Articles by

Heather Slevin

Heather is a Dublin native, addicted to catching the Luas, the Irish version of a tram, for one stop, and well used to the constant rain and shine. Seeking to swap one concrete city for another (with a few more canals and a friendlier attitude to cyclists) here she is with the Dutch Review! As a Creative Writing student, she can usually be found sweating over the complicated formatting of her latest poem or deep inside the pages of a book, and loves writing, writing, writing.

8 weird things about dying in the Netherlands

So, you’re planning on dying in the Netherlands. Well, not so much planning as…. you know, planning...

13 intriguing things to do in Kinderdijk in 2024

A recognised UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997, there are so many things to do in Kinderdijk,...

18 charming things to do in Haarlem

So, you’ve found your way to Haarlem, Netherlands, otherwise known as ‘little Amsterdam’. However, now that you’ve landed...

The Dutch and their monarchy, a two-sided coin

Ah, the Dutch and their monarchy. Let’s just say they have a bit of a love/hate relationship...

16 superb things to do in Amersfoort in 2024

Nestled near the centre of the Netherlands, you’ll find the lovely city of Amersfoort. If you’re looking...

19 outstanding things to do in Tilburg in 2024

Tilburg is a creative city with lots of heart and character. Thanks to its mix of traditional...

10 of the best hotels for an epic stay in Amsterdam

Whatever brings you to the Dutch capital, whether it’s an epic stag night or a romantic couple’s...

The 10 best hikes in and near Utrecht to bask in Dutch nature

We love Utrecht for its quaint streets, cute cafe nooks, and bustling atmosphere — but sometimes, you...