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Freya Sawbridge

Freya was born in Edinburgh but raised in New Zealand (cue every person she meets saying “oh I have always wanted to go there but it’s so far away!”). A restless and curious nature has led her to move countries 5 times in the last 3 years in attempt to find a place she can call home. She contacted DutchReview on a whim and arrived in the Netherlands in summer 2019 to start her internship.

Tilburg’s LocHal beats out thousands of entries and wins World Building of the Year 

A gentrified factory in Tilburg has gained international recognition as World Building of the Year. The esteemed...

Plans in motion to ban recreational use of laughing gas

State Secretary, Paul Blockhuis, is eager to ban the recreational use of laughing gas. Talks were already...

Amsterdam has the most expensive on-street parking in the world

Amsterdam is getting recognition after recognition. Last month it was named the safest city in Europe and...

Following a surge in sexual assaults and rapes, Leiden students petition for change

Just this year alone in Leiden, there have been more than 40 sexual abuse reports, 16 of...

Amsterdam is the 25th most visited city in the world

Euromonitors' 'Top 100 City Destinations' 2019 report reveals that Amsterdam is more popular than Barcelona and Berlin...

Falling over claims 13 people’s lives each day

Statistics Netherlands reported a total of 4628 people died in 2018 after an unfortunate fall. This averages...

Big Brother: is this supermarket taking security cameras too far?

In Jumbo supermarket's Alphen aan den Rijn store, dozens of cameras scan and record customers' faces. The...

The best extra-curricular groups for expats in Amsterdam

It can be hard moving to a new city and loneliness is a rising epidemic. Joining an...
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