Tag : dutch

The Joy of Untranslatable Words

3 years ago / 0 comments

Gezellig (pronounced heh-ZELL-ig) is that feeling when you are cuddled up watching films with your favourite friends in bed eating ice cream and feeling cosy. It’s being at pre-drinks where the alcohol is flowing, you like everyone there, and you just feel comfortable. It’s that feeling you get when you … Read More

Blogs | The Gouda Life

5 years ago / 0 comments

I have just returned to the Netherlands after a five-week break. I ate a lot of festive foods and caught up with friends but spent a disturbingly large amount of time hanging around my cat Daisy telling her my secrets and imagining her replies. I live in the South of … Read More

Blogs | The Gouda Life

5 years ago / 0 comments

University College Utrecht, The Netherlands I came to The Netherlands in January to stay with family and by this point I knew I would be studying in Utrecht (less than 30 miles from Amsterdam) the following year. It seemed as if all was falling merrily into place but a few … Read More