Dutch City Guides: Utrecht, Rotterdam, Maastricht

Dutch City Guides: Utrecht, Rotterdam, Maastricht

Before moving to the Netherlands, I’ve definitely been guilty of forgetting that there’s more to the country than just Amsterdam. Even with my friends abroad, although I’ve mentioned that I currently live in Utrecht, almost all of them tend to…

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My trip to Amsterdam in April (and a guide to the Dutch Holiday Working Visa)

My trip to Amsterdam in April (and a guide to the Dutch Holiday Working Visa)

After getting my internship offer, one of my major hurdles was figuring out how to work in the Netherlands. While I have a residence permit that lets me live and work in Germany, unfortunately that doesn’t extend to the rest…

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Going Dutch! My move to the Netherlands and scoring my dream internship!

Going Dutch! My move to the Netherlands and scoring my dream internship!

April was definitely a month of changes. Since the beginning of March, I had been applying for internships. Originally I looked into internships with political organizations but as it turned out, doing a major in politics and even getting lots…

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Of Dutch clogs and windmills

Of Dutch clogs and windmills

Tania suggested going to Zaanse Schans as an escape from the typical things to do in downtown Amsterdam, and so, we took a day trip there on the last day of our travels in Amsterdam. Zaanse Schans is a neighbourhood…

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Let them eat (space) cake

Let them eat (space) cake

One of the biggest lures of going to Amsterdam is of course to try everything that is deemed illegal in your hometown. This includes various actions involving the word weed, such as buying weed, smoking weed, and eating weed brownies,…

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A Wild Weekend in Amsterdam

A Wild Weekend in Amsterdam

When me and my friend Tania, who currently lives in France and runs her blog over at Taking the First Leap, were deciding where to travel to for a weekend, it didn’t take much time to decide on Amsterdam. Geographically,…

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