Articles by

Bobby Salomons

Bobby Salomons is an Amsterdam-based published author and movie-blogger holding up too many balls to juggle at once. Suffering from Tortured Artist-syndrome he is left with no choice or hope until eventually breaking through.

The complete guide to eating herring in the Netherlands (without traumatising yourself!)

So you want to Dutch and eat herring. Like, really, "part of the crew". Cool – we...

The Dutch East India Company was richer than Apple, Google and Facebook combined

So how rich was the Dutch East India Company (VOC)? If you're wondering what paid for all...

7 things the Dutch are ridiculously good at

What? We can't share our pride in the best little country in the world? Well, we're doing...

Dual citizenship in the Netherlands: why the Dutch discourage it

The Dutch government have been actively discouraging dual citizenship for years now, in other words — ...

Dutch icon “Afsluitdijk” become glow-in-the-dark “Gates of Light”.

Have you seen these incredible glowing gates by architect/artist Daan Roosegaarde and his team? The Afsluitdijk highway...

Televisie in the Netherlands: your guide for the best and worst Dutch television

So you've been in Holland for a while and keep hearing Dutch friends, co-workers and weird people...

The ultimate guide on 7 places to live near Amsterdam

Sometimes the capital of the Netherlands is just too expensive and tourist filled. Accordingly, we have a guide...

Flags in the Netherlands: everything you need to know

It's rare to see any real patriotism in the Netherlands, with a permanently ingrained fear of nationalism...
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