by Before we moved to Rotterdam, we didn’t know much about the Netherlands. All we knew was that it was famous for tulips and windmills. Well, there is a lot more to know about the Netherlands and Rotterdam than that! Here are just a few fun facts to help you get more acquainted with Rotterdam […]
by In recent years, words like “hygge” or “ikigai” have taken the Internet by storm. Hygge, a Danish word, refers to a feeling of coziness, spending time in a nice atmosphere with friends, while ikigai is a Japanese expression for finding one’s purpose in life. In 2019, I coincidentally added a new word to the […]
How does a highly mobile expat family celebrate Christmas? This is the story of one multicultural family’s Christmas tradtions.
by The Achterhoek is an area in the most easterly part of the Netherlands stretching between Arnhem and Nijmegen, in the province of Gelderland. It is also one of the most beautiful parts of the Netherlands, known for its abundant nature, rural landscape, and picturesque villages. Best of all it’s my home. And all this […]
by I recently moved to Groningen and loved learning more about my new home. It helped me appreciate where we live and affirmed my family’s choice to move to a lesser-known part of this Viking country. Even average Dutch citizens will admit to never having visited this province in northern Netherlands. A Hidden Gem in […]