Netherlands

How to Enjoy Your First Expat Christmas in Amsterdam

For expats who celebrate Christmas, being far away from friends and family can make the festivities feel somewhat muted, so it’s a good idea to create your own traditions in your new home. Here are ten ways to make the season special during your time in Amsterdam.


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Interview With Dennis Cowles, Chairman, Amsterdam American Business Club

Dennis, how did you first become an expat?

Having finished Boston University School of Management, I decided with a cycling friend to take a   more ...

An Expat Guide To Health Insurance In The Netherlands

Starting life as an expat can get expensive: relocating your family and pets, finding a place to live, visas and flights all add up.

Unlike many ot   more ...

An Expat Guide To Bringing Pets Into The Netherlands

If you’re moving to the Netherlands, there is no need to leave your furry friends at home, since the country allows newcomers to bring their family   more ...

10 Scary Places To Get Goosebumps In The Netherlands

Fancy freaking yourself out? No need to miss out on a spook-fest while you are living in the Netherlands. Here are some creepy destinations to give yo   more ...

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.


 

 
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Stuart Billinghurst, Friesland

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My name is Stuart Billinghurst. I’m an accident prone Englishman and the writer of InvadingHolland.com.   more ...

Amanda van Mulligen, Zoetermeer

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I'm British but the Netherlands has been my home since 2000. My husband is Dutch, and my three sons have both Dutch and British   more ...

Melissa Adams, Amsterdam

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I'm an American freelance journalist who was born in Los Angeles but spent most of my adult life in Newport Beach, California   more ...

Anya Sokha, Amsterdam

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I was born and raised in Southern Russia (where tomatoes get special treatment from that natural sunlight that makes them taste   more ...