The Boost Box by Goodiebox Unboxing

The Boost Box by Goodiebox Unboxing

Time flies fast. It feels as if I just unboxed previous Goodiebox, so notification about delivery of The Boost Box was a surprise for me. Perfect timing for my name day. (Just a fun fact: In my country of origin we celebrate name days, usually by sending wishes, but older generation tends to throw a [...]

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 [...]

Diergaarde Blijdorp – Rotterdam Zoo

Diergaarde Blijdorp – Rotterdam Zoo

Diergaarde Blijdorp is one of those attractions that both children and adults enjoy visiting. It's a big zoological garden in Rotterdam, which is not only about seeing wild animals in captivity but also education about wild animals, nature, pollution and endangered species. Are Zoos a Bad Thing? I'd like to start this post off with [...]

Trip to Scheveningen, Den Haag

Trip to Scheveningen, Den Haag

My trip started early... ...and it had a purpose that I am going to write about on another occasion. Then I decided to take a walk. Even though the weather in Den Haag was not inviting. I enjoyed empty beach in Scheveningen, Den Haag quite a bit. Scheveningen Beach, Den Haag A lot of interesting [...]

My Christmas As an Expat

Companies and stores keep reminding us that Christmas is coming sooner and sooner every year. This year I saw Christmas decorations and supplies in the store long before Halloween. We are kind of getting used to this, even though we may poke some fun at companies who do that. I come from a country where [...]

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 [...]

The Netherlands Rebranding

The Netherlands Rebranding

Dutch trade minister released the new official logo of the Netherlands, which will be used from January next year. It's part of a plan to stop promoting the Netherlands abroad as 'Holland'. Old logo - orange Holland with a tulip Country as a whole is frequently referred as 'Holland', even though it's a name of [...]