On 1 September 2018, we attended the colourful cultural Embassy Festival in The Hague. This was the fourth year we have attended, and it didn't disappoint.
This is one of a series of guest posts from GMW lawyers in The Hague, offering information on legal matters in English. If you’re an Australian who got married in Australia, but now lives in The Netherlands, you may think that if you get divorced, it will be under Australian law. Actually Dutch law could … Continue reading Attention Australians divorcing in the Netherlands
We left the Austrian Alps in the morning on day 6 of our Zomervakantie and headed for Italy. Around 11am, we arrived at Camping Lido, situated on Lake Garda, Italy. My husband had booked a "camping", which is a very popular type of holiday for Dutchies. What I didn't realise, and was actually quite shocked … Continue reading 2018 Zomervakantie – Days 6 to 12 Lake Garda Dutch camping
The TU Delft has a lovely botanical gardens open to the public. It's open all year around and is a hidden gem just outside of the city centre.
Last weekend, I participated for the first time in the NN Den Haag Urban Trail. What a fantastic experience! A very unique way to explore a city.
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 there are plenty of places to enjoy … Continue reading A day on a bike in Amsterdam
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 Europeans to walk upon and map that … Continue reading Reimagining First Encounters Exhibition
On Saturday 29th July 2017, I had the pleasure of experiencing LIMBO, an original Australian circus-caberet that has spent the summer performing at Amsterdam's Boom Chicago Rozengracht theater. Created by an Australian production company, but with a multicultural cast, I spoke to the two Aussies that were in the Amsterdam show. Musician, Mick Stuart, has … Continue reading Australian circus cabaret show LIMBO in Amsterdam
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 to 5km" and it was a great … Continue reading 2017 Golden Tenloop Delft
Today we attended the 2017 Food Fest held at Hoeve Biesland, on the border between Delft and The Hague. https://youtu.be/jmqz21IK2_8 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, and it wasn't cheap, but was … Continue reading 2017 Biesland Food Fest