Why Your Kids Will Love Living In Amsterdam

Amsterdam is an exciting city with a friendly, family vibe and plenty for children to do.

Here are 10 reasons why kids are happy here.

10 Dutch Festivals You Really Shouldn't Miss

Want to party like the Dutch? Mark up your calendar with these ten fun festivals.   more ...

An Expat Guide To Preschool In Amsterdam

Preschool (voorschool) is a government-subsidised schooling system for children aged 2.5 to 4. More structured than a playschool, the voorschoo   more ...

10 Things To Love About The Dutch Way Of Life

Though the Netherlands may not be your homeland, it can still in time win your affections. Here are ten aspects of Dutch life which have found a warm   more ...

An Expat Guide To Childcare Options In The Netherlands

With family far away, finding childcare can be an added expense for international parents new to the Netherlands.

Below are six common forms of ch   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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