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Here in Holland is the podcast in English about life with the Dutch. Interviews and stories for internationals living in the Netherlands. The Netherlands is a small but remarkable country seen as being progressive, tolerant and innovative. Listen to Here in Holland for a unique perspective on life with the Dutch. Produced by professional radio maker Andy Clark the podcast was launched in 2017.

Here in Holland is the podcast in English about life with the Dutch. Interviews and stories for internationals living in the Netherlands. The Netherlands is a small but remarkable country seen as being progressive, tolerant and innovative. Listen to Here in Holland for a unique perspective on life with the Dutch. Produced by professional radio maker Andy Clark the podcast was launched in 2017.
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Here in Holland is the podcast in English about life with the Dutch. Interviews and stories for internationals living in the Netherlands. The Netherlands is a small but remarkable country seen as being progressive, tolerant and innovative. Listen to Here in Holland for a unique perspective on life with the Dutch. Produced by professional radio maker Andy Clark the podcast was launched in 2017.

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Episodes

Here in Holland Ripple of Love

12/6/2018
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We live in a selfish world and at the end of the year self-indulgence can switch into overdrive what with Christmas hols and New Year festivities. Looking for a bit more out of life? This is the podcast you've been waiting for. Find out how by helping others you can help yourself. An interview with Brigitte Vonck from Serve the City Amsterdam If you like Here in Holland why not become a patron? For a small monthly contribution you’ll be supporting the show and with more patrons then I'll...

Duration:00:17:55

Here in Holland Brexit Chaos

11/5/2018
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Brexit is fast approaching – what does it mean for the tens of thousands of Brits in the Netherlands? The truth is that it is chaos. In the podcast this time an interview with Sarah Parkes and Tricia Tarrant from the British in the Netherlands group. Facebook page The group is part of British in Europe Also featured is British businessman Stephen Huyton from Thermopatch International. For information on what Brexit can mean for residency as a Brit in the Netherlands check this Dutch...

Duration:00:28:42

Here in Holland All Over The Place

10/18/2018
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Lots of funny stories about mishaps and misunderstandings in the podcast this time. The stories were recorded at the Expatica Fair in the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam. If you like Here in Holland why not become a patron? For a small monthly contribution you’ll be supporting the show and with more patrons then I'll have the chance to make more shows and try new stuff. Become a patron today Links: Here in Holland email: hereinholland@gmail.com Subscribe in iTunes or Android app of choice....

Duration:00:26:16

Here in Holland - Distrust of Dutch Doctors

10/2/2018
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This time, why don’t internationals here in the Netherlands trust Dutch healthcare? Surveys show only 30% of internationals trust Dutch doctors. It’s a staggering figure…and this lack of trust can lead to some random decision making with people going go abroad for healthcare and even quitting the Netherlands altogether. And all this while the Dutch have one of the most advanced medical systems in the world. So what’s going on? In the podcast this time a conversation with Dirk Jan Frijling...

Duration:00:25:39

Here in Holland - All The Time We Thought We Had

9/6/2018
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Moving to the Netherlands with a family can be tough at the best of times, but what if you have two autistic sons and your partner is dying of cancer? For journalist Gordon Darroch this nightmare scenario was a bitter reality. And now he has written a wonderfully moving and intimate book about being faced with the hammer blow that brought life as he knew it crashing down around him. All The Time We Thought We Had. Gordon's blog on autism Autistic Dad. If you like Here in Holland why not...

Duration:00:38:45

Here in Holland- The Highlights Show

7/12/2018
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To end the second season some favourite stories form the podcast so far. I'll be back in September with season3. Thanks for all your support. If you like Here in Holland why not become a patron? For a small monthly contribution you’ll be supporting the show and with more patrons then I'll have the chance to make more shows and try new stuff. Become a patron today Links: Here in Holland email: hereinholland@gmail.com Subscribe in iTunes or Android app of choice. Now on Spotify

Duration:00:13:36

Here in Holland Incredible LOL Hero

6/22/2018
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This time I’m talking to someone who has just been in the Netherlands for a few months. He’s Steven Morgan - by day, mild mannered IT guy, by night and weekend – stand-up comic, musician, writer and actor. We talk about his expectations of the Netherlands – his comedy and what it’s like doing stand-up for an international audience and about some of the funny scrapes he’s been in since arriving in NL. There are snippets from the first stand up shows he’s been performing here in the podcast...

Duration:00:23:51

Here in Holland A Musical Challenge

6/6/2018
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As we know there are lots of internationals in the Netherlands and they get up to some truly remarkable thing. This time in the podcast the challenge of producing a major musical on shoestring budget, with a severely limited rehearsal time and an amateur cast from around the world. Will it be alright on the night? In Players Amsterdam Keep listening to find out what it takes to make all of this happen and you can also find out where you can go and see and hear the end result. The...

Duration:00:18:17

Here in Holland - New Life

5/11/2018
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Thaeer Muhreez is a Syrian filmmaker. I worked with Thaeer at Radio Netherlands Worldwide – the first part of this podcast was recorded two years ago whilst we were colleagues. I recently listened back to the recording and thought it would be fitting to share the story here and I also wanted to meet with Thaeer again and find out what happened to him…and the wife and one-year-old daughter he was forced to leave behind. If you like Here in Holland why not become a patron? For a small monthly...

