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2016 in Review: The Biggest News Events by Month

By H2H - Saturday, December 31, 2016

2016 turned out to be a troubling year on several fronts… from multiple terror attacks and unexpected deaths among our favorite entertainers to the shocking results from the Brexit referendum… Read more…

Pyromania: Holland on New Year’s Eve

By H2H - Thursday, December 29, 2016

The usually laid back Dutch really turn up the heat for New Year’s, with raging bonfires and deafening fireworks explosions here in Holland that can easily send an inexperienced expat… Read more…

Zuid-Holland Activities for Kids during Christmas School Holidays

By H2H - Monday, December 26, 2016

Looking for activities to do with the kids during the Christmas school holiday (‘kerstvakantie’) in The Hague, Rotterdam, Leiden, Delft or elsewhere in South Holland? Read on to see our… Read more…

Holland Last Minute Holiday Shopping

By H2H - Sunday, December 18, 2016

Starting to wonder if you’ll get that Christmas shopping list finished in time? Whether it’s about needing extended shopping hours, ideas for gifts or stores to find what it is… Read more…

Where to Buy a Christmas Tree in Holland

By H2H - Thursday, November 17, 2016

If you’re spending your first holiday season in South Holland, you may be wondering where you can buy a Christmas tree? This post will provide some tips whether you are… Read more…

New Expat in Holland? Be Prepared for Unique Dutch Things

By H2H - Thursday, October 27, 2016

While the Dutch are unique in many ways (just ask the authors of ‘The UnDutchables’), this post will focus on just a handful of things that a newly arriving expat… Read more…

Pentecost in Holland

By H2H - Sunday, May 15, 2016

Something that intrigued me ever since I first arrived in Holland is the number of Dutch public holidays specifically related to events on the Roman Catholic calendar.  It struck me… Read more…

2016 New Years Resolutions

By H2H - Thursday, December 31, 2015

The making of New Year resolutions has existed in one form or another since the beginning of recorded time. Early on, the custom involved promises to various gods supreme beings… Read more…

Pilgrims & the Holland Connection

By H2H - Thursday, November 26, 2015

Each year at the end of November, on the fourth Thursday of the month, American’s celebrate Thanksgiving. It’s a national holiday (officially established in 1863 by a proclamation by then… Read more…

Help with New Year’s Resolutions 2015

By H2H - Saturday, January 3, 2015

Are you in a bind with your 2015 New Year’s Resolutions? Maybe you’re having a hard time coming up with one or perhaps you have already decided on one or… Read more…

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