Category: Life in The Netherlands

Personal posts about life in NL

A day on a bike in Amsterdam

There are few things more enjoyable than taking your bike out for a spin in the middle of Amsterdam. There are so many nice places to visit. The Dutch capital is full of treasures to explore. Thousands of good restaurants with kitchens from all over the world. So […]

Reimagining First Encounters Exhibition

In February 2018, I had the privilege and pleasure to view an exhibition at the Australian Residence in the Hague entitled “Reimagining First Encounters”. An introduction from Ambassador Brett Mason…. Long before my homeland was named “Australia” it was called “New Holland”.  For the Dutch were the first […]

2017 Golden Tenloop Delft

On Thursday 25th May 2017, I ran 5km in the Golden Tenloop Delft.  This was my first ever running event and a beautiful location to start in the beautiful city of Delft and surrounding countryside.  I started vlogging in October 2016 about my personal challenge to go from “couch […]

2017 Biesland Food Fest

Today we attended the 2017 Food Fest held at Hoeve Biesland, on the border between Delft and The Hague. It was a beautiful, sunny spring day and really nice to meet up with friends and hang out for a couple of hours.  Queues were long to get food, […]

2016 Embassy Festival The Hague

On Saturday 3 September, the 4th annual Embassy Festival showcased the diverse multicultural Embassies and communities represented here in The Hague. With a program of international music, with cuisine and culture from all around the world, this free festival drew crowds to the picturesque Lange Voorhout. Organised in close co-operation with […]