Articles by

Nellie Werner

Nellie is a bilingual English/Dutch-speaker with a B.A. in Translation, living and working in Amsterdam.

The Dutch school system for dummies: a guide from one parent to another

If you haven't grown up in the Netherlands but find yourself raising a young family here, sending...

Where to live in Amsterdam: the definitive neighbourhood guide for 2020

So you’re moving to Amsterdam? Nice choice! It's a great city and many people who settle here...

Bird watching in Amsterdam – how many birds can you see from your balcony?

Early this spring a new family moved into the Westerpark neighbourhood of Amsterdam. A pair of white...

Small energy startup sparks off brilliant idea: buy and close coal power plant

Vandebron, a small Dutch company that sells peer-to-peer renewable energy, has come up with a luminous pr...

Basic Income in the Netherlands: Can we afford it?

An unconditional basic income for everyone. Can you imagine what that would be like? Everyone, from the...
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