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Learning Dutch, finding a house, experiencing Dutch culture, making connections, solving immigration and tax issues, and finding employment – all at the “i am not a tourist” Expat Fair for Internationals in Amsterdam on Sunday, 2 October 2016.
Do you replace 'thanks' with 'hoor'? If you're learning Dutch, these 25 fun tips can help you sound more like a Dutch local.
Everything you need to know before riding away on your Dutch bicycle: Dutch cycling rules, safety locks and how to rent or buy a bike in the Netherlands.
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How easy is it to make Dutch friends? Don't expect to be invited to their home, say expats, but once you break the ice you will have a loyal Dutch friend for life.
If you're still offended by bad customer service and don't complain about the weather, your warning bells should start ringing.
From a relaxed work life to 'non-existent' customer service, expats in the Netherlands talk about the 'norms' of living and working in the Netherlands.
Just how Dutch are you? Moving to the Netherlands changes you in the strangest ways.
'Kies mijn kant'! These words may elicit giggles and guffaws from English speakers but they have completely different — and very innocent — meanings in Dutch.
What names work internationally? Amsterdam Mamas lists the best names that are easy to pronounce for both Dutch and English speakers — and some names to avoid.
Once you're referred to as the biblical characters 'Abraham' or 'Sarah', you know you're getting old – and wise – and that invitations for a 'circle party' must have been sent.
Do children use the teacher's first name, surname or just 'teacher' – and what does this reflect about local culture?
Should foreigners avoid joining 'expat bubbles'? Blogger Karen McCann considers the pros and cons of mingling with expat groups when living abroad.
Expat blogger Tiffany Jarman Jansen exposes the weird world of Dutch toilets, from the pay-to-pee phenomenon to the good (or bad) inspection shelf.
Giving someone 'lovable maggots’ (madeliefjes) is completely acceptable in the Netherlands – and demonstrates why Dutch shouldn't be translated into English.