Initially, it was difficult after moving the Netherlands as I simply didn’t have a clue where to find everything at the right price but now I think I have quite a good handle on it. If you are an expat, a tourist or even a Dutch national the following tips can help you save – big time!
I just saw a lovely picture of my friends little boy on Facebook and clicked to see what he had been up to.
Here in the Netherlands in various towns (not everywhere), some of the local council have a brilliant initiative that lets the local children collect all the old Christmas trees that people leave outside their house for recycling. Read more
New Year is celebrated in lots of different ways throughout the world.
Here in the Netherlands the emphasis lies heavily on fireworks – the Dutch people love them – lots and lots and lots of them! Read more
Snoepjes, snoepjes & meer snoepjes! (snoepjes = sweeties or candy)
This is how the children see the Sint Maartens celebration on the 11th of November where they go from door to door with colourful lanterns singing songs in return for sweets or fruit.