Riding a Bike in the Winter

Riding a Bike in the Winter

Many people can't still imagine riding a bike all year long, including winter. A lot of my friends are shocked when they find out that I do it pretty much every day. I think it shouldn't be this shocking, because the winter season in the Netherlands treats bikers a bit better than in other places [...]

Learn Dutch Online: Memrise

Learn Dutch Online: Memrise

When I was planning my move to the Netherlands, I knew I had to start learning Dutch. I prefer self study because of my schedule and freedom it gives me. Mobile apps such as Memrise, Duolingo and Babbel allow you to learn chosen language on your own. Today I will focus on Memrise app, as [...]

Bike In Dutch Public Transport

Bike In Dutch Public Transport

The Netherlands are famous for great infrastructure for bike riders. It's an easy and cheap way of transportation, really popular in this country. By popular I really mean - P O P U L A R. Statistically every Dutch citizen rides a bike more than 800 km a year! You probably have seen pictures of [...]

Public Transport In the Netherlands

Public Transport In the Netherlands

Public transport in the Netherlands is well organized. It can be a little bit different than public transport in your country of origin, so I prepared some basic information about how it works. Tickets You can buy tickets at the ticket machines located at the station or single tickets from the bus driver/conductor. Those tickets [...]