Where I like to spend christmas someday

Only two more days until christmas guys! Even though we don’t have to expect a white christmas here in the Netherlands, I’m really looking forward to it :). I’m spending christmas with my family at my parents house, we’ll probably go to see some ice statues or visit the royal palace in my hometown.  Although I’m happy to spend christmas at my parents, there are a few other places where I’d like to spend christmas someday.  Continue reading

Sinterklaas!

So today, december 5th we celebrate ‘Sinterklaas’ here in Holland! Since I like to read about festive celebrations from other cultures, I thought it might be fun to tell the non-dutchies something about Sinterklaas and how it’s celebrated. Basically, the Sinterklaas holiday  is the same as christmas, but without the elves, reindeers and the tree. We do have the old men though. I’ll explain all about it in this post! Continue reading