Articles by

Emily Burger

Emily grew up in South Africa but has also lived in Egypt, the UK, Canada and now the Netherlands. She first came here for her Bachelors in Arts and Culture at Maastricht University and soon fell in love with the land of canals, clogs and cheese. When she's not daydreaming about sci-fi movies or countries yet to explore, you can find her writing for DutchReview.

Dutch sororities and fraternities: yep, they exist (and are echt bizarre)

Hold up — sororities and fraternities in the Netherlands? Isn’t that an American thing? Well, it’s kind...

Hiking trails in Maastricht: 7 top routes for a walk in the wild

The idea of hiking is a bit of a stretch in most parts of the Netherlands, but...

Student societies in the Netherlands: what you need to know

The Netherlands has an incredibly rich student life, where students are encouraged to take on extracurricular activities....

Amsterdam’s blossoming bikes keep popping up and we’re OBSESSED

Brightly coloured bikes decorated in flowers, butterflies and clocks have been popping up all over Amsterdam for...

Surfing in the Netherlands: where to go and what to know [2021]

Surf’s up in the Netherlands? You bet. If you can brave the chilly waters, there are plenty...

How to set up your utilities in the Netherlands (in English!) with PartnerPete

Setting up your water, electricity, and other utilities in the Netherlands can be stressful enough to pull...

The Dutch and South Africa: more than just Apartheid and Boers

The Dutch changed the course of South African history, culture and identity the moment they first stepped...

Jump on a call with PartnerPete: all your questions about Dutch utilities explained

Need to set up your utilities in the Netherlands but not sure where to start? Maybe you're...
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