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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…

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…

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…

Holland and the European Union

By H2H - Friday, January 8, 2016

This month, the Netherlands took over the 6-month rotating Presidency of the European Union. What better time to look back at the relationship the Dutch have had with the EU… Read more…

A World of Emotion for Paris

By H2H - Sunday, November 15, 2015

One has to wonder in this modern day and age how it is that an extremist organization can exist whose ideology is based on hate and whose goals are to… Read more…

New Happiness Survey Results Announced: Netherlands in Top 10

By H2H - Saturday, May 2, 2015

It was exactly three years ago that the first World Happiness Report was released by the Earth Institute at Columbia University in New York. The survey had been sanctioned by… Read more…

California and Netherlands Partner on EV Project

By H2H - Thursday, February 19, 2015

  Prior to being an expat here in Holland, I lived for almost 20 years in the Hollywood Hills of Los Angeles, in California. It’s rare to hear much mentioned… Read more…

Holland’s 2014 World Cup Performance

By H2H - Sunday, July 13, 2014

Today concludes the month-long 2014 World Cup, with Argentina taking on Germany for the title. Both teams have previously won the FIFA World Cup; Argentina winning in 1978 and 1986,… Read more…

Facts about the 2014 N.S.S. in The Hague

By H2H - Friday, March 21, 2014

Here we are two months on from our original announcement that The Hague would be hosting the biggest international security conference in the history of the Netherlands. On the eve… Read more…

U.S. Names Ambassador to Netherlands After 2.5 Years

By H2H - Saturday, March 15, 2014

The office of the U.S. Ambassador to the Netherlands has sat vacant the last 2.5 years. Finally, yesterday (Thursday, 13 March), the White House announced that Timothy Broas, originally nominated… Read more…

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