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- King’s Day 2016 is here!
- Visit the art fair PAN Amsterdam
- The Dutch school system
- Celebrate Oktoberfest in The Hague
- Typical Dutch street foods
Expats in Amsterdam
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Expats in The Hague
All the political heart of the Dutch has to offer.
The Dutch have some funny and odd habits and traditions.
Links to all kinds of services you might need in the Netherlands.
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About Expats Abroad If you're not from the Netherlands originally you will experience some differences in living in cities, such as Amsterdam or The Hague, from living in your hometown. In this blog you will find week to week experiences and knowledge about the city so you will feel more and more at home. Also there will be posted nice events in the Amsterdam or The Hague area as well as national events in the Netherlands and other tips and tricks to find your way around in this new country. We're here to help you feel at home away from home. Get to know your city and get the full Dutch experience. Do you have any tips or tricks or are you an expat blogger? Let us know! We strongly believe in sharing the knowledge about living abroad. Get involved, meet new people and feel at home.
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It’s that time of the year again… KING’S DAY! On the 27th, not to be mistaken for the birthday of the queen which was previously celebrated on the the 30th of April, the Dutch celebrate their King’s birthday in full orange swing! What to know and where to go?
From November 22 to 29 one of the biggest art events of the Netherlands is returning to the Amsterdam RAI. Visit the PAN Amsterdam for work of the new and the old masters, designer furniture, photography and other decorative objects. Continue reading “Visit the art fair PAN Amsterdam” »
Starting at the age of 3 or 4 your children will have to go to school while you’re living in the Netherlands. They start with primary school and move on to secondary school. School attendance in the Netherlands is compulsory from age 5till 16.
If you’re from Germany, or not, you surely don’t want to miss out on the yearly beerfest. If you’re not in the position to travel to Munich, you might as well celebrate Oktoberfest in The Hague!
Discover all sorts of events and festivities taking place in Amsterdam. From national events to small and intimate events where Amsterdam is also known for. If you have a suggestion please leave a comment below.
Here you will find all sorts of events and festivities taking place in The Hague. In this city you will find lovely shopping areas but also buildings of the government. As one of the bigger cities in The Netherlands there is a lot to explore in The Hague, not to mention it’s situated close to[…]
If you have just moved to the Netherlands; welcome! You might experience some difficulties while your staying in the country of tulips and clogs. Therefore we will present you an overview of all kinds of services you might need, from emergency numbers to cable companies. You’re welcome!
The Dutch have a rich culture. Amsterdam and The Hague are pre-eminently cities where you come across numerous museums and hommages to old painters or game changers. Here you’ll find out more about typical Dutch habits and traditions. Such as taking a present with you when you visit someone to riding bicycles throughout the city.[…]
Don’t miss out on the biggest cultural event that kicks off this saturday (Sept. 5th) in The Hague! On Museumnacht (Museumnight) Den Haag you can visit an impressive amount of 40 cultural institutions in the city.