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Abuzer van Leeuwen πŸ‡³πŸ‡±

Abuzer founded DutchReview a decade ago because he thought expats needed it and wanted to make amends for the Dutch cuisine. He has a Masters in Political Science and IT but somewhere always wanted to study history or good old football. He also a mortgage in the Netherlands and will happily tell you too how to get one. Born and raised in Rotterdam, Abuzer now lives in Leiden but is always longing back to his own international year in Italy.

7 questions answered about getting a Dutch mortgage in 2024

So you finally decided to buy a house in the Netherlands instead of renting. Congrats! That’s a...

A summer break in Oostende: not your average beach town

Looking for the perfect spot for a summer getaway from the Netherlands? Look no further than Oostende,...

From the lowlands to Leuven: take a trip to the fantastic Flemish city

With its rich history, lively culture, and captivating architecture, the Belgian town of Leuven offers a perfect weekend...

What you need to know about Labour Day in the Netherlands

It's Labour Day in the Netherlands. Yes, people, gather round! It's the universal holiday on which we...

BREAKING: Internationals must soon pass intense test to stay in the Netherlands, cabinet leak reveals

Update:Een april, kikker in je bil (April 1, frog in your butt)! Alright, the Dutch expression doesn’t...

Where to eat in Rotterdam: 15 trendy restaurants to go to in 2024

Wondering where to eat in Rotterdam? Looking for a trendy hipster place? A gourmet experience? Or just...

Monthly alarm sirens in the Netherlands: what you need to know

So you're wondering why you're hearing sirens in the Netherlands on a Monday morning. First of all,...

Why the Netherlands will never have an ‘Elfstedentocht’ (Eleven Cities Tour) again

An Elfstedentocht in Friesland, the Netherlands is what the Dutch people want more than winning a World...