The course also advises that Dutch women sunbathe topless.
To be of real value it would provide a list of all the places topless sunbathing takes place so that they could be avoided by sensitive souls who might be put off at the site of naked boobies and cigarettes. I’m often asked “Shallow Man, how can I fit better into Dutch society?
Remember that freedom of speech, is part of the Dutch constitution, don’t shoot the exceptionally well dressed messenger. Last year, Amsterdam’s snarkiest expat wrote a post on a blog called they are not black, they came down the chimney. There was also a lot of publicity last year about various attempts to have the ZP tradition changed or toned down as not to cause offence.
What the many debates and comments from angry Dutch people can be summarised quite simply as: No foreigner is ever going to win the argument about zwarte piet.
Alexander Pieter Cirk, 41, flew from Holland to Huanghua International Airport in Changsha, Hunan province, south China on July 22 in the hope of meeting a 26-year-old woman he met online two months ago, known only by the surname Zhang.
Once you’ve read the blog about „How to behave in the Netherlands”, you are ready to go out on a date with a Dutch guy or girl. Start your looking-for-love-adventure very close; How about that geeky classmate?
You can easily install this application on your mobile phone and you can start checking out some hot girls or guys near you.: But then, when it comes to personal relationships… Here in the Netherlands, you have to figure it out yourself. But someone else is also waiting for prince charming, so move your ass! Get out of your small nightclub and mix with people… Because I know there's a heart somewhere, down there...My Dutch isn’t very good and I don’t work with many of them, if I was to fit in couldn’t I make more Dutch friends?” The Shallow Man, as always, keen to fulfill the wishes of his united colors of benetton multikulti flock, has decided to risk the anger of the local population and will reveal what it takes to fit into Dutch society.