Dutch recycling, get the most out of your tea bag Who doesn’t like tea? Well, ok. A lot of people. But that’s not the point. My grandmother had hers in a specific manner: as black as possible then diluted with an insane amount of (warm) milk. The Japanese even have tea ceremonies that include certain rituals. And I wouldn’t dare say anything about the British and their tea … [Read more...] about Dutch Recycling: Tea bag niet weggooien, is echt zonde hoor!
Oriëntatie op de Nederlandse Arbeidsmarkt (ONA) exam. Dear Shallow man, I am a fan of your work. You have helped many people understand Dutch society hence assimilate into this peaceful country with no problem with race relations. None at all. I have a request. I am an allochtoon (foreigner) who needs to be oriented into the Dutch labour market before I can be allowed to live … [Read more...] about Oriëntatie op de Nederlandse Arbeidsmarkt (ONA) Exam
Are you becoming Dutch? Take this test and find out. A common question the Shallow Man is often asked by Dutch people once they realize how long I've lived in the Netherlands is, "do you feel Dutch?" If an attractive woman asks me this then my response is usually, "well if you allow me, I'll be happy to feel you, where would you like me to start?" In terms of 'feeling Dutch', … [Read more...] about Expats Telltale Signs That You’re Becoming Dutch