Isabella sent me the questions below. I could refuse some of them if I wished. I decided to answer them all. It was a good moment, after two and a half years living here, to look back and remember how I felt the cultural shock.
|From Gouda Kaarsjesavond 2009|
Where are you from originally?
What city do you live in currently?
What brought you to the Netherlands?
What inspired you to begin your blog?
When you first arrived in the Netherlands, what were the biggest differences you noticed from your own culture?
If you'd like to share, name 1-3 pieces of advice to anyone who comes from the same country as you to the Netherlands (eg: what to bring, cuisine and other funny differences, tips, etc...)
Name at least one of your favorite things about the Dutch culture.
Name at least one of your least favorite things about the Dutch culture.
Has family or friends come to visit you since you have been in the Netherlands?
What do you like best about the city where you currently live?
Where would you suggest to someone else (from your native country) to search/shop for the same (ingredients for making) traditional foods and/or to buy decoration for the special occasions/holidays?
With learning Dutch, what do you find to be the most difficult: Reading, writing, listening or speaking?
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