Cover Photo: A plate of stroopwafels—wafer-like cookie sandwiches with a thin filling of syrup
Photograph by Visual Stories || Micheile/Unsplash

Longing for the Netherlands, Stroopwafels, and the Real Thing

We don’t crave the things we’re close to, even if they’ve shaped us into who we are.



Mari is a journalist and writer. Originally from the Netherlands, she now lives in Los Angeles.