Ahhh Rotterdam, Amsterdam’s little sister. Most people who aren’t very familiar with the Netherlands may still have heard of Rotterdam, especially with the Eurovision Song Contest coming up. If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you may know that I like to put a spotlight on lesser-known cities – especially in countries I […]
I’ve been having so much fun exploring my home country a bit more. Ever since moving to England, I’ve learned to appreciate Dutch culture and the country a lot more! Growing up near Eindhoven, s’Hertogenbosch (nicknamed Den Bosch) was only a short drive/train ride away – but I’d never taken the time to properly explore […]
In the southeast of the Netherlands lays Maastricht. The medieval atmosphere makes this picturesque city an absolute hidden gem in the Netherlands. Spending one day in Maastricht can really show you the ins-and-outs of Dutch culture. Now I’m back in my home country for a couple of weeks, it’s time to write up about some […]
I grew up in the south of the Netherlands. Eindhoven slowly became my main city, as it was a bit easier to get to from my hometown. But Tilburg quickly ended up in second place. I even studied in Tilburg for 6 months before dropping out of higher education to move to England – but […]
Dutch cuisine isn’t as well known as say, the Italian or French kitchen. But the Netherlands has quite a few special snacks and dishes for you to try. Travelling and trying out new foods go hand-in-hand, don’t they? So I’ve made you a list of Dutch food you should try while visiting. Living in the […]
When I grew up in a little village in the south of the Netherlands, Eindhoven was my main big city. 20 minutes by car (or 50 by bus) and you’d be right in the city centre. It naturally became the place where my friends and I would go shopping, watch the latest films in the […]
Planning to travel by train in the Netherlands? Here is a full guide on how to buy tickets and how to use them. Find out if the OV-card (the public transport smart card) is worth getting during your trip and how to get discounted tickets.