Netherlands: Articles, Programs, Blogs, Travel Resources

An American expat examines how different countries value work-life balance.  
One expat considers whether a true Dutch food exists.
February 15, 2022

A Tale of Two Wheels

An expat learns that a bike is more than just a mode of transportation in the Netherlands.
Spoiler: Getting an apartment in a city in the midst of an affordable housing crisis involves a lot of luck. 
A software engineer in the Netherlands discovers that being an expat in a "Western" country is not always as easy as advertised. 
With innovation and start-ups around every corner, Amsterdam is considered the new Silicon Valley. Here's why it's the place to launch your tech career. 
January 15, 2019

Exiting Expat Life

I knew there would be tears shed when I left home. What I didn't expect was the sadness that would accompany saying "so long" to expat life.   
After over a year abroad, my life has changed in lots of little ways. 
This holiday weekend, I'm reflecting on what I miss most about my home and native land. 
Friends: We all need them, but getting them overseas can be tricky. 
Casting directors, agencies, production companies and theatres. You name it, I researched it.
Making friends with expats has its downfalls, but I still do it. Here's why. 
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