Articles by

Samantha Dixon πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί

Sam isn’t great at being Dutch. Originally hailing from Australia, she came to study in the Netherlands without knowing where the country was on a map. She once accidentally ordered the entire ice-cream menu at Smullers. She still can’t jump on the back of a moving bike. But, she remains fascinated by the tiny land of tall people.

The Ocean Cleanup, founded by Dutch teenager, removes almost 30,000 kilos of garbage from ocean

Let's give a swell of applause to The Ocean Cleanup who claim removing mass amounts of plastic...

Penis plant comes to bloom for first time in 24 years β€” smells like ‘rotting flesh’

All hail the penis plant gods! After a 24 year wait, Hortus Botanicus in Leiden is celebrating...

Housing & rental scams in the Netherlands: ultimate red flag guide

Finding housing in the Netherlands can be ridiculously hard β€” and there's a minefield of scams to...

Halloween in the Netherlands: the ultimate [and spookiest] guide for 2021

Double, double, toil and trouble, Halloween in the Netherlands is just a nubble. Luckily for our American...

Uitwaaien: the Dutch invention you never knew you needed, until now

First, there was the Danish hygge, then there was the Dutch niksen, now the Netherlands brings you the...

Do I need to speak Dutch to work in the Netherlands?

You’re ready to pack your bags and move to the Netherlands for work, but there’s one problem:...

Job interviews in the Netherlands: what to expect (and how to nail one!)

Hey, congratulations on scoring that job interview in the Netherlands! However, as a foreigner, you may be...

Turns out that rainy summer we had…was a completely normal Dutch summer

Talking about coronavirus in the Netherlands is so 2020 β€” this year's hot topic has been the...
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