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6 Weird things we had to adjust to during our first year in the Silicon Valley

Looking back at my first 18 months in Silicon Valley, here are a few things which had an incredible impact on our life-style. It actually took a while to figure out what they were, but I can now make an (almost) complete … Continue reading

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There’s an app for that…in the Silicon Valley

If you’re living in the Bay Area or Silicon Valley, and you have a smart phone…there’s an app for that… You’ve arrived! You’re here in the technology capitol of the world, some say, so embrace technology and let it help … Continue reading

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Guys Night Out – Rebuilding My Life

After my wife and I moved to the US, my wife started working at Stanford and I was in our new house without a job. So I needed to rebuild my life. In the first few weeks I was busy with settling down. I needed to buy … Continue reading

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Seven reasons to ride a bike in the Bay Area

I’m from the Netherlands, the country with more bicycles than inhabitants. This blog post about bicycling is from my Dutch point of view. Seven reasons to bike in the Bay Area The weather is almost always good There are hardly any hills There … Continue reading

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Driving in California – Getting Started

I want to share my newcomer’s experience of driving in California. I will discuss renting a car, buying a car, car insurance, emergency road-side service and getting a Californian driver license. I don’t intend to give a complete step-by-step guide, … Continue reading

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