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Why it seems difficult to make friends in the Netherlands

When I meet expats I am always curious to know what they think of the Netherlands, and one issue that has always come up is the one of making friends. 644 more words


Hot Tug in Rotterdam

When two fantastic things come together you get the Hot Tug! The ultimate – and surprisingly unheard of – canal experience offered in The Netherlands. 612 more words


7 girls, 6 waffles, 5 bikes, 4 brownies, 3 canals, 2 coffee shops, 1 Amsterdam

Amsterdam has a rep for being a city of sin, and although it isn’t all that, sometimes it is. Over the course of my travels I’ve heard some hilarious stories from different backpackers about what happens after you exit the infamous coffee shops in Amsterdam. 559 more words


Sinterklaas has Arrived!

Sinterklaas arrived today! He, as i’m sure you probably assumed, is the Dutch version of jolly ole’ St. Nick. The story goes something like this… 805 more words

Life In Groningen

Rediscover the Familiar

It’s day 14 of NaBloPoMo, where every day of November I publish a blog post of some sort. We’re almost half way there! Each day I look back on my posts on this day last year, and I can’t help but feel that last year’s posts were so much more interesting, even if they did not contain much substance. 233 more words


10 Things I Miss About This Time Last Year| Tuesday Ten

Sometimes trying to come up with a topic for a blog can be downright difficult. Inspiration just loves to get lost en route to what should be an enlightening moment.  1,124 more words