King’s Day will not be on King Willem-Alexander’s birthday next year: Here’s why

The Dutch king will still blow out 58 birthday candles in Doetinchem in 2025 — but the monarch has changed the date of his celebration. Alright, it wasn't the King...

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How Amsterdam became a bicycle paradise (videos inside!)

The Dutch capital is one wheel-whizzing, bell-dinging whirlwind of bicycles. But did you know you are around 20 times more likely to get...

Eating herring in the Netherlands: all you need to know about the ‘Hollandse Nieuwe’

The large-scale herring fishing in the Netherlands started during the Golden Age. Since then, Dutch herring and the 'Hollandse Nieuwe' have become a...

17 arcades in the Netherlands: gaming in Amsterdam and beyond

We all thought arcade culture saw the last of its heyday 20 years ago. However, it’s managed to make a strong comeback in...

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7 ways raising a child in the Netherlands is different

Having a child is an exciting life change, and it can be an even bigger adventure if you’re raising them away from your home country.  Plenty of expats and internationals come to the Netherlands to...

These are the best digital banks in the Netherlands in 2024

If you’re looking to up your financial game, there are plenty of digital banks in the Netherlands ripe for the picking.  Digital banking has changed the financial landscape, offering all kinds of convenient and innovative...

From finding to furnishing: here’s how this real estate team will make you at home

When it comes to housing in the Netherlands, there’s a lot you need to know. Where is the best place to find or sell a home? How much should you be overbidding? How much...

7 things to consider when renting out your house in the Netherlands

Are you thinking of renting out your house in the Netherlands? There's a lot to consider, but geen probleem! We have a comprehensive list of what to keep in mind. There are many different things...

How to land a sponsored job in the Netherlands in 2024

When considering getting a visa for the Netherlands, you may have wondered, "Can I just get a sponsored visa through a job?" It may seem like an easy route; find a job, snap up an...

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7 ways raising a child in the Netherlands is different

Having a child is an exciting life change, and it can be an even bigger adventure if you’re raising them away from your...

These are the best digital banks in the Netherlands in 2024

If you’re looking to up your financial game, there are plenty of digital banks in the Netherlands ripe for the picking.  Digital banking has...

From finding to furnishing: here’s how this real estate team will make you at home

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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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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...

Edibles in Amsterdam: the ultimate guide for 2024

Welcome to our epic guide to edibles in Amsterdam in , where we'll tell you where...

21 epic day trips from Rotterdam: the ultimate guide

Rotterdam — a city where everyone loves to rave about the quirky new-age architecture, its multicultural quotient, and the resilience and 'realness' of the Rotterdammers. But living in a city...

The best hash in Amsterdam: ultimate high guide for 2024

Many people choose to smoke weed in the Netherlands — but forget about its great, mellow...

Did you know there were mountains in the Netherlands?

Mountains in the Netherlands? Is that a thing? The Netherlands is a flat country with almost...

How to get to and from Amsterdam’s airport: the easy guide

Before stepping foot in the land of windmills, canals, and fun-filled activities, you’ll likely have to...

A guide to night buses and night trains in the Netherlands

Had one too many drinks and missed the last train? Bracing yourself for a taxi journey...