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5 things you won’t miss if you leave the Netherlands

While I always try to look for the positive in life, I will admit that a part...

Why all drugs should be decriminalised in the Netherlands

While drugs such as cannabis are decriminalised in the Netherlands, when it comes to policy surrounding hard...

Parenthood in the Netherlands: advantages and challenges

Being a parent is no piece of cake, no matter where you are from. However, the way...

OPINION: why the Shell verdict was much more than just a court case win

Royal Dutch Shell has finally been held accountable for the damage the oil company has caused to...

Opinion: why you shouldn’t “go Dutch” this Valentine’s Day

Whether or not you’ve heard the phrase "going Dutch" you probably instantly understand what this means: the...

Hey Dutchies, we need to talk about plastic waste

This low land has made it to the top of several indices — happiness, best childhood, tallest...

OPINION: I grew up in the rape capital of the world. Here’s why the Leiden rape sentence wasn’t enough

Having spent all 23 years of my life in South Africa — often dubbed the world's rape...

OPINION | Zwarte Piet: a white South African’s perspective

Zwarte Piet has been causing controversy for years in the Netherlands, dividing the nation over whether the...
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