Articles by

Mihály Droppa

Mihály fell in love with (and in) Amsterdam, so he quit his NGO job in Budapest and moved to Amsterdam to become a journalist. His apartment is full of plants and books, two dogs, and a random mouse in the kitchen. You might find him in Vondelpark, where he spends most of his life throwing tennis balls for his vizslas and listening to podcasts. His nickname is Mex — ask him why!

Dutch Quirk #61: Joke openly about Germans

Which nation gives the Dutchies even more opportunity to do some roasting than the Belgians? Natuurlijk! The...

Dutch Quirk #111: Have a lack of hierarchy

The Netherlands is not the place for hierarchy. It's where your boss wants to be your BFF,...

Dutch Quirk #78: Watch the cows dance when they’re let out for the spring

After a long and dark winter, the Dutchies have a great solution for recharging themselves. They get...

Why are there so many mice in the Netherlands?

We all know by now that the Netherlands has more bikes than people. But what we definitely...

Dutch Quirk #80: Put a sink in their bedrooms

Did you ever think that it would be useful to have a sink in your bedroom? No?...

12 thrilling things to do in Breda in 2024

Looking for the perfect spot to spend a long weekend? Everyone can find their favourite things to...

Dutch Quirk #127: Drink Chocomel like it’s water

The Dutchies have the perfect solution for whenever they’re feeling overwhelmed. Or excited. Or thirsty. Or just...

7 incredible things you can ACTUALLY do if you get a Dutch bank card

I doubt I’m the only international in the Netherlands who's lived through an embarrassing episode of trying...