Tag Archives: netherlands

Living In Holland vs UK

So I have been promising this for a while. A post about Holland and why I decided to leave after 6 months. I intentionally left some time to reflect on the experience and also to allow my grey matter to … Continue reading

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Dating Dutch

Interesting, if controversial, post on Expatica about dating Dutch. I found the ‘research methodology’ rather amusing (mining and comparing the expat forums across countries, lol). I thought some of the observations were true, even though I am married and lived here … Continue reading

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The Secret To Successful Marriage And Relationship

A bit of an unusual post today. I don’t recommend books a lot. The last couple I’ve been on and on about were Power of Now and Escape Manifesto. But this book is amazing. If you are in a long … Continue reading

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Food. Food. And Food.

What are you guys all doing today? How is your weekend? Mine is slow and lazy, just how I like it 🙂 Before I migrate to the sofa and assume horizontal position, a quick hi and post. I’ve discovered Cookening, … Continue reading

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Amsterdam For Tourists: What’s Legal? (via CNN)

It’s interesting how once you get interested in something or something becomes relevant to you, you seem to notice it and information on it everywhere, isn’t it? Selective perception it’s called I believe. I am noticing more information on Holland … Continue reading

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Wine Barrel Hotel In Stavoren

As promised, a lighter hearted/ less practical post 🙂 Apparently there is a wine barrel hotel in North Holland. Thanks to Thrillist for this information 🙂 Tripadvisor reviews are mixed, but I still think it’s a fantastic idea, especially if you … Continue reading

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Child Benefit In Holland

At a risk of boring you to death, here is some practical information on child benefit in Holland (where I am currently) for those who it may be of use to. For others, watch out for my next post 🙂 … Continue reading

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