3) They know that women run the world: Queens have held reign in the House of Orange like forever,…well from 1890 to 2013 to be precise, so I find dutch guys in some zany way quite respectful of womenfolk.A dutch guy is likely not to be domineering, but surprise surprise, won’t mind if you are.He won’t mind you barking out orders or getting you a cup of tea.
Forget about all those complaints and concerns on the cybersphere about dutch guys being uncool, unromantic and underdressed.
As a black female traveller who has graced a couple of continents with itchy feet, I dare say that dutch guys are..super cool!
1) They are tall: I came away from my country feeling giraffe-like.
I towered over a heck of alot of people and became pretty used to jabs about my height like, “How is the oxygen up there?
” Or complaints about causing neck injuries each time I stooped to hug a friend.
Here, even with 12-inch heels, I’m still quite average among dutch guys.It’s a comforting feeling being around them, and not feeling self-conscious sticking out over everyone.2) They are courteous and helpful: There’s always that bit of relief when transiting to a flight headed for the Netherlands.Not only will I unwittingly eavesdrop conversations spoken in a familiar tongue, but if I have to go up some stairs and my hand luggage is heavy, some random dutch guy will be tripping over himself to help me carry my luggage and lift it into the overhead compartment.In years past, whenever I entered the train with a heavy baby pusher, dutch guys would always be milling around ready to spring into action to help get it onto the train.This behaviour has been repeated countless times, like ‘rescue the damsel’ is ingrained into the .