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Book Review: In the City of Bikes by Jordan Posted by on Sep 29, 2016

Amsterdam bike. Photo by shelleylyn found on Flickr.com

There is a section at the gift shop of the Rijksmuseum that has books about the Netherlands in different languages (mostly English and French). Every time I am in the neighborhood, I check the selection and purchase one or two books. On one of those trips, I purchased In the City of Bikes: The Story of the…

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Pokemon Go but for Books Posted by on Sep 22, 2016

De Boekenjagers
Photograph by runzwthscissors28 found on Flickr.com

In Belgium and the Netherlands, there are alternatives for book lovers looking for a Pokemon Go-like experience! Aveline Gregoire, a teacher in Belgium, came up with the idea because she wanted to clean out his bookcase. Instead of selling the books, Aveline thought it would be a great idea to have a book-finding game inspired…

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A Few Dutch Words You Can’t Go Without Posted by on Sep 19, 2016


Who doesn’t like travelling? I think we all do! And we all want to make a good impression on the natives. A good way to do that is by speaking some of their words! If you are a beginner in Dutch, and you just want to have some short, but important words, then look no…

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Moving to the Netherlands: Your Dutch Immigration Vocabulary Checklist Posted by on Aug 30, 2016

the hague immigration

As if there aren’t enough good reasons for moving to the Netherlands anyways, Dutch language learners have the extra motivation of getting the complete linguistic and cultural immersion that can only be truly achieved by moving to another country. Many readers of this blog may be planning a future move to the Netherlands, and rightly so.…

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Spreekwoorden en Uitdrukkingen (Sayings and Expressions) 3 – The Fingers! Posted by on Aug 18, 2016

Als je één vinger geeft...

In Dutch, there are some spreekwoorden (sayings), but many more uitdrukkingen (expressions) that involve vingers (fingers). Today, I have a selection of two that are used a lot. I will probably make another post with only expressions about fingers, because they are so much fun, and used quite a lot. Welcome to number three of the series Sayings + Expressions! First the…

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