Amsterdam to Groningen in one hour? This train line could make it possible

Could this be a game-changer for Dutch train travel? The 'Lelylijn,' a proposed high-speed train route, promises to slash the travel time between Amsterdam and Groningen in half. With the inauguration...

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So, you’re planning on dying in the Netherlands. Well, not so much planning as…. you know, planning the un-plan-able.  Death plays a significant role...

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So you finally decided to buy a house in the Netherlands instead of renting. Congrats! That’s a big move — especially this year. Now it’s time to set yourself up with a Dutch mortgage. While...

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Moving to a new country is challenging enough as it is, so we don't need to add getting scams to our worries. We've made a list of quick things to keep in mind to...

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So you're about to take the plunge and delve into the scary world of learning Dutch? Chances are, you probably have a few questions, or you want to know what stages you'll have to...

Your borrowing power for a mortgage in the Netherlands in 2024

The first thing you probably ask yourself when you decide to take out a Dutch mortgage is this: "Okay, so what can I afford to buy?” In other words, you want to know about...

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7 of the best scenic bike paths in the Netherlands

With summer rolling around the corner and hot weather here to stay, we all want to spend more time outside. Now is high...

7 questions answered about getting a Dutch mortgage in 2024

So you finally decided to buy a house in the Netherlands instead of renting. Congrats! That’s a big move — especially this year....

How to avoid getting scammed as an international in the Netherlands

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Mobile phones and SIM cards in the Netherlands: ultimate 2024 guide

Moving to the Netherlands offers a number of challenges: from navigating the housing crisis to registering yourself — and you've beat them all!...

The best SIM-only plans in the Netherlands: the ultimate guide

Whether you’ve just stepped off the plane at Schiphol, or have been in the Netherlands for a while, you may be debating whether...

Unlimited data SIM cards in the Netherlands: the ultimate guide

Hoera, you’ve landed in the Netherlands, tried your first stroopwafel, and now you’re looking for the perfect unlimited data plan to power your...

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Aparthotel Adagio — have a long stay in luxury (at an affordable price)

Are you planning a move to Amsterdam? Or perhaps coming to the city for a long...

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Here’s our guide to the best lakes in the Netherlands! Whatever lake-loving adventure you’re after, we’re...

21 beautiful towns in the Netherlands that aren’t Amsterdam

There are so many beautiful towns in the Netherlands, but it's easy to get wrapped up in that city life. Here are 21 stunning options for you to check out while...

19 best day trips from Amsterdam: the ultimate travel guide

Thinking about taking a day trip from Amsterdam? Wat leuk! (How nice!) There is heaps to...

Hiking in The Hague: 11 nature spots for the outdoor adventurer

Loving the busy city that is The Hague, but still craving a wander in the great...

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With its rich history, lively culture, and captivating architecture, the Belgian town of Leuven offers a perfect...

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A few years ago, I moved to Rotterdam to start my master's degree at Erasmus University....