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Dutch wedding

Planning a Dutch wedding: Getting married in the Netherlands

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Tying the knot in the Netherlands? This guide helps you plan a Dutch wedding, explaining the process and paperwork, and the special requirements for foreigners.

Childcare in the Netherlands

Childcare in the Netherlands

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Here's a brief guide to the Dutch childcare system, including an introduction to child benefit and childcare allowance in the Netherlands.

Divorce in the Netherlands

Getting divorced in the Netherlands

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A guide on how to file for divorce in the Netherlands, including conditions for filing for divorce, mediation, documentation and important issues to discuss during the divorce proceedings.

Bakfiets

How to buy a bakfiets

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Becoming an avid cyclist is one of the many ways expats try to integrate in European society, but to fit even better — and perhaps make life a little easier — expats should look into buying a bakfiets.

International wedding

5 Dutch wedding traditions to incorporate on the big day

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Getting married in the Netherlands is exciting, especially when it brings together multiple cultures. With an international couple, one half introduces traditions from their native country, while the other half incorporates wedding traditions from the Netherlands.

Divorce and settling a privately owned home

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If you and your partner decide to separate it will have consequences on your privately owned home and finances. What can you expect?

Expat dating: Online dating guide for expats

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Expat dating has its own set of challenges and perks. Luckily, anyone looking for a partner in an international setting has a plenty of options, including expat online dating.

Dutch wedding

12 steps to planning a complete Dutch wedding – papers included

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If you are planning a wedding in the Netherlands, here are nine steps for getting married in the Netherlands, so you don't forget anything important.

FAQs about childcare and child allowances in the Netherlands

FAQs about childcare and child allowances in the Netherlands

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This indepth guide answers your FAQs to which type of Dutch childcare you can afford and meets your time needs, and if any child allowances apply.

Dating in Europe: First date etiquette

Dating in Europe: First date etiquette

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The dating game is hard enough, even when you know the ‘rules'. So how do you date when living abroad and you don't know how the game is played? Here's a guide to expat dating in Europe.

Expat tips for online dating after divorce

Expat tips for online dating after divorce

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Getting back out there after a divorce can feel daunting, especially as an expat.

Moving with pets

Bringing a pet to the Netherlands

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Pets are welcome in the Netherlands but there are strict rules relating to bringing pets into the country, particularly around proving they are healthy and are transported appropriately.

Preschool in the Netherlands

Preschool in the Netherlands

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If you're living in the Netherlands, here's a guide to childcare and pre-school (peuterspeelzaal) in the Netherlands.

Same-sex marriage in the Netherlands

Same sex marriage in the Netherlands: Facts and figures

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The Netherlands was the first country to legalise same-sex marriage, but homosexual couples still face obstacles when they wish to have children.

UK divorce law

Divorce: English divorce law abroad

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For a UK couple living abroad, it may still be possible to use the English courts and an English lawyer to handle divorce proceedings.



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