Articles by

Alex Foster

Alex Foster is an American of Dutch heritage and 11 generations later he still feels a great love of all things Dutch! After college in the US, Alex lived in the Pieter DeHoochstraat for 2 years, learning basic Dutch and beginning a life-long affinity for the Netherlands. Currently, he returns annually and enjoys exploring all corners of the Netherlands.

A day trip to Dordrecht: the perfect day out

Dordrecht is perfect for a day trip from Rotterdam. It's just a quick 14-minute train ride and...

Kamp Westerbork: the notorious Nazi transit camp even Dutch people hardly know

The Province of Drenthe lies like a mysterious, empty middle pocket in the centre of the Netherlands,...

On American and Dutch gun culture (by a Netherlands loving American)

My Dutch friends keep asking me, "What the hell is going on in America?  Another mass shooting?!" ...

Amsterdam Museums Review A+ or F?

Amsterdam Museums Review I have a 50-year relationship with Amsterdam.  I first visited with my family in 1966....

Day Trips from Amsterdam: What to see in Delft

Looking for a conveniently close, yet traditional and beautiful Dutch city when planning a day trip from...
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