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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…

What to do when your bike HASN’T been stolen

By H2H - Sunday, April 17, 2016

Let’s face it, Holland has a high theft rate when it comes to bicycles. Those who have mistakenly left their bike unlocked when heading into the gym or supermarket can… Read more…

Tour de France through South Holland

By H2H - Friday, July 3, 2015

On Sunday, July 5th the second leg of the 2015 legendary cycling race Tour de France will pass through South Holland. What are the best places to view the race… Read more…

Dutch Bicycles in Holland

By H2H - Friday, June 12, 2015

There are several iconic images which conjure up thoughts of Holland: windmills, wooden shoes, tulips…and bikes! But not until you have lived in Holland do you get a full understanding… Read more…

Taking Time to (See and) Smell the Flowers

By H2H - Wednesday, April 2, 2014

There is no excuse for not taking time each Spring to appreciate the stunning beauty which blossoms in the fields of Holland, in an area known as the Dune &… Read more…

10 Odd Things About Living in the Netherlands

By H2H - Tuesday, February 19, 2013

While there are many positive things to list about life as an expat in the Netherlands (and will be the focus of an upcoming article), this piece focuses on ten… Read more…

Scenic Bicycle Routes in South Holland

By H2H - Thursday, August 9, 2012

 Considering Holland’s fondness of bicycles, it’s no surprise that a great deal of effort has gone in to making roads both safe and accessible to cycling commuters, as well as… Read more…

Pop Up Urinals in the Netherlands

By H2H - Friday, August 3, 2012

Have you ever come across something here in Holland and thought to yourself … wow, what a novel concept?! I wonder how or where that idea came from? And perhaps… Read more…

Visiting Dordrecht in South Holland

By H2H - Monday, June 18, 2012

If you live in South Holland here in the Netherlands and haven’t seen the province’s oldest city, I highly recommend a visit to Dordrecht. Not only does it offer great… Read more…

Amazing Weekend in South Holland – Kinderdijk Windmills and more

By H2H - Tuesday, April 26, 2011

All I can say is …. WOW!  I had an incredible weekend by being able to combine the awesome weather (yes, shockingly,  The Netherlands had the warmest temperatures and best… Read more…

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