Articles by

Annabelle Willeme

Annabelle was born in Utrecht but grew up in Mali, Bosnia and Uganda. She moved back to Utrecht to study and is so far doing a terrible job getting back in touch with Dutch culture. Hopefully, it’s an upward trend from here. Besides writing she enjoys playing football, re-watching Grey’s Anatomy for the 10th time, drinking copious amounts of tea and has recently started trying to brew her own wine and beer… we’ll see how it goes.

Summer is here! 8 places to escape the heat in Utrecht

To all those who thought the Netherlands didn't have a summer worth speaking of, think again. With...

7 things that will get you fined while cycling in the Netherlands

The Netherlands is often called a 'bike paradise'. Despite this, there are 53 (!!) different ways you...

What’s up with the Dutch 21-dinner tradition?

While Dutch culture itself is already quite difficult to understand sometimes, Dutch student culture can be even...

Farmer protests fail to change new cattle regulations

Farmers have travelled to The Hague to protest new cattle feed regulations introduced by the Ministry of...

Have you seen this ‘corona spitter’ in Amsterdam?

Police have released pictures of "the corona spitter". In April, the man was accused of spitting on...

Parliamentary debate on institutional racism spirals out of control

On Wednesday the Dutch parliament went into a debate about institutional racism in the Netherlands. The debate...

How will the Dutch greet each other after coronavirus?

On Wednesday the current coronavirus measures will be loosened. Does this mean we can embrace our old...

Rutte press conference: this is what we’re expecting from the coronavirus measures

Details of the 7 PM press conference tonight have been leaked already. Dutch Prime Minister Rutte will...
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