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Cara Räker 🇩🇪

Cara moved to the Netherlands at fifteen and she is here to stay! After all, there is so much to love about it, except maybe the bread (as every German will tell you). Next to finishing up her bachelor's degree in European politics (dry), Cara loves to do yoga, swim, and cook delicious veggie food.

Dutch Quirk #4: Eat dinner ridiculously early

It’s 6 PM, and you know what that means: first beer of the day, you might say,...

Hannie Schaft: the Dutch spy who was executed by the Nazis

Allegedly, when the first shot aiming at Hannie Schaft’s head only grazed her temple, she taunted the...

Here’s how you can help Ukraine from the Netherlands [UPDATED]

The Russian invasion of Ukraine and the ensuing war have sent shock waves throughout the Netherlands and...

Dutch Quirk #90: Go through a ridiculous number of dating stages before committing

So, you've been seeing someone for six months, you go on dates regularly, and you've met each...

11 Dutch treats that you need to eat (like, right now)

Dutch cuisine isn't known for its sweet creations, but you surely won't be disappointed with this list of 11 mouthwatering Dutch treats!

Cycling like a Dutchie? First, you have to pass their bike exam!

We all know that the Dutch love their bikes, and they love cycling. However, we were a...

Medicinal heroin? How the Dutch deal with their heroin addicts

Let’s get straight to it: The Dutch prescribe free heroin to their heroin addicts. And it’s legal...

5 times The Simpsons made the Dutch say “d’oh”!

Oh, The Simpsons 🎶. The animated sitcom with its quirky yellow characters has been running since 1989...