The Netherlands Institue for Sound and Vision, of Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid in Dutch, is located in Hilversum. This is around an hour’s drive or just over an hour on public transport from The Hague. Hilversum is also often refered to as “media city” as it […]
I’ve written before about having two homes and after almost 3 years of life (back) in the Netherlands, we are settling in here and overall doing well. The girls are enjoying school in groep 2 & 4 and I’m so proud of their bilingual abilities. As I write, the […]
While researching for an article I’m writing for TheHagueOnLine about Koningsdag, I stumbled across this great video of Koninginnedag 1969 with Koning Willem Alexander as a toddler! He’s pretty impressed with the gift his grandmother, Koningin Juliana receives for her 60th birthday, then promptly falls over.
The 7th edition of the Levende Etalage Dag Delft (Living Shop Window Display Day) was a unique afternoon out. Organised by Something Extra, around 80 shops took part in this event. The general idea was that instead of static window displays, the city came to life. From historic characters […]
Ever heard of Rokjesdag? I hadn’t until now but it totally makes sense. It’s pretty exciting here in the Netherlands when it finally gets warm enough to wear a skirt (rok) without tights or leggings underneath! The term was coined by Dutch author Martin Bril. Winter seems to […]
One of the annual highlights of my calendar while living in the Netherlands is the Expatica I Am Not A Tourist Fair. I worked with Expatica for 6 months as their social media manager not long after I arrived in The Netherlands for the second time (from January-June […]
A couple of months ago, I signed up for the great World In Your Classroom project. Sponsored by the Municipality of The Hague, in collaboration with ACCESS, PEP, Anglo Info South Holland and The Hague Bridge, this project aims to bring together internationals living in The Hague with Dutch high school […]