Living abroad

Living abroad

Living abroad requires a certain type of lifestyle. First coined in 1929 by an Austrian psychologist, the term ‘lifestyle’ reflects the attitudes and values of a person or group, which includes social relations, consumption, entertainment and dress. Being an expat, of course, is a lifestyle in and of itself.

Expat lifestyle: The chameleon wanderer

Expat life engenders an international outlook coupled with an ability to blend relatively...

Lifestyle - Essential Articles

17/04/2014 King's Day (Koningsdag) in the Netherlands

King's Day (Koningsdag) in the Netherlands The Netherlands will celebrate King’s Day (Koningsdag) for the first time in 2014, after the inauguration of King Willem-Alexander on 30 April 2013 (what was then still Queen’s Day).

15/04/2014 Discovering Belgium: Discovering Durbuy

Discovering Belgium: Discovering Durbuy Known the smallest town in the world, Durbuy's riverside setting makes it a picturesque getaway from Belgium's capital of Brussels.

25/02/2014 Prête-Moi Paris: Co-working and free computer use in Paris

"Prête-Moi Paris: Free computer use in Paris" EPN provides public spaces for all ages in Paris: Co-working desks, free computer and internet use, plus 'initiation' lessons for those unfamiliar with computer technology.

02/04/2013 Party Earth: Berlin's nightlife 48-hour challenge

Party Earth: Berlin's nightlife 48-hour challenge Where to check out some of Berlin's best social spots in one (busy!) weekend.

17/04/2014 80's - 90's Reggae (and hip hop) Drinking and Dancing party

80's - 90's Reggae (and hip hop) Drinking and Dancing party UNFINISHED BUSINESS WITH THE 80/90S - Amsterdam Expat Meetup proposes to put it all to bed in the mother of all expats parties.

21/11/2013 Maasmechelen Village: Chic Outlet Shopping near Brussels

Maasmechelen Village: Chic Outlet Shopping near Brussels, Belgium The ultimate Christmas Shopping destination with the finest boutiques offering savings of 30% to 60%. [Contributed by Maasmechelen Village]

29/10/2013 Girls' Guide to Paris: Wine bars in Paris

"Girls' Guide to Paris: Best Wine bars in Paris" Organic, natural and biodynamic wines are a raging trend in many Parisian wine bars. Test your palate at these top wine bars in Paris as recommended by the Girls' Guide to Paris.

12/02/2013 Rick Steves: The Rhine River - raging with history

Rick Steves: The Rhine River - raging with history Rick Steves explains his captivation with the Rhine.

17/04/2014 Happy Faces ~ Saturday drinks

Happy Faces ~ Saturday drinks Amsterdam Expat Meetup feels it's time for all the happy faces to get together again for drinks at Rose's Cantina.

29/10/2013 New CD: Learning Dutch through music

Learning Dutch through music: New CD A new CD uses music to help people learn Dutch, developed by three musicians and incorporating contributions by international students who have learned Dutch themselves. [Contributed by de Rand]