Articles by

Janneke Hazelaar

Janneke is a true digital nomad, business owner, translator and writer. Born and raised in the Netherlands, calling Rotterdam home. She has a master’s degree in Law and specialises in legal translations. She tries to have a location free life as much as possible which has lead her to Perth, Western Australia (for now).

What is a ‘roepnaam’? One of the best Dutch quirks explained

Why is it that we, the Dutch, often assume that the way we do things is the...

‘Going Dutch’ and 4 other phrases that commemorate the Dutch in all their glory

Going Dutch is an often-used phrase throughout the world. However, it is not the only one out...

Excalibur climbing wall in Groningen: The second tallest climbing wall in the world!

Thrill-seekers rejoice! You will not believe what you’ve been missing out on. The far north of our...

Why Dutch summer is the best (but the heat is the worst)

Dutch summer is the best! But in case you needed some clarification, here are a few reasons...

Our national football nightmare: how to make the Netherlands great again!

The FIFA World Cup is just around the corner, and as we all know, we didn’t make...

World Earth Day! And how one Dutch guy is cleaning the oceans

Today, Sunday 22 April 2018 is World Earth Day. Earth Day has been celebrated since the 1970’s...

Overseas voting – A guide to voting in the Netherlands while living abroad

If you’re Dutch and living overseas, voting while living abroad is still possible! That's right, you’re still...

Dutch festival season is here! If you happen to be in Perth…

Is it Dutch festival season yet? Grey skies, rain, snow and not a whole lot of sun shine....
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