Lifestyle: Living, Leisure, Work and Wellness

Topless sunbathing is out (Photo: Getty Images)

Topless sunbathing is out

European women choose less and less for topless sunbathing  This…
The Amsterdam Casual sex guide (Photo: Thinkstock)

The Amsterdam Casual sex guide

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The sun has been shining in Amsterdam, everywhere I look I see…
Haarlem CS

Haarlem CS

Haarlem CS (Central Station): origin, style, architectonic…
Jopenkerk in Haarlem turned into the Temple of Beer (Photo: Luca Coppola)

Jopenkerk in Haarlem turned into the Temple of Beer

The most amazing thing in Holland is the attitude to consider…
Holidays Under the Tuscan Sun (Photo: Lidia Bernabei)

Holiday Under the Tuscan Sun

'La Dolce Vita', the sweet way of life, we can't get enough of…
Letter To the Young Mum in the Mammacare Waiting Area

Letter To the Young Mum in the Mammacare Waiting Area

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Yesterday in the waiting area I noticed you. You came out of…
Dutch population not getting enough sleep

Dutch population not getting enough sleep

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Many people in the Netherlands are not sleeping well. According…
Cito scores 2014: Compare schools in your municipality (Photo: RTL Nieuws)

Cito scores 2014: Compare schools in your municipality

RTL Nieuws has made a calculation tool to compare the final Cito…
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Spaarne 66, second best terrace!

Haarlem's restaurant "Spaarne 66" has ended as second best in…
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Free Festival: Haarlem Culinair

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Once a year the biggest free culinary festival within Haarlem…
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Trampoline jumping in the depth

Since Friday 4 July the world's first 'underground trampoline'…
Best Pool of the Year Election (Photo: ANP)

Best Pool of the Year Election

Summer! And that means (hopefully) nice weather. Time to look…
12 things parents raising bilingual children need to know (Photo: Rachel Ranting)

12 things parents raising bilingual children need to know

1 – It doesn’t happen by magic Children do not become bilingual…
How to fit into Dutch society, have a home birth (Photo: Sofeminine)

How to fit into Dutch society, have a home birth

The Shallow Man, after ten years in the Netherlands has learned…
Jopenkerk in Haarlem, the temple of Haarlem's beer (Photo: Fashion Lady Lovely)

Jopenkerk in Haarlem, the temple of Haarlem's beer

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It is well known that the Dutch love beer,.... so much that they…
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Gluten and wheat free chocolate cake

Searching for a gluten and wheat free yummy chocolate cake??! If…
The Best Exercises for High Calorie Burn

The Best Exercises for High Calorie Burn

We all know that exercise is an important part of every weight-loss…
Patxaran in Haarlem, the true flavor of Spain

Patxaran in Haarlem, the true flavor of Spain

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Wouldn't you like to feel like in Spain, in a real tapas bar…
21st Century Global School - bilingual primary education in Haarlem (21st Century Global School)

21st Century Global School - bilingual primary education in Haarlem

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21st Century Global School - Interview with the founder, Ingrid…
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Yes. Summer has finally arrived..!!

In case you haven't noticed.. Today it's June 21st. In other…
Dutch crèches refusing non-vaccinated children

Dutch crèches refusing non-vaccinated children

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At least 5 crèches in the Netherlands now refuse children who…
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Spring photo contest: we have a winner!

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Back in May we had this photo contest where our members could…
INTERVIEW DANIEL-RYAN SPAULDING (Photo: Arianna, Daniel, Novita)

INTERVIEW DANIEL-RYAN SPAULDING

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Daniel-Ryan Spaulding, the Internationally-Touring Canadian Stand-Up…
Shit Expats Say in The Netherlands

Shit Expats Say in the Netherlands

Stand-up Comedian Daniel-Ryan Spaulding explores expat culture…

Songs not to play on Father's Day

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Songs not to play on Father’s Day   It is Father’s…
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Father's Day

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Father’s Day (Vaderdag) in the Netherlands is always the third…
This weekend: today Vlaggetjesdag in Scheveningen; tomorrow: Fish market in Ijmuiden (Photo: Spits)

This weekend: today Vlaggetjesdag in Scheveningen; tomorrow: Fish market in IJmuiden

Vlaggetjesdag” (Flag Day) festival is celebrated today, June…
Being a mother.... looks familiar ?
Beach Body Diet Tips (Photo: Fitness Magazine)

Beach Body Diet Tips

With the summer sun heating things up, it’s time to shed those…
Clothing industry revises children's sizes (Photo: NOS)

Clothing industry revises children's sizes

Dutch children are on average 2 kilos heavier than they were…