Have you already started to learn Dutch? Congratulations! And.. how have you liked your new adventure so far? Chances are high that at least you will have one frustration. It is easy to guess.
Employers love the Netherlands and love the country’s skilled and productive workforce. But the Netherlands is also an open economy, and internationals are in hot demand.
Some notable Dutch exports? Cheese, wooden clogs, tulips. As to the unfairly overlooked ones? Dutch television shows.
Whether you’ve been saving up for your dream vacation or you live out of a backpack as a digital nomad, Expat Republic has some top tips for helping your money go further!
When DJ Per started mixing hip hop and dub into his sets, the woefully disappointed regulars of the Amsterdam institution, Melkweg launched a petition to make him stop. Club culture has since undergone some drastic changes since the early 80s.
Once the bustling centre of social life, castles have since transformed from the most-coveted places to get into to the refurbished backdrops of film shoots. On a visit, you might catch sight of busy film crews, partake in highly-informative exhibitions, or explore vast pieces of land devoted to preserving centuries-old horticultural practices.
Moving abroad brings with it a long and complicated list of challenges. But financial ones are the most important to get right. What, for example, can an American expat do with their 401(k) retirement plan? Thankfully, there are some options.
Choosing the right energy or internet provider can be a daunting task. The Netherlands has a unique system with a vast number of providers offering packages catered to different lifestyles and needs. Also, keep in mind before you get started you’ll have to have proof of ID and residence. Usually, a rental or purchase contract…
Are you looking to check out the latest Hollywood blockbuster? In original language? Are you an arthouse film fan? Or are documentaries more your thing? Rotterdam covers it all on the many big screens around town.
Most people in Amsterdam don’t have a wasmachine, either because it won’t fit in the apartment, or it’s just not worth buying one. But somehow you still need to wash your clothes!