Posted on: October 10, 2021 Posted by: Soreh Milchtein Comments: 8

8 Things to Think About Before Taking a Job in the USA

If you are considering taking a job in the states, I urge that you do not. You can work in so many other countries that have much better laws protecting you as an employee. Yes, most American jobs pay more than if you did that job in a European country, however, the money isn’t always worth it. The work culture in the USA is really messed up. It is far…

Posted on: October 3, 2021 Posted by: Soreh Milchtein Comments: 0

Chocolate Carrot Cake

I love trying all sorts of recipes, even if they seem strange, like this one. I mean, why add carrots to chocolate cake if you won’t even taste the carrots? Well, carrots can add a lot of moisture. So I decided to try this chocolate carrot cake recipe I found online and see how it turned out. It turned out delicious. I had carrots that were almost going bad, so…

Posted on: September 26, 2021 Posted by: Soreh Milchtein Comments: 3

One of the Best Parts of Living Abroad: Shopping Like a Local

I have learned that shopping at the largest grocery store isn’t always the best or cheapest choice. It took me a long time to accept this as I’m used to the mega shopping centers in the USA. You could get any sort of fruit or vegetable any time of the year, no matter if they are in season. I was in for quite the shock when I moved to the…

Posted on: September 19, 2021 Posted by: Soreh Milchtein Comments: 2

A Stunning Hotel in Mexico to Visit That Isn’t a Resort

Please take note this post may contain affiliate links. With everything that has happened in the world for the last year and a half, a lot of us who love to travel can’t stop thinking about it. I certainly cannot. My love for travel has been around for years. When I was a child, my parents sent my sisters and me all over the United States. When I was 18…

Posted on: August 29, 2021 Posted by: Soreh Milchtein Comments: 13

Learning the Dutch Language Isn’t Only Important, It’s Essential.

Please take note this post may contain affiliate links. When I moved to the Netherlands several years ago, the only Dutch words I really knew were “ik hou van jou.” Ik hou van jou translates to “I love you” in English. Let me be honest, I had no intention or desire to learn Dutch. I had visited the Netherlands a few times before and was satisfied that most people spoke…

Posted on: August 21, 2021 Posted by: Soreh Milchtein Comments: 0

5 American Practices That Are No Longer Followed in My Dutch Life

Please take note this post may contain affiliate links. When I went to the Netherlands for the first time several years ago, I was shocked by some of the things I saw. People were drinking in the middle of the day as if it were normal. Shops closed the minute the business day was over. Getting around on a bike was not something people did because they couldn’t afford to…

Posted on: August 15, 2021 Posted by: Soreh Milchtein Comments: 0

Places in France That You Need to Visit That Are Not Paris

The summer may be almost over, but that doesn’t mean the fun is over. There’s still some time to get away, or better yet, plan a vacation in the fall when it’s not boiling hot. France is such a beautiful country any time of the year, especially now when everything is in bloom. The food is to die for, the wine flows like water, and the landscape is stunning. Don’t…

Posted on: August 8, 2021 Posted by: Soreh Milchtein Comments: 37

Bizarre Things About the Dutch That Foreigners Can’t Wrap Their Heads Around

No matter how long you’ve lived in the Netherlands, if you’re a foreigner, you’ll understand this. There are some things about the Dutch that will never make sense to us. This feeling doesn’t change ever, not even when you get a Dutch passport. A lot of these things are strange but also interesting. It’s a way of life that a lot of us aren’t used to and may grow to…

Posted on: August 1, 2021 Posted by: Soreh Milchtein Comments: 0

7 Ways Businesses Can Get More Exposure and Reach New Customers

In the world of instant gratification and platforms that offer services for super cheap, it’s often challenging to stay competitive and reach new customers. It’s also extremely important to keep your current customers coming back for your products or services. Being relevant and relatable can often be tough, but it is possible. Gaining more exposure and getting new customers can take a lot of work, but you can also have…

Posted on: July 25, 2021 Posted by: Soreh Milchtein Comments: 11

6 Tips to Handle the Challenges of Living Abroad and Dating a Foreigner

If you’re reading this blog post, then you’re most likely living in a country or place that isn’t where you grew up. I certainly am. My hometown is Milwaukee, WI in the USA. But I have lived in the Netherlands since December of 2018. Like many others, I moved here for love. And so far, I’m not going anywhere. Honestly, I have never met anyone like my Dutch partner Kevin. …