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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Bus Mystery Solved

The village I live in at the moment is connected to the big city by buses. There is no other public transport. Having lived in South London, my amygdala gets stressed out at an idea of taking a bus. But … Continue reading

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Top 10 Places To Visit In The Netherlands

The list is very cool, my top favourite is the national park. Maybe there I will finally have courage to get on a bike. Last time I cycled was in Japan, when I went to get some burgers, and it does … Continue reading

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Wikipedia Of Expat Living In Holland

I’ve spent too much time on the subject of happiness lately 🙂  Now back to Holland, my current place of residence. It’s been raining for 2 weeks, pretty much non stop, so the weather is not too exciting at the … Continue reading

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Op = Op

Back to the practicalities of being a happy nomad 🙂  I do miss Money Saving Expert and This Is Money newsletter equivalents, in the Netherlands it’s more about the newspapers. Yep, you get info on the deals and discounts via … Continue reading

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Networking, Career Club And A Twesume

So I am looking for a job. Made my first twesume, had fun doing it, check it out: awesome marketer, 10+ yrs intl mkng experience, 4 a role in sustainability/ NGO/ social/ startup #twesume #hireme For marketing, I find the … Continue reading

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