Articles by

Maria Smith

Born and raised in England Maria is a Dutch obsessive. Not just in love with the windmills and tulips her passion for all things Orange has spanned over 10 years. Proud feminist and campaigner, Maria works in UK politics whilst dreaming about eventually moving to the Netherlands.

11 kick-ass Dutch women you should know of this #InternationalWomensDay

The Netherlands has been jam-packed with incredible, powerful, and strong women throughout history — and today. To...

The ultimate Dutch Christmas playlist

I really dislike Mariah Carey. At 8 am on Dec 1st EVERY radio station in the UK...

Why the Dutch need not fear Brexit

Here in England Brexit is all that we talk about, we no longer talk about the weather,...

Netflix en Chillen: What Dutch movies are on Netflix now?

What Dutch movies are on Netflix? A year ago to the day (well almost!) we gave you our...

Things people ask when you say you’re learning Dutch

I could quite comfortably write reams and reams on this topic therefore I thought limiting myself wasn’t...

Electing a mayor in the Netherlands – will we have one?

Electing a mayor in the Netherlands - Power to the People or democratic madness? The election of a...

The new Dutch Cabinet – What are they going to achieve?

The new Dutch Cabinet: 5 things that are going to happen Prime Minister Rutte has assembled his band...

Dutch Courage – Is Alcohol the answer to improving your Dutch?

Do you need some Dutch Courage to learn Dutch? We have all come to accept that learning Dutch...
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