Expat Holland (The Netherlands)

The Netherlands

The Netherlands - Efficient, safe, and open-minded, the Netherlands is a charming country where historical architecture, canals and flower markets enchant visitors. Not only an easy country to explore, Holland is also easygoing, with cultured and unassuming people.

The Netherlands Discussion Forum - Latest Posts

  Watch Four Nations live in Amsterdam
  Expat Experience: Amanda van Mulligen, Voorschoten
  10 Dutch Dishes You Must Try When Living In The Netherlands
  NFL season 2016/2017 - watch it live in Amsterdam
  Watch NRL Grand Final live in Amsterdam
  So Just How Friendly Are The Dutch, Exactly?
  Ten Dutch Festivals Expats In Holland Must Not Miss
  pataks [or equivelent] HOT mango pickle
  Expat Experience: Melissa Adams, Amsterdam
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Expat Focus Columnists - The Netherlands (Holland)
Linda Janssen
Tom Zachystal

  10 Dutch Dishes You Must Try When Living In The Netherlands

Articles - Netherlands (Holland)

Dutch cuisine consists of hearty fare that is warming and wholesome, something that the locals greatly appreciate on account of the cold temperatures. Today we’re taking a look at some of the dishes you should try if you’re living in the Netherlands.   more ...

  So Just How Friendly Are The Dutch, Exactly?

Articles - Netherlands (Holland)

The Netherlands has for a long time been one of the more desirable expat locations in the world. The fact that so many people want to live here isn’t surprising – this small European country has among the highest per capita incomes in the world and is widely acknowledged to be one of the freest, most tolerant and liberal places to live in.   more ...

  Ten Dutch Festivals Expats In Holland Must Not Miss

Articles - Netherlands (Holland)

Celebrations, especially communal ones, are a very important part of any culture, and the people of Holland enjoy an abundance of lively festivals all year round. These occasions range from being colorful to fun to quirky, and some of them may also seem a bit strange, especially to an outsider. Many of the events have been observed for decades or even centuries, and have strong ties to the glorious heritage and traditions of the Netherlands, while others are relatively new.   more ...

  Netherlands - Recommended Blogs

Articles - Netherlands (Holland)

At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at the Netherlands and some of the blogs that might be useful for expats there.

Invading Holland

An incredibly funny and often pathos filled account of 15 years in Amsterdam, illustrated with witty cartoons.   more ...

  Thinking About Moving To The Netherlands? Read This First

Articles - Netherlands (Holland)

The Kingdom of the Netherlands, usually known simply as the Netherlands, is one of the most popular expat destinations around the world and particularly in Europe. This small country is among the most densely populated, but it’s also one of the most stable and well-developed. The Netherlands is famous as a liberal and progressive nation, with open and tolerant attitudes to everything from same-sex marriage to abortion to cultural diversity.   more ...


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