As of 25 September, we no longer have to stay 1.5 metres from others. The coronavirus entry pass system is being introduced

Netherlands to reopen further with coronavirus entry pass

As of 25 September, we no longer have to stay 1.5 metres…
Back to school!Deleece Cook

Back to school!

If you’re a parent, you’ll be more than aware that children…
free COVID self-testsDimitri Karastelev

Ordering free COVID self-tests

The Dutch government has announced that between 10 August and…
Coronavirus vaccinations without appointmentUnsplash

Coronavirus vaccinations without appointment

Have you not been vaccinated against COVID-19 yet but do you…
No restrictions for on-site learning but other measures against COVID-19 extendedDaniel Schludi

No restrictions for on-site learning but other measures against COVID-19 extended

This week saw the 22 millionth dose of vaccine administered.…
Organizing Your Wedding In HaarlemPexels

Organizing Your Wedding In Haarlem

Every year, 130,000 people get married in the Netherlands.…
Coronavirus in the Netherlands: what changes from June 26Meghan Holmes

Coronavirus in the Netherlands: what changes from June 26

From June 26 most of the coronavirus measures in the Netherlands…
Since June 5th the Mall of the Netherlands in Leidschendam presents an interactive TikTok-Museum.Solen Feyissa

First Tik-Tok-Museum in The Netherlands

Since June 5th the Mall of the Netherlands in Leidschendam presents…
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What's that noise coming from the painting?

Imagine you are lying on the couch, thinking about the beauty…
Pentecost 2021 is on the 23th and 24th of June. Here a couple of tips to spend your long weekend.Pexels

Pentecost 2021 in Holland

Something that intrigued me ever since I first arrived in Holland…
summer holiday parks

Best holiday parks in the Netherlands for an unforgettable summer

Summer holidays are around the corner! If you are already thinking…
Bavaria takes over Haarlem brewery UiltjeUiltje

Bavaria takes over Haarlem brewery Uiltje

Uiltje Brewing Company from Haarlem, the brewer of specialty…
Buying a property in today’s housing marketTierra Mallorca

Buying a property in today’s housing market

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If you are, or have recently talked to anyone who is, a prospective…
This course is meant for children in the age between 8 and 12 to expand their knowledge of Dutch. Both online and face-to-face in Haarlem, starting May 10th.

Dutch for Children

This Monday afternoon course is meant for children in the age…
Haarlem women's day

International Women’s Day: 12 remarkable Haarlemmer women!

March 8 is the International Women's Day and here in Expats Haarlem…
Ben Coates article

The year of corona: Dutch superiority - Superior failure

In the Netherlands if we are better at something, we like international…
Online retail turnover increased by over 92 percentrupixen.com

Online retail turnover increased by over 92 percent

Online sales were 92.1 percent higher in January than in the…
https://www.rijksoverheid.nl/onderwerpen/coronavirus-covid-19/winkels-en-contactberoepen/winkelen-en-boodschappen-doenArturo Rey

Corona: rules for shops in the 1.5 metre society

From 3 March all non-essential shops may offer shopping by appointment.…
More breathing space in lockdown, but caution remainsMartin Sanchez

More breathing space in lockdown, but caution remains

The coronavirus measures are testing everyone’s resilience,…
Dutch turn to live-stream webcams during curfewGemeente Haarlem

Dutch turn to live-stream webcams during curfew

The national coronavirus curfew came into effect on January 23,…
Why do we love the snow?

Why do we love the snow so much?

There's no doubt that we are going through some weird times with…
Snow with bisschopswijn

Dutch snow? Time for Dutch mulled wine: bisschopswijn!

Finally, we had the snow storm we all have been waiting for and…
Lockdown measures tightened including curfewAnne Nygard

Lockdown measures tightened including curfew

On the evening of  Wednesday 20 January, prime minister Mark…
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Dutch government resigns: what are the consequences for the corona crisis?

The Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte’s government resigned on…
Netherlands to remain in lockdown until at least 9 February inclusiveMartin Sanchez on Unsplash

Dutch lockdown continues until at least 9 February

On the evening of Tuesday 12 January, prime minister Mark…
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Freebies for newborns in the Netherlands

When your new baby is delivered, this will undoubtedly be the…
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Festive food deliveries in Haarlem: order a tasty New Year treat!

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The period between Christmas and New Year can be a hazy, lazy…