I thought long and hard about what to write on this blog. My thoughts have been scattered and I couldn’t focus on writing down just one complete article. I really need to focus on what kind of information I want to write on this blog. But in the meanwhile, I’ve been wanting to do this… Continue reading Papiamento 101
“2016 has ended. It’s almost 2017. A new year, new plans.” This is said by people who always make New Year goals or resolutions. But, when you talk to them two / three months later, most of those people have given up on their plans. This scenario is known as the New year’s slump –… Continue reading Don’t fall into the New Year slump!
In the last post I explained some of the things I find annoying about the Netherlands (read it here). So it’s only fair that I follow up with an article about the things that I like and love about the Netherlands. Here I go: Nr 1. Cheese Yes, this is a stereotype and yes it… Continue reading Things I “love” about the Netherlands
“The Netherlands seems like such a nice country! The people are nice, the air is clean and everyone speaks English.” I hear this very often from my international friends. Then they usually ask: “Are there any negative things about the Netherlands? Anything you hate?” Hate is a very strong word. There is nothing that I… Continue reading Things I “hate” about the Netherlands
Before I begin this blog post, I want to address certain things. I will not be posting the Foodie Fridays on Fridays anymore, since it doesn’t really fit my schedule anymore – hence the name change to Foodie Finds. Also, I have been offline for a couple of weeks, not only to find some inspiration,… Continue reading Foodie Finds: nr 1. Dutch snack!
As you might have guessed, one of my goals is to learn Korean. But Fey, why Korean? Yes, why Korean? It seems like the most random thing I could come up with. Most Koreans have never even heard of Curacao (but do know the Netherlands). Short answer: because I want to ^.^ Long answer: In… Continue reading Why I am learning Korean…
Have you ever felt like you were born in the wrong culture? That the ‘culture’ you identify with is totally different then your (family) background? Then, you are not alone! I remember being jealous of people who had culturally diverse parents. If they didn’t quite fit into one of the parent’s culture, they could always… Continue reading Forever Outsider: Growing up without a culture to call my own