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.

Aparthotel Adagio — have a long-stay in luxury (at an affordable price)

Are you planning a move to Amsterdam? Or perhaps coming to the city for a nice long...

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?...

Worm hotels in the Netherlands: an eco-friendly approach to community building

Community-composting is taking off in the Netherlands. So far its effectiveness in addressing food waste has only...

Stunning colourised footage of Rotterdam before WWII (video inside!)

This newly colourised footage of Rotterdam before the war offers a unique glimpse into the city's former...

Inside the British School in the Netherlands’ newest campus 

The British School in the Netherlands (BSN) has recently opened a brand new, state-of-the-art senior school campus...

The cost of living in Amsterdam: all you need to know

With numerous global companies, a high quality of life, plenty of cultural capital, and a strong international...

Weekly update: Dutch infections dropping but over 66% of new cases more contagious variant

The RIVM has released its weekly figures for the period of January 27 to February 2. We've...

Netherlands ranks 75th out of 98 countries for its approach to managing coronavirus

The Netherlands ranks 75th in the world for the quality of its coronavirus approach, according to new...
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