Suitcase Magazine: Groningen: Amsterdam of the North

Click here to view this article: 10 Reasons to Visit Groningen

About this article: I’ve been living in Groningen, Netherlands for over 2 years now. I have fallen in love with the city and it’s culture, and feel that it never gets the recognition it deserves. Since the website I wrote the article for had to put up quite a shortened version of it, I have put the original, longer version below.


When most people think of Netherlands, they automatically think of Amsterdam. Because of this, the city is visited by millions of tourists every year, and no longer represents real Dutch culture.

Groningen is a predominantly student city all the way in the north of Netherlands. Here, you will find real Dutch people, eager to show you the country for what it really is: kind people, lots of bicycles, and surprisingly good food (without those pesky tourists everywhere.)

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Yourtango: 10 Small But Powerful Ways To Stay Independent In A Relationship (And Build A Stronger, Deeper Love)

Click here to view this article: Yourtango Being in a relationship doesn’t have to mean letting go of who you are. The beginning stages of a relationship are like walking into a cave full of glitter, roses, and lots of sex. But eventually, once we understand how to have a healthy relationship, we must emerge from that cave […]

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International Living Magazine: Living the Dream

Click here to view this article: Living the Dream About this article: International Living Magazine is a publication that does articles about retiring overseas. I interviewed my own parents for the “Living the Dream” segment of the magazine. When I was 17 years old, my parents retired to Ecuador (taking me with them) and after a […]

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Dutch Review: 5 Reasons I Love FEBO

Click here to view the original article: 5 Reasons I Love FEBO About this article: FEBO is a popular fast food restaurant in Netherlands. It’s a wall of boxes with food inside and you can insert money to get this food, similar to a vending machine. This is a favorite of Dutch people and tourists love to […]

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