Duration:00:29:40

Here in Holland - Extraordinary

4/20/2018
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The theme of the podcast is 'extraordinary' - recorded at a recent expat fair in Amsterdam the podcast features great stories from internationals from around the world who have come to the Netherlands. Stories of confusion, of battling through the tough times and stories of victory and love conquering all. If you like Here in Holland why not become a patron? For a small monthly contribution you’ll be supporting the show and with more patrons then I'll have the chance to make more shows and...

Duration:00:26:52

Here in Holland Why the Dutch are Different

4/6/2018
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This time in the podcast Ben Coates the author of Why The Dutch are Different: A Journey into the Hidden Heart of the Netherlands. Ben talks about the chance encounter that brought him to the Netherlands and the weird and wonderful experiences he went through get to know his new home. If you like Here in Holland why not become a patron? For a small monthly contribution you’ll be supporting the show and with more patrons then I'll have the chance to make more shows and try new stuff. Become a...

Duration:00:34:09

Here in Holland Bathroom Selfies

3/21/2018
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This time a shorter podcast looking at social media and what to do and what absolutely not to do when you are looking for your dream job. The Netherlands is super tolerant and you might be forgiven for thinking anything goes - but not always. Google yourself and see what’s out there – you can bet your last euro that others will do that – especially potential employer. I’m joined by Katerina Alikaridou fromRandstand Multilingual– the international branch of the Randstad employment agency for...

Duration:00:13:24

Here in Holland: Expat Life = Easy Life?

3/7/2018
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So, as an international or an expat in the Netherlands do you have an easy life? There are tax breaks, nice salaries a good work life balance, international schools and special services from city halls to make you feel at home. But is it all champagne and caviar? Internationals from around the globe share their thoughts in the podcast and I interview Aniek Smit. She is a historian and expert on this question having recently completed a PhD study on expats at Leiden University. Here in...

Duration:00:25:05

Here in Holland - Was Jack the Ripper a Dutch sailor?

2/20/2018
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Bit of a departure in the podcast this time – it’s an interview with a Swedish-British crime historian who has unearthed new information about the possible identity of Jack the Ripper. Was Jack the Ripper a Dutch sailor? An intriguing new theory has come to light – there have been many suspects down the years, but a definitive answer has never been found. So where does Hendrik de Jong Dutch sailor, swindler and murderer fit into the picture? When my guest Dr Jan Bondeson released his new...

Duration:00:25:58

Here in Holland - Do Internationals Feel at Home in the Netherlands?

2/6/2018
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In this episode - what is the back story of us internationals in the Netherlands? Why are we here, are we happy, what do we love and what weirds us out? And do we really feel comfortable and at home? This time in the podcast people from around the world share their thoughts on life with the Dutch. It was recorded at the Feel at Home Fair in the Hague which was organized by the Hague Online. For more on Here in Holland: Here in Holland email: hereinholland@gmail.com Subscribe in iTunes or...

Duration:00:27:09

Here in Holland - Career in Crisis?

1/12/2018
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This time in the podcast - what happens when your dream expat job turns sour and you are no longer happy let alone fulfilled and rewarded? An interview with O’ona Souissi, an expert on helping people get the careers they want instead of treading water in dead-end jobs. Hear the common misconceptions which hold people back and get the fundamental principles to reignite your career. Find out more about those principles at Career on Purpose For more on Here in Holland: Here in Holland email:...

Duration:00:15:46

Here in Holland - Surviving Christmas in the Netherlands

12/14/2017
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The festive season is upon us – Here in Holland has the guide on how to enjoy it like a Dutchie. So what are the customs the dos and the don’ts? And what should you try? An interview with Abuzer van Leeuwen the man behind the website Dutch Review Fore more on Here in Holland: Here in Holland email: hereinholland@gmail.com Subscribe in iTunes or Android app of choice.

Duration:00:17:30

Here in Holland - Black Pete

11/15/2017
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The debate around Zwarte Piet – Black Pete – has been raging in the Netherlands for several years. Is the character a black-face racist stereotype or just a harmless Dutch tradition? Positions are entrenched – with supporters and opponents clashing sometimes hysterically. Many in Dutch society are simply stunned as to what’s happened around what is a treasured family holiday and celebration. At one stage the UN even got involved. But what does the international community in the Netherlands...

Duration:00:28:19

Here in Holland - Emotional Plumbing

10/27/2017
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Sometimes you meet people and your assumptions are truly tested. This podcast features the story of Sue Sušnik – she feels people’s emotions, literally by laying her hands on their bodies… Her goal to help people regain balance in their lives by realising what’s holding them back. She uses what she describes as a kind of emotional plumbing to get people back in touch with their true selves. Sound like hocus pocus? Well, listen and find out what happened when Here in Holland went to...

Duration:00:38:36

Here in Holland -The Joy of Cycling

10/13/2017
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There are more bikes than people in the Netherlands - Dutch people love to cycle. Why is cycling so popular in the Netherlands? And is it true that cyclists are always in the right? And what of the rise of e-bikes and new experiments to give cyclists even more freedom? Check out the latest podcast with the Urban Cycling Institute Contact: Here in Holland email: hereinholland@gmail.com Subscribe in iTunes or Android app of choice.

Duration:00:22:55