Windmills, clogs, bikes, and tulips. For many, the Netherlands conjures images of a peaceful, relaxed, and liberal country. But don’t be fooled.
Social media is an integral part of every expat’s life. It’s how we stay connected to our friends and families back home. It’s also how we navigate our new lives abroad.
It can be easy to resist spring cleaning our homes until we really have no other choice. There can be many scenarios that finally help us to give in and at least make a plan.
Recently, the Dutch police have sent out a video warning that many people have been victims of a new phone scam going around the Netherlands.
Today marks the start of the Carnaval season. No, this isn’t about Brazil. The Southern Dutch provinces have a Carnaval all their own, though they share common roots.
Divorce rates in the Netherlands are high. Although getting divorced is now very common, this does not make it any less stressful.
The Netherlands, literally meaning ‘low-lying land’, is almost 26% below sea level. Around 17% of the whole country is reclaimed from the sea or lakes.
Theater festivals are great events to meet people. You can experience local and international culture on stage.
Wooden clogs, known in The Netherlands as “klompen”, are as quintessentially Dutch as the windmill and tulip.
The Dutch monarch can marry a person of the same gender without giving up their right to the throne, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says.