Food culture in The Netherlands

Is there any? – I questioned myself. It was such a surprise to me when I came to The Netherlands. I have been always passionate about food and cultural cuisines. When it comes to The Netherlands, I asked myself if was there any. If I ask a Dutch person what a Dutch cuisine is, he would tell…

Instameet @ Amsterdam

It was an unexpectedly awesome day! To some people, you are so familiar with Instagram. This small app on your smartphone has gathered millions of photos and surprisingly it has gathered millions of people together. For the first time, I decided to go to the Instameet (Instagram meet). More than 100 people crossed the river…

The Netherlands: Coffee at its best in Utrecht

If you live in Utrecht, you probably have checked out some websites that shows hotspots for coffee in this city. Oh well, I’m one of you, too. However, they provide too general info and do not focus on the main point – COFFEE! I have hung around  and checked out almost all of coffee places here and…

The Netherlands: The ‘Gezellig’ Utrecht

It was a great two-and-a half year, Utrecht. There are good and bad memories. However, the best is all the people I have met and some have become great friends. Utrecht is known as a student city. It is located in the heart of Holland and from where you can easily reach to other cities in…

Early Christmas

This weekend, I and Gerwin visited Christmas market in Soest (15 min away from Utrecht). Generally speaking, Kerstmarkt is very much different from Weihnachtsmarkt. The Dutch Christmas market is not as spectacular as the German one. However, it was a nice experience knowing another Christmas market beside the German’s. What you can get from the…