Articles by

Laurel Avery

Sex education in the Netherlands

Sex education in the Netherlands can be quite different to sex education in America. I remember at...

Renewable Energy in the Netherlands Lagging

If you’re looking for global leaders in renewable energy to fight against climate change, don’t look to the...

Healthcare in the Netherlands: Is it really that good?

Healthcare in the Netherlands After 6 years of navigating the system of healthcare in the Netherlands, I can...

The Long Bumpy Road to Dutch Citizenship: Part 5

The last in a 5-part series on the attempts of an American expat to get Dutch citizenship....

The Long Bumpy Road to Dutch Citizenship: Part 4

The road to Dutch citizenship is indeed a long one. Here are: part 1, part 2 and part 3...

A Glimpse of Utopia: Psy-Fi 2016

For me, the idea of attending a party with 15,000 people would be about as pleasant as...

Making Friends Abroad

“What does that mean — ‘tame’?” “It is an act too often neglected,” said the fox. “It means...

The Long Bumpy Road to Dutch Citizenship, Part 3

Part 3 of my efforts to attain Dutch citizenship. Read Part 2 here. Although the Dutch possess many virtues, their facility...
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