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The Municipality of Haarlem warns citizens to watch out for caterpillars.Unsplash

Processionary caterpillars danger in Haarlem

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The Municipality of Haarlem warns citizens to watch out…
Haarlem & Haarlemmermeer Housing & Career EventexpatsHaarlem

Housing & Career Event 2022

Get information, meet services and businesses, attend free workshops…
Goede voornemens New Year's Resolutions DutchexpatsHaarlem

Goede voornemens: New Year's Resolutions for the Dutch

New year, new me. Or as they would say in the Netherlands: ‘Nieuwe…
In which countries do people exercise most around the world and what stops them doing more?Emma Simpson on Unsplash

In which countries do people exercise most around the world and what stops them doing more?

A new global Ipsos study conducted with the World Economic Forum…
free COVID self-testsDimitri Karastelev

Ordering free COVID self-tests

The Dutch government has announced that between 10 August and…
Understanding healthcare system in Haarlem

Understanding Non-Emergency Healthcare In Haarlem

The Dutch healthcare system is one of the best in the world,…
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Proof that the corona-vaccine works

The age of corona patients admitted to hospital is shooting down.…
Haarlem corona patient to Germany

A coronavirus patient from Haarlem taken by helicopter to German hospital

On Monday 21 December, a  coronavirus patient from Haarlem was…
Refilling water bottle more dirty than licking toilet seatPhoto by Kate Joie on Unsplash

Refilling water bottle more dirty than licking toilet seat

While reusing water bottles is good for the environment, it may…
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We have a rise in COVID-19 infections in the Netherlands, please remember to stay safe

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As COVID-19 cases rise, people in the Netherlands seem to act…
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Government’s next steps to ease measures for tackling the coronavirus

The Dutch government announced a step-by-step approach on 19…
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Government press conference on relaxation of coronavirus measures

On the evening of 6 May, the prime minister Mark Rutte and minister…
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Government measures to control coronavirus extended

Announced this week, the Dutch government has extended most measures…
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Don’t forget to be kind to your skin

Even though we are staying indoors and not getting as much fresh…
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Netherlands closes schools, bars, cafes and restaurants in coronavirus fight

All schools and daycare centres in the Netherlands will be shut…
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Will Dutch hand washing habits improve in order to combat coronavirus?

With the announcement today of the second case of coronavirus…
caterpillars

Danger poisonous caterpillars in the Netherlands

A plague of poisonous caterpillars explodes throughout the country. It…
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MANAGING A HEALTH CONDITION ABROAD.

It can be extremely stressful when we or someone we love becomes…
sleepless nights

When expat worries become sleepless nights.

“I can’t sleep.” “I don’t sleep through the night.”…
Interview of the month

Interview of the month November 2016

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Arriving in a new country is such a change, and  how to feel…
Massage

Zen Through ‘Hands By Ellen’ Holistic Massage

Today I visited the Holistic massage practice of Ellen Goossens,…
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Sitting is the new smoking, and the Dutch are the official European champions!

Yep that’s right, Dutchies apparently like to sit, more so…
Schiphol

Schiphol pollution levels potential health risk

Many of us live relatively close to Schiphol airport. Where…
Finally! The first comparison site for Dutch health insurance in English (Photo: Globelink)

Finally! The first comparison site for Dutch health insurance in English

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ZorgWijzer.nl has launched the first and only Dutch health insurance…
How to lose those extra kilos weight (and never get them again)

How to lose those extra kilos weight (and never get them again)

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I've never considered myself fat. Moreover, most of my life people…
Horsemeat yay or nay (Photo: Tracy Brown Hamilton)

Horsemeat: Yay or Neigh?

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While the horsemeat scandal highlighted the aversion many have…