Hagelslag, Drop & the Dutch

Besides Raw Herring, the Dutch has another unique concept on bread. Meanwhile the rest of the world eat bread topped with peanut butter, jam, Nutella, butter and slices of tomatoes or bacon, honey or salad. The Dutch eats bread topped with Hagelslag. What is HAGELSLAG??

Mural in The Netherlands

Mural in The Netherlands

When I was in the Netherlands, I was fascinated by so many beautiful murals in each city. For example, I stayed in Utrecht city for 2 weeks, on my first day being there I found several murals on the corner of the road which I think it’s very cool when a city or country really appreciate work of art. Speaking of paintings, Holland is well-known for her world-famous painters since

Cinema Experience in the Netherlands

In The Netherlands, watching movie at the cinema has an intermission. To be honest, I received a bit culture shock...

Episode 17: In Foreign Eyes

Episode 17: In Foreign Eyes

My dream comes true,I’ve eventually been to The Netherlands for three weeks. And then,I’ve got to face another problem after my return home from Holland,that is I really want to go back to Holland AGAIN!!! Ha Ha , for second visit, third visit.. and so on. I’ve already missed Koffieverkeerd at AlbertHeizn,Stroopwafel

Episode 16: Indonesisch Restaurant

In the Netherlands, Indonesian Rijsttafel are widely known by the Dutch, it means ‘Sharing the table’. After Indonesia’s Independence in 1949, more than three hundred thousand Indonesian immigrant and Indonesian Dutch of mixed origin came to the Netherland, started a new life in the cold country from tropical paradise, they tried to re-adjust their own culture, and they brought Indonesian cuisine with them, introduced this cuisine into Dutch culture in Europe.

Episode 15: Delft Trip or Rondvaart Delft

've finally been to Delft before I left The Netherlands, yes, I didn't spend much time there ,even though it was just my quick visit in Delft, at least, I'm satisfied enough I already step my feet in an inspiring city for famous Dutch painter in 17 century named Vermeer. I wrote an essay about him on my Survey of Art subject years ago, it was the first time I admire his girl with pearl earing painting. Vermeer is known as the master of light, with its camera obscura method of painting in positioning composition and perspective effect . An

Episode 14: Antwerpen

Antwerpen is nice, fullfilled with massive old European architectures,historical buildings and sta tues,.. Antwerpen with its great architectures,- I think it’s a great place for those who love taking pictures with great angles. We headed to Antwerpen from Tilburg.On the way from Tilburg to Antwerpen, we passed the highway that I noticed this,- Belgium and The Netherland is adjacent country, just separated with land border.However, I could find the differences between two countries.When we’re on Belgium road from Eindhoven, .. we found broken asphalt road like we found many in Indonesia road.

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