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"i am not a tourist" Expat Fair: For expats who want to 'arrive'

"i am not a tourist" Expat Fair: For expats who want to 'arrive' Learning Dutch, finding a house, experiencing Dutch culture,...

Top 10 tips for dating the Dutch

Top 10 tips for dating the Dutch You may have heard that Dutch women are the most beautiful in...

Xenophobe's® Guides: The efficiency in Dutch culture

Xenophobe's® Guides: The efficiency in Dutch culture Dutch life runs with a quiet efficiency, due to a belief that...

Bitterballenbruid: 30 amusing Dutch words

Bitterballenbruid: 30 amusing Dutch words Expat Hayley finds that the Dutch language is full of comical...

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Expatica’s International Job Fair returns 4 October: Register now!

Expatica’s International Job Fair returns 4 October: Register now! Expatica’s International Job Fair returns for its fifth edition...

Work in the Netherlands: Finding a job

Work in the Netherlands: Finding a job An essential guide to finding work in the Netherlands, including...

Dating in Europe: First date etiquette

Dating in Europe: First date etiquette The dating game is hard enough, even when you know the ‘rules'....

Manage culture shock in three easy steps

Manage culture shock in three easy steps Margarita Gokun Silver, founder of coaching firm Global Coach...

Moving to the Netherlands
Getting utilities connected in the Netherlands
Getting utilities connected in the Netherlands

A guide to connecting utility services to your Dutch home, including...

Visas & Permits
Moving to the Netherlands: Guide to Dutch visas and permits
Moving to the Netherlands: Guide to Dutch visas and permits

Which Dutch visa or permit do you need to visit, live, work or...

Working in the Netherlands
Expatica’s International Job Fair returns 4 October: Register now!
Expatica’s International Job Fair returns 4 October: Register...

Expatica’s International Job Fair returns for its fifth edition...

Finance
Doing income tax returns in the Netherlands
Doing income tax returns in the Netherlands

The start of the year signals the need to settle your Dutch income...

Housing
Renting a property in the Netherlands
Renting a property in the Netherlands

Looking to rent an apartment or house in the Netherlands? Read...

Healthcare
Healthcare in the Netherlands
Healthcare in the Netherlands

Here’s a guide to the Dutch healthcare system, including Dutch...

Education
Education in the Netherlands
Education in the Netherlands

Our guide on education in the Netherlands takes you through schooling...

Family Essentials
Dutch weddings: Getting married in the Netherlands
Dutch weddings: Getting married in the Netherlands

If you are planning to get married in the Netherlands, this guide...

About the Netherlands
A brief introduction to the Netherlands
A brief introduction to the Netherlands

The newcomer to the Netherlands will be forgiven for not knowing...

Insider Views
Diary of a Move: The language of foreignness
Diary of a Move: The language of foreignness

Ever felt like your IQ slips 30 points when speaking a foreign...

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"i am not a tourist" Expat Fair: For expats who want to 'arrive'
"i am not a tourist" Expat Fair: For expats who want to 'arrive'...

Learning Dutch, finding a house, experiencing Dutch culture,...

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5 tips to find the cheapest way to transfer money abroad
5 tips to find the cheapest way to transfer money abroad

If you need to transfer money internationally, find out the easiest...

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