Typical Dutch: A tall guy and his big bike

Typical Dutch
Here I am, five-foot-two tiny me, sitting behind this six-foot-four guy on his really big bike.

Finnish nightmares

Typical Dutch
When it comes to teaching methods, the Dutchies seem to be very…

Typical Dutch: The heavy handshake

Typical Dutch
Dutch smiles are mostly accompanied with a very heavy and serious handshake.

Typical Dutch: On first-name terms

Typical Dutch
It was shortly after I started my Master’s at WUR that I…

Typical Dutch: ‘You can always bake a cake’

Typical Dutch
‘Well…. you can always bake a cake’.

Typical Dutch: Fresh air is the Dutch medicine

Typical Dutch
There was no need for a drug prescription, we simply had to…

Typical Dutch: Working in the sun

Typical Dutch
My Dutch fellow students soon invited me to have our meeting… in…

Typical Dutch: Giving birth in your own bedroom

Typical Dutch
I always thought a delivery must take place in a hospital, because…

Typical Dutch: Bring your own floor

Typical Dutch
Three weeks before we moved to the Netherlands for my PhD, I…

Typical Dutch: Born on a bike

Typical Dutch
In the rain, in the snow, at 6am when going home tipsy...