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Pentecost 2021 in Holland

Something that intrigued me ever since I first arrived in Holland…
Bloemendal Galery reopening

Art in Haarlem: Just like the flowers, Galerie Bloemendaal is coming back to us this month!

Finally, the Galerie Bloemendaal reopens after five months with…
Aneta 30 over 30

Are you a woman over 30? It's time to celebrate... you, with a special photo-shoot!

Get ready to celebrate your amazing self this May! The super-talented…
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…
Pandemic Getaways

Wonderful and safe getaways during the pandemic

Since March 2020, the Netherlands has had several different levels…
Aneta photo win

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

I recently saw this portrait that left me speechless. The light,…
swap studio

Free new clothes while saving the environment: Start swapping!

The fashion industry has a disastrous impact on the environment.…
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…
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…
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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…
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Local Charities Worldwide: four Haarlemmers start a revolution of giving

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I don’t know about you but I am quite done getting my heart…
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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…
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Travel tales: moving to Morocco with a passion for photography

During this period of time when we cannot travel, let’s look…
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Online happenings for January

During the current period of lockdown, people are looking for…
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Can we really compare our cultures?

Across the globe, ways of life differ immeasurably – yet people…
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Feeling blue this festive season?

Some of us, this year more than ever, might be dreading the upcoming…
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Putting wild game on the menu

Most of our favourite comfort food is born in the recipes that…
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Simpel voted Website of the Year 2020

On 26 November, 2020, Simpel was voted the 'Website of the Year…
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Haarlem happenings in December

December is here and the festive season is just around the corner!…
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November happenings for Haarlem's 775 years

This month our November events are fully focused on the fantastic…
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Haarlem: 775 years!

On 23 November, in the year 1245, Haarlem received city rights…
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Cycling with kids in the Netherlands

Dutch kids grow up on bikes – and it is never too early to…