One of the reasons I started this blog was to share my experiences of living abroad so that others who couldn't could live vicariously through me. It was also to inspire people to take the leap and move to a different place, if that's something they've always wanted to do. A year and a half... Continue Reading →
The Netherlands Taught Me About Time Off
I can pretty safely say that the concept of "time off" is blurred in corporate America. On some level, it's convenience. Before going on a study abroad program in Germany, I was warned to stock up on groceries during the week. "STORES ARE NOT OPEN ON THE WEEKEND," I was told. As an American, that... Continue Reading →
Living in the Netherlands: How will the Dutch Lifestyle change after COVID-19?
Okay, so I moved to the Netherlands to experience the Dutch way of life. The typical Dutch lifestyle with "gezelligheid" (coziness). And the Netherlands is still a very cozy country, but will Dutch culture withstand the changes brought on by the infamous coronavirus? I know you're thinking the same thing about where you live right... Continue Reading →