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Store Your Seasonal Décor Like A ProKetut Subiyanto on Pexels

Store Your Seasonal Décor Like A Pro

Cooler temps mean the holidays are coming and bringing with them…
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Christmas from home in Haarlem: shining light on an Irish tradition

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Making sure there is a candle flickering in the window is one…
COVID-19: The Unwanted Christmas GuestJonathan Borba

COVID-19: The Unwanted Christmas Guest

I have such fond memories of Christmas time. Growing up, I would…
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A festive Dutch lesson for Christmas lovers

Ho, ho, ho! Christmas is here! The – normally – most wonderful…
What to do this autumn in and out of Haarlem

What to do this autumn in & out of Haarlem

The average autumn temperature in the Netherlands is a balmy…
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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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Top tips for last-minute Christmas shopping

Okay so it's December 18th, you could start to panic BUT we would…
Dortmund Christmas marketsJulia Smile ©

Dortmund Christmas Markets

A day trip to Dortmund Christmas Markets! When we think of the…
Vooges

Haarlem Xmas Comedy & Drinks

Join the Haarlem Xmas Comedy, with a great international line…
Haarlem ChristmasInage by Jill Wellington ©

Things to do in Haarlem this December

Happy holidays to all our expatsHaarlem readers, December has…
Christmas

Eco-friendly Christmas ideas that are also good for the Earth

We are living in times when caring about our environment is also…
Sinterklaas

Sinterklaas arrives to Haarlem!

Sinterklaas and his Pieten arrive by steamboat and moors on the…
Winter Village Hoofddorp

Winter Village Hoofddorp

Experience a true winter wonderland at Winter Village Hoofddorp. An…
Choir

Haarlem Haarmonix Christmas Concert

Come and support your local Haarlem choir, Haarlem Haarmonix,…
Christmas Market

Haarlem’s Christmas Market Photo Walk

The Christmas Market in Haarlem is one of the biggest and nicest…
Sinterklaas

Sinterklaas in Haarlem

Sinterklaas is coming to Haarlem on November 19 at 13:00! He…
Winteland Hoofddorp

Winterland Hoofddorp

Experience a true winter wonderland at Winterland Hoofddorp. An…
Haarlem Jazz Wintereditie

Haarlem’s Christmas carol singalong

Harlem Jazz & More Winter Edition with Christmas carols (Kerstsamenzang…
Shopping Haarlem

Christmas extra shopping hours in Haarlem

You don't have all the Christmas shopping done yet? You can make…
Sinterklaas 101

Sinterklaas 101: The Festive Period Dutch Style

It's that time of year! Sinterklaas has arrived and with him…
Christmas Shopping in Haarlem

Extra opening hours for shops in Haarlem at Christmas.

Hurrah! Now there is no excuse not to buy presents this year.…
Holidays

Holidays and home visits…finding the balance

Holidays are meant to be fun, right? And yet often they’re…
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12 Powerful (and Inexpensive) Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

We have all heard it before: the holidays are a time for giving,…
Connected

Tips for Staying Connected with your Partner during the Holidays

If I were really honest, the TOP thing on my holiday wish would…
Gifts

Top tips in choosing gifts for children for the holiday season

The holiday season can be a period of frenzy for most parents.…
Haarlem City of Light

Haarlem City of Light

Tonight the festivity lights will be put on. Where in the city…
Christmas Commercial AH (Albert Heijn) from Bloemendaal and Overveen

Christmas Commercial AH (Albert Heijn) from Bloemendaal and Overveen

The Christmas Commercial is recorded in "our" Bloemendaal and…