Snacks (Or: Kelly’s Expat Shopping)

A few weeks ago, I went to Kelly’s Expat Shopping in The Hague. I was looking for a few surprises to give Marco for Valentine’s Day. Originally I wanted to go there because the website said that they had sour nerds in stock, but that proved to be wrong unfortunately.

The store was bigger than I expected, and the aisles were definitely wide enough. Since it was my first time there, I took my time looking up and down the aisles to make sure I didn’t miss anything good.

I did end up getting him five things – a bag of sour skittles (to replace the non-existent nerds), Frank’s hot buffalo wing sauce, a small bag of Synder’s Jalapeno pretzel bits, Welch’s grape jelly, and Jack Daniel’s spicy barbecue sauce. The main one was the barbecue sauce, since it is classified as a liquid and thus can’t be ordered from America or the UK. You can bring it over in luggage, though. The grape jelly is good for peanut butter & jelly sandwiches, since it is hard to find jelly in this country. Mainly they just have jam, which is a slightly different taste.

Since there is currently roadwork going on this year, I was not able to take tram 17 like I said planned, but instead had to take tram 3. It just meant a bit further of a walk. But due to that I was able to get this image:

rocks for sale in a candy dispenser

It’s a candy dispenser, repurposed to sell polished rocks. You can see a sign underneath with a list of the various types of rocks available.

ignatiusparochie den haag

Ignatious Parish, a nearby church

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3 thoughts on “Snacks (Or: Kelly’s Expat Shopping)

  1. verosupertramp85

    I see that you’re already starting to getting around here in Den Haag! I’d love to meet you by the way, since we both blog from the same city…

    • The next task on the list is finding a job. 😉

      It sounds fun to meet, although not this week perhaps – I seem to have caught a cold. 😛

      Do you visit any of the support groups in the area? I was thinking about going to Delft INA’s morning coffee (networking event) this Friday, but not sure.

      • verosupertramp85

        I’ve been here for almost 1 and a half years and never heard of those supports groups. We could meet whenever you feel better, I can’t this week either because it is going to be very busy at work.

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