Nine out of ten people don’t live anywhere near America, but English is the universal language and people around the world have grown up on American entertainment, so basic facts about American life are well-known by people everywhere. And that’s a good thing! We should all look beyond our own national borders.

Unfortunately, knowledge about other countries doesn’t circulate as easily. You won’t find it unless you go looking for it. But there’s lots of interesting information, and many people do go looking for it! You’re here because you’re one of those people, and I’m here to provide you with the information you’re looking for.

So, who am I? My name is Robin, and my initial focus will be on the Netherlands because that’s where I was born and raised. However, I’m only half Dutch, and I’ve been to dozens of countries and lived on three continents. So, as the site grows, expect me to broaden the focus!