Articles by

Irene Mayorkinos

A thoroughbred Greek born and cultivated in South Africa, Irene is finalizing her emigration to the Netherlands. After 35 years in Finance (yuk, shame) she passionately embraces her walk to freedom. Marathon runner, obsessive traveller and professional low-carb eater, Irene makes people want to tell her their deepest secrets. She believes that the Dutch weather, high carb food and their ‘un-Greek’ way of expression is no deterrent...

A new life in the Netherlands is not just for the young

This isn’t your average "I'm young, made of rubber and magic, and will try anything once" kind...

Dutch engineering expertise and water management — a big business in the Netherlands

For 700 years the Dutch have developed their expertise in keeping their country dry. It began with...

How Brexit and these 7 ‘Top Ten’ lists made the Netherlands our clear choice for emigration

Although I was raised in the true Greek fashion with all the discipline, weirdness (and awesomeness) that...
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