Kids Free Subscription 3 children of 4/11-years-old…
gender pay gap

Dutch gender pay gap disminishes under one euro an hour

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The wage gap between men and women in the Netherlands is shrinking…
multilingualism

Multilingualism Is Not An Excuse!

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So often, I found myself saying or thinking: “She doesn’t…
Dutch food

22 DUTCH FOODS YOU MUST TRY

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Get your taste buds ready to sample some traditional Dutch food!…
Dutch Labour Law

Changes in Dutch Labour Law 2015

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As of 1 July 2015, new Dutch labour laws may result in some changes…
Sorry guys, beards are over

Sorry guys, beards are over

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Beards are officially dead. What was once seen as the ultimate…
Google

The Netherlands first country with new Google public transport service

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The Netherlands debuts as the first country in the world where…
ChildrenPhotosOnline

Sharing Photos Of Children Online: Eight Ways You Can Do It

I’ve been very open about sharing my children’s pictures…

Vijfhoekkunstroute 2015

This weekend the 10th edition of the Vijfhoekkunstroute (Vijfhoek…
Luilak

Luilak Day

Saturday before Pentecost: little wagons and a lot of noise?…
Morning

Who knew there could BE such a thing as a “Miracle Morning”?

To set the record straight, I am not a naturally born morning…
A lot of tick bites in our dunes

A lot of tick bites in our woods and dunes

The amount of tick bites is increasing in the Netherlands. In…
4 & 5 May: Remembrance Day and Liberation Day (Photo: Melanie Caitlin)

4 & 5 May: Remembrance Day and Liberation Day 2015

The Netherlands is unique among the other European countries…
Thrill Grill

Thrill Grill opens its doors in Haarlem

My friend Lizzy of Haarlem Foodies tipped me: Thrill Grill opens…
Anniversary

EXPATSHAARLEM' S FIRST ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

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Happy Anniversary! EXPATSHAARLEM TURNS 1! It has been…
Flower Parade

Flower Parade Bollenstreek 2015

The Bloemencorso Bollenstreek, or Flower Parade of the Bollenstreek…