Articles by

Brin Andrews

Brin is an avid ice cream eater from the US, calling Amsterdam home since early 2019. As a lover of mountains, life below sea level has been a bit of an adjustment, but she manages to stay afloat with long runs, wine, and frequent travel. Incidentally, these are a few of her favourite topics to write about.

Your guide to drop: the Dutch take on liquorice

The infamous Dutch drop: some salivate at the thought of it, while others wince and pucker. Dutchies love...

These derelict Rotterdam train tracks are being made over into a luscious green airpark!

Sitting six metres above street level, the narrowest and longest roof park in the Netherlands is being...

Video: incredible footage of 1920s Amsterdam in colour

Looking for a little diversion from reality? How about a mesmerising video of Amsterdam circa 1922 —...

Zwarte Piet: the full guide to the Netherlands’ most controversial tradition

Many in the Netherlands view Zwarte Piet (Black Pete) as an innocent, jovial addition to the Dutch...

7 reasons the Dutch don’t do debt

Dutch culture tends to be pretty opposed to credit cards and debt, but why is that exactly?...

What to do when it’s raining: the ultimate guide to Amsterdam indoors

Whether you’re looking for something entertaining, exciting, educational, or just plain gezellig, you’ll find it in Amsterdam,...

Hiking in Amsterdam: top 7 places for wandelen near the city

Hiking and Amsterdam are two words that are not often paired — but that didn't stop us...

Moving to Amsterdam: the ultimate guide

Whether it’s for work, love, education, or simply a new adventure, if you’re considering moving to Amsterdam,...
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