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Goodbye Cape Town, Hello The Netherlands
July 22, 2017  by Mark 


A month ago I returned to the Netherlands, the country I was born, raised, learned to speak and ride...


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Lifestyle  Travel  Uncategorized 
The Olympics, and 4 Sports That Make Absolutely No Sense
August 8, 2016  by Mark 


Great, the Olympic Games have started! In case you were spending your winter being angry at politicians...


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Lifestyle 
(Y)our Year (Elle Column)
February 19, 2016  by Mark 


This column was originally published in Elle Magazine South Africa, Jan/Feb 2016 As I was approaching...


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Cape Town  Lifestyle  Misc 
Things we should get rid of in 2016
January 10, 2016  by Mark 


With 2016 officially started, we slowly creep out of our holiday slumber and spend the first two weeks...


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Cape Town  Expat  Lifestyle  Misc 
Christmas in Cape Town is weird
December 9, 2015  by Mark 


  With the year coming to an end, people are preparing for the holiday season. Because of its cultural...


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Cape Town  Expat  Lifestyle  Misc 
5 typical things people from Cape Town do
November 5, 2015  by Mark 


Someone from Cape Town recently told me that living in this city for 6 years does not make me a Capetonian....


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Cape Town  Lifestyle  Misc 
Dancing like a Dutchman
October 8, 2015  by Mark 


When it comes to dancing, it’s not easy being white, and certainly not easy to be from the Netherlands....


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Lifestyle  Misc 
Women are the true Changemakers (Column Elle Magazine)
October 7, 2015  by Mark 


This column was originally published in South Africa’s Elle Magazine, September 2015 I recently...


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Cape Town  Expat  Lifestyle  Misc 
South African Rugby: Explained by a Foreigner
September 21, 2015  by Mark 


After years of living in Cape Town as a Dutchman, I was able to integrate as much as possible into society....


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