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Lottie Gale 🇬🇧

Lottie joins DutchReview as an editorial intern after gaining a Bachelor’s in English from her native England. She continues to pursue all things literature in her MA Literature Today at Utrecht University. She is loving life here, and the ever-looming rainclouds often make it feel like a home from home. Lottie arrived to complete her studies and hone her writing skills — she’ll stay for the Dutch tranquility, tulips and tompouce.

A 54-year-old Dutchman just climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro… in CLOGS?!

You’d think climbing the highest mountain in Africa would be enough of a challenge. But what about...

Still buying A-brands? Here’s why you’re paying more and getting less

While your go-to chip bags get lighter, the pockets of the companies selling them get heavier. Last...

Hello Code Yellow: wind warning issued for Dutch coastal provinces

The Dutch Royal Weather Institute (KNMI) has issued a Code Yellow warning for the western provinces of...

Your Dutch landlord may be overcharging you for service costs: here’s what you can do about it

Did you know some Dutch landlords have magic powers? They can turn a few vague words into...

I share an apartment with almost 30 internationals: here’s what it’s like

Ah, the difficulties of finding housing in the Netherlands. I was relieved to finally land a room...

Greta Thunberg will be blocking traffic in the Netherlands this Saturday

The renowned young climate activist, Greta Thunberg, will attend Saturday’s blockade of the A12 highway in The...

Travelling by plane this summer? Here are 7 extra costs to watch out for

Ever think you’ve found a good deal on a flight just to realise a bunch of extra...

Dutch Quirk #134: Rent apartments with no curtains or floors

It’s well-known that the Dutch traditionally opt for a curtain-less existence, but did you know about their...