Articles by

Ross McQueen

Originally from Scotland, Ross has been wandering on the European mainland for the past 5 years. He has lived in Berlin and Brussels, with a 2-year stay in Amsterdam in between. He is waging battle with the Dutch language, and is slowly gaining the upper hand.

Wilders to become the Dutch ambassador to Turkey

In a surprise move on Sunday 1st April, the Netherlands has appointed Geert Wilders as its ambassador...

Speaking Dutch in Belgium: Part II

Speaking Dutch in Belgium More tips for speaking Dutch outside the Netherlands! (Good luck speaking Dutch in Belgium.) Welkom...

It’s finally happening: a ‘bierfietsverbod’ for Amsterdam city center

You thought it had gone away. You thought the biggest news story of Amsterdam had finally fizzled...

Going Global: Speaking Dutch (Flemish?) in Belgium

Broaden your horizons and speak Dutch outside the Netherlands! And is Flemish the same thing? So you thought...

Rutte Rules Out Dual Citizenship For Dutch in Brexit Britain

Brexit has created uncertainty for Dutch citizens in the UK. Could dual nationality have solved that? The situation...

Coalition Governments: The UK vs The Netherlands

The 2017 UK general election results left no single party with enough seats to rule alone, opening...

UK Election: What Next For British Expats in Netherlands?

The UK goes to the polls tomorrow. Will anything change for Brits abroad? For UK citizens living in...

My Red Light: A Safer Work Space for Sex Workers?

This week the mayor of Amsterdam, Eberhard van der Laan, opened My Red Light: a brothel in...
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