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South Holland Retail News: April 2017

By H2H - Saturday, April 22, 2017

Stradivarius and Denham have both opened their first South Holland stores. Rotterdam to get the first Saks Off 5th store in the province. Hornbach opens its first store within The… Read more…

How Dikes Work to Keep Holland from Flooding

By H2H - Friday, March 31, 2017

For those expats in Holland who don’t understand how dikes the Dutch build actually work in keeping Holland dry, despite most of it being below sea level, here is a… Read more…

HOLLAND: a happy place

By H2H - Thursday, March 23, 2017

The 2017 World Happiness Report was released this week and the Netherlands ranks #6, up from #7 the past two years but down from #4 a few years ago… The… Read more…

South Holland Retail News: Feb 2017

By H2H - Monday, February 20, 2017

South Holland Retail News Update February 2017: closing date for Marks & Spencer known, former V&D store to house Stradivarius and La Place in addition to Hudson Bay and Decathlon,… Read more…

Renewing an American Passport from Holland

By H2H - Thursday, February 16, 2017

Recently I had to renew my expiring American passport here in the Netherlands. This post offers some advice for U.S. nationals who may find themselves in the same situation… It… Read more…

Dutch Retail Chains: who owns who?

By H2H - Friday, January 6, 2017

Expat just arriving in Holland? Faced with unfamiliarity of Dutch retail chain stores on the high street, it can take a while to learn what products each sells. Later you… 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…

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…

US Elections 2016: What Expats in Holland Should Know

By H2H - Tuesday, September 27, 2016

With the 2016 American presidential elections just over a month away, most US citizens around the world, including those living here in Holland, have been following this contest far more… Read more…

The toughest thing about learning Dutch

By H2H - Thursday, September 1, 2016

What is the hardest thing about learning Dutch? It’s a wide open question and one you might expect to generate a myriad of different responses. After all, Dutch has a… Read more…

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