• Oh yeah, there’s sunshine in Amsterdam this week

    When it’s sunny, we write about it, and it feels like it’s taken months to reach spring. Apparently April was the coldest in 35 years (a whopping average 6.7 degrees),… Read More

  • The expat series: from Cape Town to The Hague

    I have virtually known Belinda Mountain for many years as we were both in the South African mom blogger space, and she is a superb writer (you can read her… Read More

  • How has it been 10 months already?

    Maybe it’s because we’ve been bunkered down, or maybe it’s because time really moves swiftly (unless you’re in the last 10km of a marathon or waiting for your nails to… Read More

  • A little Amsterdam life update

    These last few weeks have been among the hardest I’ve gone through since we’ve been here, and it’s not really even connected to emigration or being in a new’ish place.… Read More

  • A weekend away in Den Helder

    On Friday morning we headed to Den Helder, a little port city in the north, and less than an hour and a half’s train ride from central Amsterdam. While there… Read More

  • Our first Pesach in Amsterdam

    There were matzah balls and brisket, and just the four of us celebrating our story of freedom, while sitting in lockdown. This was our first Pesach in Amsterdam, and our… Read More

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Hi, I'm Tanya. I'm a South African now living in Amsterdam. I'm a mom, runner and writer, and work in content & advertising. Welcome to my blog. Read More

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