Posted on: November 13, 2021 Posted by: Soreh Milchtein Comments: 9

Sex: Here’s How the Dutch Normalized This Taboo

When many people think of the Netherlands, one of the first things that can come to mind is the red light district in Amsterdam, also known as De Wallen. The Netherlands has always been extremely progressive in comparison to other countries. It was the first country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage. Smoking weed and eating shrooms are decriminalized, and a whole lot more. Sex is something that the…

Posted on: November 7, 2021 Posted by: Soreh Milchtein Comments: 0

Making a Lifelong Dream Come True: Seeing the Northern Lights

Seeing the northern lights, or the aurora borealis, has been a lifelong dream of mine. My foster dad passed away recently. His death rang a bell in my mind. Life is extremely short and spending time with those who matter most is so important. So instead of going on my planned trip to the USA in early October, I decided to spend time with my partner Kevin and travel to…

Posted on: October 31, 2021 Posted by: Soreh Milchtein Comments: 0

Being a Small Business Owner Can Be Amazing, but These Are Some Things You Should Know

Many people seem to think that people who have their own business have it all. Well, that isn’t usually the case. Having your own business can be a lot more challenging than simply being an employee. Of course, there are a ton of pros to working for yourself. Sadly, people often don’t know the effort and dedication it takes to own a small business. This is especially the case for…

Posted on: October 24, 2021 Posted by: Soreh Milchtein Comments: 1

My Love of Flying Was Compromised on a Recent Flight. Here’s the Story.

I’ve always been a person obsessed with airplanes. I have even considered becoming a flight attendant or pilot. For various reasons, I chose a different path in life, one in real estate, and now, one in writing. I still find airplanes quite fascinating. I don’t know why. I love taking the afternoon and going plane watching. My partner Kevin doesn’t understand it but he still goes with me. Planes are…

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

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: September 12, 2021 Posted by: Soreh Milchtein Comments: 2

The Fall Season Is Extra Amazing In the Netherlands for So Many Reasons

Please take note this post may contain affiliate links. My favorite season has been the fall ever since I can remember. And no, it’s not because of pumpkin spice lattes. I don’t like them, and I can say that even though I worked at Starbucks for some time. Fall is such a special season for so many reasons. As an American, I celebrate Thanksgiving, which happens to be in the…

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…