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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'

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Learning Dutch, finding a house, experiencing Dutch culture, making connections, solving immigration and tax issues – all at Expatica's “i am not a tourist” Expat Fair in Amsterdam on Sunday, 4 October 2015.

A rail romance: 6 ways to make train travel work for you

A rail romance: 6 ways to make train travel work for you

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Travelling by rail through Europe can be as romantic and adventurous as it sounds, if you know a few tips to make train travel a blast not a burden.

Polyglot problems only multilinguals have to worry about

Polyglot problems only multilinguals have to worry about

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'You get woken by a phone call and forget which language to use' – some problems can only be understood by those who speak more than one language.

101 Ways to Enjoy Living Abroad: 20 tips for expats

101 Ways to Enjoy Living Abroad: 20 tips for expats

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Learn how to feel at home in a foreign country, whether you're there for a weekend, a year, or a lifetime.

Love Migration Project: Being a 'world citizen' couple

Love Migration Project: Being a 'world citizen' couple

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Rather than thriving in a local environment alone, Yvonne Salt's research shows many international couples do better by staying connected to an international lifestyle.

10 things friends no longer understand after going Dutch

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The more Jenny Allen accustomed to Dutch life in the Netherlands, the less her friends back home could relate to the 'oddities' of her expat lifestyle.

Borders and Burpees: 10 job skills you gain from travel

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Emily McLaren recounts the life skills she gained thanks to her backpacking experience abroad.

Bitterballenbruid: 15 things I never did until I lived in the Netherlands

Bitterballenbruid: 15 things I never did until I lived in the Netherlands

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After diving head-first into Dutch culture, expat Hayley recounts the Dutch cultural traits she has adopted since moving to the Netherlands.

Karilogue: The less-glamorous side of expat life

Karilogue: The less-glamorous side of expat life

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Despite loving life as an expat, Kari Martindale explains that expat life is not always as glamorous as it appears. Here's some realities on expat life.

Being Multilingual: Languages come in flavours

Being Multilingual: Languages come in flavours

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Madalena considers how some words simply can't be translated without failing to capture their true essence and meaning.

Bitterballenbruid: 30 amusing Dutch words

Bitterballenbruid: 30 amusing Dutch words

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Expat Hayley finds that the Dutch language is full of comical words when translated literally into English.

5 realities of expat relationships

5 realities of expat relationships

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Hop on board and buckle up for the expat relationship roller coaster. It’s a ride you’ll never want to get off.

International flower relations: Who's the most romantic?

International flower relations: Who's the most romantic?

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Sending flowers may be a typical gesture in most countries, but what do our flower-gifting habits tell us about international relations?

Geek Mädel: Getting back into my languages

Geek Mädel: Getting back into my languages

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After inadvertently making language-learning a chore, Meg McFarlane finds new ways to make learning languages fun and interesting.

Expatica wishes you a merry multicultural holiday

Expatica wishes you a merry multicultural holiday

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There's no better time to celebrate than at Christmas. The Expatica team shares their personal favourite Christmas traditions, and reflects on 2014.

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