Articles by

Samantha Dixon 🇦🇺

Sam has over six years experience writing about life in the Netherlands and leads the content team at DutchReview. She originally came to the Netherlands to study in 2016 and now holds a BA (Hons.) in Arts, a BA (Hons) in Journalism, and (almost) a Masters in Teaching. She loves to write about settling into life in the Netherlands, her city of Utrecht, learning Dutch, and jobs in the Netherlands — and she still can’t jump on the back of a moving bike (she's learning!).

Dutch history hacked: 2500 years of Dutch life in 7 minutes (VIDEO INSIDE)

We know the Dutch are a pretty strange bunch and, to be honest, up until now, we...

Where are the ‘I amsterdam’ letters? The complete selfie guide

Here's a riddle for you: what weighs 250 kilos, is two metres high, and features in around...

Is this desk and chair combo the ultimate Dutch home office setup? [Flexispot E7 Pro and BS12 Pro Review]

Like many in the Netherlands, I spend a lot of my working hours working from home. However,...

Sick leave in the Netherlands: the easy guide for 2024

Coughs, splutters, headaches, injuries, burnout, and chronic illnesses: all things that might force you to take sick...

Swimming in Amsterdam’s canals: what you need to know

Fancy a swim in a canal in Amsterdam? Maybe think twice. While those dreamy canals may look...

8 unmissable movies about the Netherlands in WWII

Being at home on Liberation Day is the perfect opportunity to catch up on some Dutch war...

Senior citizen punched 15 times at Dutch supermarket for being “too slow”

A 68-year-old Rotterdam man was attacked at a Rotterdam Albert Heijn supermarket. His offense? Fumbling with his...

How to get from Amsterdam to London in 2024

Travelling from Amsterdam to London is easy. These two capitals are not only close but are serviced...