About this blog:This blog chronicles the trials, triumphs and tribulations of a Canadian living abroad in the Netherlands.
Category Archives: Canadianism
Michiel and I recently held a dinner party at our apartment. Not just any dinner party, it was a pancake party. That’s right, pancakes for dinner. But these weren’t ordinary pancakes. Or at least, as I know them to be. … Continue reading
A few weekends ago, Michiel, his mom and I went to Nijmegen to visit his grandma. On our way back, we stopped at a Canadian War Cemetery. Many of the 2,338 soldiers buried here died in Germany in the Rhineland … Continue reading
“So how tall are you?” This is a question I’ve been asked a couple of times since I’ve been here in Holland. Not because I’m extraordinarily tall here, like I am at home (the Dutch are among the tallest in … Continue reading
A couple of times, people have asked me what stuff I miss from home while living abroad in the Netherlands. It’s hard to say, because there are a lot of really awesome things about living here. In fact, pretty much … Continue reading
Obviously Tim Hortons, at Pearson Airport.