Have you ever walked past a pitch, overhearing a referee’s whistle as a 5-a-side team shouted to pass the ball?
Whether you just moved here or have been a resident for years, it can often be a challenge for Expats to make strong and lasting friendships with Dutch people.
Today marks the start of the Carnaval season. No, this isn’t about Brazil. The Southern Dutch provinces have a Carnaval all their own, though they share common roots.
For many expats, this time of year is strange. Not only for the usual reasons, either.
Theater festivals are great events to meet people. You can experience local and international culture on stage.
Expat Republic is here to help you brush up on the Dutch you already know and to help you push through that taal-plafond to the next level.
With its canals and its famous windmill that welcomes every traveler, the historical city of Leiden is beautiful and cozy, or as the Dutchies would say, gezellig.
Have you ever had the pleasure of spending time with a herd of Alpacas? These charming creatures are naturally friendly and curious.
Tilburg’s massive LocHal is a cultural and educational institution steeped in the history of the city.
Spanish cycling enthusiasts David Saiz and Ana Castán had an idea during the pandemic that allowed for Dutch bicycles to have a second life in their home country.