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This is Haarlem top 5 best shoes stores: Foof Shoes
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top 5: best shoe stores

By On January 23, 2017

Shoe shopping, who doesn’t love it? To help you on your way, here is This is Haarlem’s top 5 of the best shoe stores. No big chains, only small boutiques with a… Read More

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top 4: secret coffee shops

By On February 29, 2016

The days of shops selling just clothes or only books are long gone. Welcome to the era of concept stores! For those who have been living under a rock for the past… Read More

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how to: tip your waiter

By On February 12, 2016

I once read on a website for people visiting the Netherlands that Dutch waiters tend to be offended by guests leaving a tip. Let me tell you once and for all: that… Read More

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things to do in Haarlem: June 29 – July 5

By On June 28, 2015

photo by Weekend de Kade   Ballet 422 – Filmschuur / Monday June 29 Independent film theatre the Filmschuur presents Cracking the Frame, a monthly program that brings films about art and… Read More

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things to do in Haarlem this weekend: June 19th – June 21th

By On June 19, 2015

Night of the churches (Kerkennacht) – Friday June 19 Once every two years over 100 churches in the Netherlands open their doors to those that are curious about what goes on in… Read More

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things to do in Haarlem this week: May 11th – May 17th

By On May 11, 2015

Welcome to the very first edition of Things to do in Haarlem this week where I will give you a weekly overview of fun things to do in Haarlem. Let’s get started! ‘Because I… Read More