Articles by

Simone Kynaston

Simone lives way up north, where the wind blows harder and there’s an extra language to learn. She’s the world’s slowest cyclist because confident Dutch cyclists scare her and her screams can be heard for miles. When she’s not exploring the country and collecting expat friends along the way, she’s obsessed with finding the most delicious Dutch snacks, and she thinks that joppiesaus is the best invention ever.

‘The Other Virus’ spreading through the Frisian capital of Leeuwarden

Since the beginning of August, Leeuwarden’s resident stadskunstenaar Cote Veragua has been spreading notes of love and...

The fiery north: a tale of how Friesland decided to celebrate New Year’s Eve

Police and firefighters in Friesland found themselves in the midst of angry attacks over Christmas and New...

10 of the most unmissable cafes in Leeuwarden

Het is zo ver! Terrasjes, cafes en restaurants zijn weer open! On June 1, the Dutch government...

How one artist’s creativity is keeping Leeuwarden’s spirits up

Whilst COVID-19 sweeps across the world and brings fear and panic through the Netherlands, it’s important now...

Leeuwarden: exploring the unmissable Dutch north

Let's be clear: you need to visit Leeuwarden. Amsterdam may be the capital of the Netherlands, Utrecht...
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