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Dutchie takes canal cleanup into his own hands

Tommy Kleyn, like most Dutch people, rides his bike to work in his home town of Rotterdam. After having to ride past a particularly filthy and garbage-laden stretch on a daily basis, he decided to take action....
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Dutch Pea Soup (Erwtensoep)

Snert, snert, snnneerrrtt. The more you say it, the less likely you are to want to eat it. But trust me, although this short little word may sound inedible, its namesake is certainly not! Snert (also know as...
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No.66: Happy Dutch babies

We've mentioned before that the Dutch are a generally happy bunch. Apparently the weather, the directness of their compatriots, and even the food - doesn't  get them down!  Dutch women and Dutch...
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No. 65: Social Policing

It was one of those days. I was suppose to be catching an international flight in less than 2 hours. The taxi I had ordered was no where to be found but that was the least of my worries as I flew around my...
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Stuff Dutch People Like – The Book!

We are thrilled to announce that our second edition of Stuff Dutch People Like - the book, is hot off the press!  With more content, more graphics and more fun, it is sure to not disappoint!  More...
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No. 62: not queuing

I’ve done something I never dreamed I would do, something I’ve grumbled and blogged about. I learnt my lesson on “never say never in this country, but as these innocuous sounding words slipped out of...