Here’s how the Dutch plan to restrict foreign student numbers

Limiting the number of international students at universities in the Netherlands has been a hotly-debated topic for quite a while now — but here's how the Dutch actually plan to...

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The Dutch gave up New York, but why? (Video inside!)

History buffs, gather here! We've dug up this treasure of an informative video, and we're pretty sure you want to see it. The...

The 18 most magnificent lakes in the Netherlands (near Amsterdam and beyond)

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

A guide to hitchhiking in the Netherlands

Looking to hitch a ride in the Netherlands? This guide is here to give you the best advice for a safe and fun...

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At this bank you can ACTUALLY earn 4% on your savings

Sick and tired of savings accounts that serve you a big, fat 0% in interest? Well, we've got exciting news for you, as this bank is offering the highest interest rates available in the...

The best prepaid SIMs for internationals and tourists in the Netherlands

Prepaid SIMs offer affordability and a no-strings-attached approach to their data bundles — making them an excellent choice for internationals in the Netherlands. With year-long contractual commitments and the steep prices of some SIM-only packages,...

The 18 most magnificent lakes in the Netherlands (near Amsterdam and beyond)

Here’s our guide to the best lakes in the Netherlands! Whatever lake-loving adventure you’re after, we’re here to give you all the juicy details to make it happen. Fancy a freshwater swim or maybe...

This Dutch bank has up to 2% cashback on daily spending AND earns you 2.46% on savings

Say hoi to exciting cashback deals and Dutch interest rates that may actually make saving money worthwhile. (Yes, we’re shocked, too. 😳) For most internationals, one of the first steps when moving to the Netherlands...

Unlimited calling to 44 countries? LEBARA’s SIM-only package makes it possible

Picture this: You’re sitting in a cosy Amsterdam café when your phone buzzes. It's a friend from back home wanting to catch up! You're excited — but then you remember the costs this international...

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At this bank you can ACTUALLY earn 4% on your savings

Sick and tired of savings accounts that serve you a big, fat 0% in interest? Well, we've got exciting news for you, as...

The best prepaid SIMs for internationals and tourists in the Netherlands

Prepaid SIMs offer affordability and a no-strings-attached approach to their data bundles — making them an excellent choice for internationals in the Netherlands. With...

The 18 most magnificent lakes in the Netherlands (near Amsterdam and beyond)

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

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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...

The 18 most magnificent lakes in the Netherlands (near Amsterdam and beyond)

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...

From the lowlands to Leuven: take a trip to the fantastic Flemish city

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

10 unique things about Rotterdam

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