Press conference: Dutch cabinet introduces another road map, relaxations pushed back

Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Minister for Health Hugo De Jonge have stepped in front of the press once again to address the Dutch government's ever-changing decisions when it comes...

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Weekly update: infections rise again, after school care opens next week

The RIVM has released its weekly coronavirus figures for the period of April 7 to April 13. The number of infections has risen compared to...

Coronavirus in the Netherlands: all you need to know [UPDATED]

Coronavirus continues to sweep across the Netherlands and the globe. Here's up-to-date information, as it happens, on COVID-19 in Holland. The Netherlands reported its first...
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After school care reopens in the Netherlands

Just as we’re coming to terms with the fact that there will be no relaxation of the current coronavirus measures as of April 21,...
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Amsterdam metro line to undergo €1.5 billion expansion

Looking forward to jetting across the world? You're not the only one. Imagine getting from the outskirts of Amsterdam to Schiphol airport in one...
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Forty percent of Dutchies over 60 don’t want AstraZeneca

After a turbulent month for AstraZeneca, the decision was made last week that the vaccine will no longer be administered to people under the...

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Young informal carers in the Netherlands: let’s talk sacrifices and support

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Coronavirus in the Netherlands: all you need to know [UPDATED]

Coronavirus continues to sweep across the Netherlands and the globe. Here's up-to-date information, as it happens, on COVID-19 in Holland. The Netherlands reported its first confirmed case of coronavirus on February 27, 2020. Over a...

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Dreaming of a Dutch job? Here’s the thing: working in the Netherlands can be dramatically different to working in other countries.  Work culture? Different. Work structure? Unconventional. Work clothes? Total change..   Whether you’re looking for your...

Attention couples: this new app will help you find the ultimate double-dates

So you and your partner are new to the Netherlands and are ready to get stuck in and meet the locals. There’s just one issue though — how the heck do you find friends? While...

Where to live in Rotterdam: the ultimate guide to Rotterdam’s neighbourhoods

So you’ve made the decision to move to Rotterdam — the city with the biggest port in Europe, mind-blowing architecture, and overall the coolest place in the Netherlands (no, we’re not trying to sell...

Take care: five ways to cope with the mental impact of lockdown in the Netherlands

With the Dutch government looking to start relaxing measures soon. It seems we are almost at the end of a pandemic and can finally look forward to “normal” times. However, for many of us...

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Coronavirus in the Netherlands: all you need to know [UPDATED]

Coronavirus continues to sweep across the Netherlands and the globe. Here's up-to-date information, as it happens, on COVID-19 in Holland. The Netherlands reported its...

7 ways a Dutch job is different

Dreaming of a Dutch job? Here’s the thing: working in the Netherlands can be dramatically different to working in other countries.  Work culture? Different....

Attention couples: this new app will help you find the ultimate double-dates

So you and your partner are new to the Netherlands and are ready to get stuck in and meet the locals. There’s just...

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So you’ve made the decision to move to Rotterdam — the city with the biggest port...

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Surprisingly, it's not all about the tulips here in the Netherlands. We also have other beautiful...

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 nice long business trip? With incredible amenities, modern design, and excellent long-stay rates, the expat-friendly...

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Tilburg can get past most people's radar because...well, I don't know. I've been there, and it...

Amsterdam’s blossoming bikes keep popping up and we’re OBSESSED

Brightly coloured bikes decorated in flowers, butterflies and clocks have been popping up all over Amsterdam...

The Amsterdam canal house: why are they so wonderfully weird?

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No matter how many times I tell my friends I live in Haarlem, every time we...
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