Articles by

Laila Robles Martínez

Laila is a journalist born and raised in Mexico City, and has lived in Canada (a semester in high school counts, right?), Spain (where she met the love of her life and completed her Master’s Degree in Humanities) and most recently, The Netherlands. She has great passion for exploring new cultures, mothering her beautiful two-year-old son, tasting all kinds of vegan treats and, of course, writing.

5 odd little things you can find in the Netherlands

As an expat, once you get past the most obvious things that differ from what you are...

5 things you won’t miss if you leave the Netherlands

When I first came to live in the lowlands, I did not know just how many surprises...

5 things you will miss if you leave the Netherlands

It's a common situation among expats: you arrive in a new country, get acquainted, embrace the culture,...

4 English-teaching yoga studios in The Hague to get your mat out for

Craving some yoga in The Hague but have no idea what it means when your teacher says...

Parenthood in the Netherlands: advantages and challenges

Being a parent is no piece of cake, no matter where you are from. However, the way...

5 things that will shock you when you arrive in the Netherlands

When my husband and I were first presented with the opportunity to come live in The Hague,...
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