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 put up a shorter and quite different version of what I felt comfortable with, 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 Because of this, the city is visited by millions of tourists every year, and no longer represents real Dutch culture.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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International Living Magazine: Living the Dream

Click here to view this article: Living the Dream   A testimonial from the editor of International Living Magazine: “As an editor, I found Sarah very easy to work with. As well as her excellent (and much appreciated) command of written English, she was excellent at meeting deadlines and making required changes to copy in a timely […]

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Dutch Review: 5 Reasons I Love FEBO

Click here to view the original article: 5 Reasons I Love FEBO So, you’ve had a big night out, the clubs were wild and crazy, and now you’re looking for something delicious and convenient right from a window on the street. No, I’m not talking about the Red Light District, get your mind out of the gutter. […]

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Italy: It’s All About the Atmosphere

A Lovely, Warm Home Going to Italy is like visiting a very dear friend you haven’t seen in a while, but every time you see them it’s like no time has passed at all. This friend of yours has a lovely, warm home with lots of wine, and pizza. They love to stay up late […]

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Argyll and Bute: Exploring Scotland’s Secret Coast

Ferry from Gourock to Dunoon Just getting to the small village of Kames, Argyll and Bute, Scotland felt like an authentic experience in itself. After landing at Glasgow airport and taking a local bus to the central station, I hopped on a train heading for the Gourock ferry terminal. After shuffling on to the ferry […]

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The Alsace Region: A Real Life Fairytale

An Impending European Apocalypse My boyfriend and I spent the two weeks before our trip completely worried about the weather, and obsessively checking the forecast. We had originally planned to go back to the Harz Mountains in Germany; it was one of our favorite previous trips. But as our vacation came closer the forecast went […]

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