Hollywood 2 Holland is an expat blog which offers news, personal observations, helpful advice and often humorous musings by an American who went from the glitz and glamour of Hollywood to the tulip fields and windmills of Holland.

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Exploring Holland’s Bulb Fields by Bike

Guest blogger Angela Khaw, an expat living in Holland, offers advice for visiting the colourful tulip fields in the Netherlands’ bulb region by bicycle… My favourite time of […]

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South Holland Retail News: March 2018

Holland retail and fashion update… Hudson’s Bay to make adjustments to merchandise assortment, Uniqlo to open first Netherlands store in Fall 2018, Dutch brand Suit Supply gets backlash […]

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South Holland Shopping: Outlets & Clearance Centers

Even though there isn’t a true outlet mall in South Holland, doesn’t mean you can’t find a good bargain. Here are several discount shops and clearance centers located […]

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Checklist Before Leaving on Holiday

Checklist items for expats in Holland before leaving on Christmas-New Year holidays; tips to help avoid home burglary and other unwanted events… When expats leave Holland for the […]

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The Dutch Love For Ice Skating

Dutch people love to ice skate as witnessed by the the hundreds of temporary ice skating rinks which literally pop-up overnight in the month of December… It is […]

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Top Movies in Holland for 2017

Here are the ten biggest films for 2017 at the Dutch box office; with just five weeks to go, only one new movie is likely to make the […]

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South Holland Retail News: November 2017

Amazon Prime now available in Netherlands, The Sting to open first free-standing Distrikt store in The Hague, TK Maxx opens second store in Rotterdam and more retail news… […]

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Arrival of Sinterklaas

The Arrival of (‘intocht’) Sinterklaas is celebrated every November across the Netherlands. In most Dutch cities, Sint and his helpers Pieten are welcomed on the third Saturday of […]

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South Holland Retail News Oct 2017

The Hague’s Grote Marktstraat gains green trees but loses Marks & Spencer, Rotterdam to make Black Friday a much bigger retail event,¬†American burger joint Five Guys to open […]

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South Holland Retail News Sept 2017

Jamie’s Italian Den Haag opens, Cool Blue readies a showroom at New Babylon, HBC preps 4 South Holland grand openings in The Hague, Leiden and Rotterdam, Holland Outlet […]

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