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CHALLENGES OF LIVING BETWEEN CULTURES

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If you can’t beat them, then join them

“How much are you asking for that second hand doll?” “Three Euros” “I will give you two” “Done” Permit-free trade Soon the streets will be a-bustling with people young and…
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No more excuses

“Oh, it is cold..” “It is raining… hailing…” “No, there is a blizzard…”  “It is too expensive due to the tax raise since 2019…” No more excuses Here is something…
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How the Dutch share good news

How the Dutch share good news is my blog on the website of I am Expat click here to read the blog.
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You are worth it

“Being an expat is not easy…I just won my battle of depression after a decade of struggle…” “I am an expat who has struggled with depression..” “I have recently recovered…
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Oeteldonk’s Carnaval 2018

by Shweta Vermeulen-Sulladmath Carnaval is the one of the biggest celebration in the Southern part of The Netherlands. This big traditional event is officially celebrated for 3 days in ‘s Hertogenbosch,…
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Carnival fever

Like I have warned all the readers of my book, Dutch-ess from the Himalayas the yearly carnival fever is about to hit the southern part of  The Netherlands.  You may…
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“Wonderings”

by Ashik Amatya Ever since I was a teenager, I always wondered how it would be to live in a foreign country. After the completion of my master degree in tourism,…
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Finally inside the swimming pool!

by Megha Vaidya “We should start going for swimming lessons.” “Yeah, it will be fun. I also want to join swimming classes…” Since a few years, I have been having this…
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The people of Nepal

by Paul van der Donk The first thing I noticed when I strolled through the streets of Kathmandu was the fact that a lot of people came up to talk to…
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My concert experience in East China

by Peter Vos Being a Dutch tenor (singer) I am used to the fact that there is usually a pin drop silence from the audience while a concert is in progress.…
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Train like a Beast to look like a Beauty

Hi guys, Here is something I would like to share with you all. Something that you can implement and something that works, no matter which part of the globe or…