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Stuff Dutch People Like, the podcast, is a celebration of Dutch culture. Join your hosts Colleen Geske (from the land of Maple Syrup) and Allard Westenbrink (as Dutch as a broodje kaas) as they discuss what makes Dutch culture weird, wacky and....ultimately, wonderful.

Stuff Dutch People Like Colleen Geske

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Stuff Dutch People Like, the podcast, is a celebration of Dutch culture. Join your hosts Colleen Geske (from the land of Maple Syrup) and Allard Westenbrink (as Dutch as a broodje kaas) as they discuss what makes Dutch culture weird, wacky and....ultimately, wonderful.

    S3 E12: The One Where we are live from Volendam (Season Finale)

    S3 E12: The One Where we are live from Volendam (Season Finale)

    For this season's finale, Allard and Colleen hit the road and set off to explore the charming Dutch harbour town of Volendam. Come along as they eat fresh herring and Colleen tries Volendam's famous Dutch eel (paling) for the first time!

    As they continue their way around town they also meet several local Volendamers who share their stories about life in this well-known town, its famous residents, and of course, what to eat (award-winning poffertjes anyone?!). We hope you enjoy the ride!

    • 49 min.
    S3 E11: The One about Making Friends in the Netherlands

    S3 E11: The One about Making Friends in the Netherlands

    In this episode Colleen and Allard ditch their usual jokes to respond to a listener who wrote in about having a hard time making a new life as an immigrant/expat in the Netherlands.

    It's not the first time they've been asked the question: "how the heck do I make friends with the Dutch?!" so they decided to share their personal advice on how to get down with the Dutchies!

    Oh and you don't wanna miss the first time Colleen tried to make a Dutch friend and the terrible turn it took!!

    Moving abroad is not for the faint of heart --but if you dare to take a leap outside your comfort zone our hosts truly believe you will reap the rewards!

    • 44 min.
    S3 E10: The One About the Dutch Brown Bar

    S3 E10: The One About the Dutch Brown Bar

    On this episode Colleen finally gets to talk about her favoruite Dutch institution: the brown bar/brown café! What the heck is a 'brown bar' you ask?! Well it's one part cozy, one part fun...and all things gezelligheid!

    Take a listen as Allard and Colleen walk you through the history of the Dutch bruine kroeg and what you precisely need to et, drink and listen to (hint: smartlappen) when visiting one!

    Oh and of course they will share their top 3 jaunts in Amsterdam...followed by a short quiz proving just how cruel the English language actually is to Dutch people! Curious? Tune in and find out!

    • 37 min.
    S3 E9: The One Where We Take the Official 'Inburgering' Exam ('integration exam')

    S3 E9: The One Where We Take the Official 'Inburgering' Exam ('integration exam')

    In this episode Colleen and Allard are visited by 'Canadian boyfriend Rob' who is here to administer the official Dutch inburgering (civic integration) exam to our two hosts.

    The inburgering exam is a series of tests on the Dutch language and society. The exams are a requirement by the Dutch government to get a permanent residence permit or a Dutch passport

    Much has been said about this infamous exam and its utterly absurd questions! Will Allard and Colleen pass the test and be allowed to remain living in the Netherlands?! Would YOU pass?

    Tune in, play along and find out!

    • 35 min.
    S3 E8: The One About Driving in Holland & What NOT to do (part 2)

    S3 E8: The One About Driving in Holland & What NOT to do (part 2)

    In this episode Colleen talks about the differences in driving in the Netherlands --- specifically about how damn near impossible it is to get a driver's license in the Lowlands in 2024!

    Allard and Colleen then launch into "part two" of their list of things to most definitely never do while in the Netherlands! Show up unannounced? Nope! Refuse cake? Not a good idea! Call the Netherlands, Holland? NEVER!!!

    p.s. Colleen's brother makes a surprising admission about his experience with Dutch directness!

    • 42 min.
    S3 E7: What NOT to do in the Netherlands

    S3 E7: What NOT to do in the Netherlands

    In this episode Allard and Colleen discuss what NOT to do in the Netherlands! They've made a list and you're going to want to hear their insider tips on some of the surprising things you really don't want to do while visiting or living in the Netherlands. From peeing in the canals (it's deadly!) to talking on your phone while ordering a coffee, here are some of the things that will get you majorly told off in the Lowlands!

    • 37 min.

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5,0 van 5
13 beoordelingen

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mauritzdf ,

Funny

Super funny!

CoolTeacherRob ,

Heerlijk

Funny podcast and nice chemistry between the hosts.

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