Loading...
Stuff Dutch People Like by Stuff Dutch People Like - 3M ago

e hope you all had a good Valentine’s Day, although you probably don’t really care too much about this holiday if you’re Dutch. Because in the Netherlands, it’s really not that big of a deal. Their down to earth ways prevent the Dutch from getting all caught up in this fuzzy, romantic, somewhat commercial holiday. […]

The post A Quick Guide To Dating The Dutch appeared first on Stuff Dutch People Like.

Read Full Article
Visit website
  • Show original
  • .
  • Share
  • .
  • Favorite
  • .
  • Email
  • .
  • Add Tags 
Stuff Dutch People Like by Stuff Dutch People Like - 3M ago

e, at Stuff Dutch People Like, love to discover new things as you know and after working and living here in the Netherlands we thought we’d seen it all when it comes to office lunch habits. If you’ve worked in a Dutch workplace yourself you are probably very familiar with communal lunches (chipping in 2 […]

The post The Dutch And Their Frozen Bread appeared first on Stuff Dutch People Like.

Read Full Article
Visit website
  • Show original
  • .
  • Share
  • .
  • Favorite
  • .
  • Email
  • .
  • Add Tags 
Stuff Dutch People Like by Stuff Dutch People Like - 3M ago

So I’m back in Canada for a summer holiday with the whole fam jam and I’m happy to report I’ve already done a ton of “very Canadian things”: Celebrated Canada Day? ✔ Went camping in the woods?✔ Ate Spitzs and S’mores by a camp fire? ✔ Hiked in bear-country? ✔Sipped Caesars? ✔ Ate Ketchup and all-dressed chips? ✔ Brunched on Canadian back-bacon and maple syrup? ✔✔ Canada is and […]

The post Stuff Canadians Like appeared first on Stuff Dutch People Like.

Read Full Article
Visit website
  • Show original
  • .
  • Share
  • .
  • Favorite
  • .
  • Email
  • .
  • Add Tags 
Stuff Dutch People Like by Stuff Dutch People Like - 3M ago

We are going cuckoo for Keukenhof, mainly because seeing 7 million bulbs burst into bloom and put on a hell of a show is our thing! If you think that having your mind blown by the power of flowers might be your thing too, you need to get to the beautiful Keukenhof gardens in Lisse. […]

The post Keukenhof – a blooming good time appeared first on Stuff Dutch People Like.

Read Full Article
Visit website
  • Show original
  • .
  • Share
  • .
  • Favorite
  • .
  • Email
  • .
  • Add Tags 
Stuff Dutch People Like by Stuff Dutch People Like - 3M ago

f there is ever an antidote to the noise and bustle of life in a busy city like Amsterdam, it is the beautiful village of Giethoorn. This tiny, peaceful place has very few roads, even fewer cars and is a cluster of tiny peat islands connected by small canals and lakes. The locals live in […]

The post The magic of Giethoorn appeared first on Stuff Dutch People Like.

Read Full Article
Visit website
  • Show original
  • .
  • Share
  • .
  • Favorite
  • .
  • Email
  • .
  • Add Tags 

 ‘Stuff Dutch People Like’ contributor Rebekah Lawler investigates the Dutch and their “free-range” children. Can an Irish mother ever get used to the laid-back ways of the Dutch? Read on… Dutch schools have open playgrounds. There might be a gate, which may or may not be closed. The kids play in the designated area and […]

The post The Dutch and their “free-range” kids appeared first on Stuff Dutch People Like.

Read Full Article
Visit website
  • Show original
  • .
  • Share
  • .
  • Favorite
  • .
  • Email
  • .
  • Add Tags 
Stuff Dutch People Like by Stuff Dutch People Like - 3M ago

Any person, any place, any context The Dutch delight in swearing in English and they do so unembarrassed – and often with inaccuracy. “What a shitty weather!” exclaimed the prim mother of my six-year-old’s best friend as she dropped her daughter off the other day, removing a rain-soaked jacket. I winced, then laughed, then checked […]

The post The Dutch Love Swearing in English appeared first on Stuff Dutch People Like.

Read Full Article
Visit website
  • Show original
  • .
  • Share
  • .
  • Favorite
  • .
  • Email
  • .
  • Add Tags 
Stuff Dutch People Like by Stuff Dutch People Like - 3M ago

We all know that women are tired of being quizzed on their procreational plans. Tired of the useless questions and “well-meaning” opinions. Yes, don’t go there. Before I became a mom, I was seriously skilled at tuning-out and deflecting the endless stream of why, and how, and when??, I would or would not (?!) have […]

The post Where are your kids?! appeared first on Stuff Dutch People Like.

Read Full Article
Visit website
  • Show original
  • .
  • Share
  • .
  • Favorite
  • .
  • Email
  • .
  • Add Tags 

With two babies born in the Netherlands and having known and observed countless others, I feel confident in making a very bold claim: Dutch babies sleep. In fact, I’ll take it a step further: Dutch babies sleep better than your babies. Yep, yours. And yours. And even yours. Dutch babies sleep, and furthermore, they sleep […]

The post Dutch babies sleep better (than you) appeared first on Stuff Dutch People Like.

Read Full Article
Visit website
  • Show original
  • .
  • Share
  • .
  • Favorite
  • .
  • Email
  • .
  • Add Tags 

A few weeks ago, the staff of Stuff Dutch People Like were left scratching their heads when  asked a seemingly simple question: “What’s the story with that patterned Dutch crockery you see all over the place in the Netherlands? Come on, you know the one!” We did know the one, and so, SDPL contributor Rebekah Lawler […]

The post ‘Boerenbont’ : traditional Dutch tableware appeared first on Stuff Dutch People Like.

Read Full Article
Visit website

Read for later

Articles marked as Favorite are saved for later viewing.
close
  • Show original
  • .
  • Share
  • .
  • Favorite
  • .
  • Email
  • .
  • Add Tags 

Separate tags by commas
To access this feature, please upgrade your account.
Start your free month
Free Preview