New coronavirus measures: face masks are back, more working at home again and coronapass entry in more locations

New coronavirus measures: face masks are back, more working at home again and coronapass entry in more locations

The government  has announced this second of November, 2021,…
Nationalities in the regions

We are great, but how many are we?

Yes, us expats are interesting and fun and adventurous and brave,…
Are you feeling safe in your relationships?

Are you feeling safe in your relationships?

To connect with others, it’s often important that we feel safe…
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.…
War Paint For Men opens world's first men’s makeup storePaolo Santambrogio

War Paint For Men opens world's first men’s makeup store

Men’s beauty brand War Paint for Men opened the world’s…
Understanding healthcare system in Haarlem

Understanding Non-Emergency Healthcare In Haarlem

The Dutch healthcare system is one of the best in the world,…
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…
Ikea SYMFONISKIkea

What's that noise coming from the painting?

Imagine you are lying on the couch, thinking about the beauty…
repatriation expatNest

REPATRIATION: Will I ever feel that I belong somewhere?

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I love the concept of “Cultureland”. It expresses the essence…
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…
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…
Aneta photo win

Aneta, who won the 'Unlike Portrait Awards', lives in Haarlem!

I recently saw this portrait that left me speechless. The light,…
A good year Czech wines

Dreams do come true and Dušan lives his in Haarlem!

When I met Dušan the first thing I saw was his passion for Czech…
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,…
Camille learning Dutch with Taalthuisroyalty free

Back to school: Camille and her Dutch learning journey

As an expat moving to a new country, learning the local language…
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The tricky expat question: where is home?

Expats the world over establish themselves in new places, but…
Moroccan landscaperoyalty free (reuse possible without attribution)

Travel tales: moving to Morocco with a passion for photography

During this period of time when we cannot travel, let’s look…