Articles by

Marion Boigner

I was born and raised in Vienna, Austria and moved to the Netherlands out of love. I am working as a "German as a foreign language" as well as "English" teacher. My passion for languages helped me to learn Dutch easily and at the moment I am speaking all three languages throughout my days. Furthermore, I am living and enjoying the wonderful but crazy life of having two homes in two countries. This goes along with seeing the beauty of two worlds and broadening my horizon and point of view.

Dutch eating culture: an Austrian perspective on the Netherlands

As an international who has recently arrived in the Netherlands, I've come across so many weird assumptions. One...

Learning Dutch for the first time: How Dutch is ruining my German

When I was younger I really loved the English language and I thought it was super cool...

The blanket battle in bed: is it time to learn from the Austrians?

I have never paid a lot of attention to sleeping arrangements until I got a Dutch boyfriend....

‘No shoes in the house’ — the cultural difference of wearing shoes in the house in the Netherlands

Wearing shoes in the house in the Netherlands: it's a thing. A very strange thing, for those...

Why driving in the Netherlands is stressful: My experience of living in the Netherlands

Driving in the Netherlands I must admit the previous years I came to the Netherlands I have never...
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