Goede voornemens New Year's Resolutions DutchexpatsHaarlem

Goede voornemens: New Year's Resolutions for the Dutch

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New year, new me. Or as they would say in the Netherlands: ‘Nieuwe…
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Travel through your senses, and let them take you to Mexico

When you think of home, what is the first thing that comes to…

Joel lives in Haarlem. Joel is sad. Joel is funny. Joel wrote a book.

So who is Joel Azulay? Joel is your neighbour who takes the dog…
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Organizing Your Wedding In Haarlem

Every year, 130,000 people get married in the Netherlands.…
Ikea SYMFONISKIkea

What's that noise coming from the painting?

Imagine you are lying on the couch, thinking about the beauty…
SMaSH Beer

SMaSH Beer Packet Taste Test

We are proud to present the first ever expatsHaarlem beer review!…
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Agatha Christie books you should read (and read again)

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During these recent strange times and periods of uncertainty,…
Greenjoy Boat Renting Summer 2020: Special € 20 Discount for expatsHaarlem readers

Greenjoy Boat Renting Summer 2020: Special € 20 Discount for expatsHaarlem readers

Wow, it’s amazing.. SUNNY WEATHER IN THE NETHERLANDS! Can you…
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Bison in Haarlem’s backyard

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Did you know that there is a herd European bison roaming a stone’s…
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Useful tools for video calls and online meetings

Your customers or colleagues are not together in the same location,…
Gluren bij de BurenRoyalty-free (author's own pic)

Musical tour of Haarlem with Gluren bij de Buren

On the day that many people stayed holed up behind closed doors…
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A day off in Hoofddorp

From water to land, between history and modernity: explore Hoofddorp…
One hundred best poems for boys and girls. Compiled by Marjorie Barrows

Poetry for beginners

Three gateway poetry books for beginners   As a…
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A day off in Bloemendaal

Take time out in affluent Bloemendaal, a short bike ride from…
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Marnetta's Soul Food

Food for the soul! From Jamaica to Haarlem, Fiona McGeever…
Landgoed Duin & Kruidberg

Pentecost 2019 in Holland

Something that intrigued me ever since I first arrived in Holland…
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Review Haarlem & Haarlemmermeer Housing & Education Event 2019

The ‘Haarlem and Haarlemmermeer Housing and Education Event’…
childrens books

Children’s books too (re)read as an adult.

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My friends are having children. And I am happy for them. I am…
Dutch Mystery Books

Dutch Mystery Books for a gezellige winteravond.

Reading a good mystery novel can be a very satisfying experience.…
Christoph Paulik

Visit Leonardo da Vinci at the Teylers Museum

The Teylers Museum for art and science opened in 1784 – five…
novels

3 novels from around the world.

When I moved to Haarlem in 2013, one of my biggest goals was…
Kweektuin

Visiting the Biomarkt at Haarlemmer Kweektuin

Living in Haarlem it is hard not to notice the big market at…
novels

Novels to better understand the Dutch

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Getting to know a new culture can be difficult, especially when…
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Get the Most from Haarlem — Rent a Boat at Greenjoy!

As 98% of Dutch people can swim and sailing a boat is an easy…
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An intimate, wonderful world of Circus Sijm

There’s magic in a traditional circus that can’t be topped…