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Love letter to the NetherlandsRe-use with no attribution required

My love letter to the Netherlands

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Dutch life from the perspective of an expat living in these flat…
Gerd Altmann ©

Top tips for last-minute Christmas shopping

Okay so it's December 18th, you could start to panic BUT we would…
Speeltuin

Best Speeltuin in Haarlem.

What kid can resist a good playground? Luckily, we can find…
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…
CoffeeSeemi Samuel

I am against 'meetings with coffee', and this is why you should be too.

New acquaintances often begin with coffee. Who knows what this…
healthhttps://pixabay.com/users/rawpixel-4283981/

MANAGING A HEALTH CONDITION ABROAD.

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

Things to do in Haarlem this March.

EVENTS, EVENTS & MORE EVENTS! From a Kids Carnival to a…
short plane trip

Quick reads for a short plane trip.

If you have read any of my previous articles, I am sure you…
London with kidshttps://pixabay.com/en/users/annie_bridie-11346/

Travel Ideas 2019: London with kids

If you have children and love travelling, London is the perfect…
canal© Siebe Baarda

Things to do in Haarlem this January.

January is a sleepy month, as Haarlem recovers from the merrymaking,…

Plastic pollution – ignoring doesn’t mean solving.

When I was a kid, I found a pigeon on the street. It couldn’t…
Dutch Mystery Books

Dutch Mystery Books for a gezellige winteravond.

Reading a good mystery novel can be a very satisfying experience.…
living abroad

14 Ways to Survive the Holidays when you’re Living Abroad

December begins and that means the holiday season arrives. If…
December

Things to do in Haarlem this December

Sings - 'It's the most wonderful time of the year!' I can't believe…
Christmas

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

We are living in times when caring about our environment is also…
money for my work

What should I do? I feel ashamed to ask money for my work.

At the beginning of my freelance life, I completed a task but…
Christoph Paulik

Visit Leonardo da Vinci at the Teylers Museum

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

3 classic horror books for a spooky Halloween

When I was a little king my mother used to read to me and my…
toneel and filmschuur

Toneel and Filmschuur 'language no problem' program from September to December.

Toneel-en Filmschuur Haarlem offers a ‘language no problem’…
Maasvlakte beach

Maasvlakte Beach, a paradise of its own

Every summer, our little family would venture outside Rotterdam…
circus sijm

An intimate, wonderful world of Circus Sijm

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

What is in a name?

Adolf is aloof, boring and probably has a hidden agenda. Geraldine…
Haarlem

Things to do in Haarlem this May

Its now May in Haarlem and there are lots of things to do! On…