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Episode vintage store

By On April 21, 2015

I love vintage shopping. There is not a lot that beats the feeling of going through piles and piles of clothes and finding that one piece that you didn’t know you needed,… Read More

Haarlem fair - spring grote markt
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fair at the Grote Markt

By On April 20, 2015

Every year it happens again: somewhere mid April I turn the corner of the Barteljorisstraat to the Grote Markt and, while looking at our pretty city square, I sigh because the yearly fair… Read More

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organic farmers market

By On February 18, 2015

Every Friday an organic farmers market sets foot on the Botermarkt square. It’s not too big, but it has everything you might want: vegetable stalls, a baker, flowers, cheese and things like… Read More

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Teylers Museum: first and oldest museum of the Netherlands

By On February 10, 2015

It might have been the first museum I ever visited in my life: the Teylers Museum. I remember loving all the fossils and mineral stones, while not quite understanding what all the impressive… Read More

This Is Haarlem - Adriaan windmill
this is for tourists

this is what you need to know about Haarlem

By On January 19, 2015

I don’t know about you, but I always like to do a little research on new places I plan to visit. Before I go, I try to find out where the hippest area’s of… Read More

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this is where you sleep

By On January 19, 2015

So, you are planning to visit Haarlem. Good choice! Now comes the important part: deciding where to sleep. You’ve got a few options: a hotel, a hostel, an apartment, or you can… Read More

This is haarlem - this is how to get around
this is for tourists

this is how to get around in Haarlem

By On January 16, 2015

If you are a first time visitor of Haarlem you might be uncertain on what is the best way to explore the city. Luckily, you have come to the right place. Walk or… Read More