After a couple of weeks, when the newness of things and impressions is over and the first practicalities have been arranged, many new arrivals experience some kind of culture shock in their new country. The (semi)permanence of local customs, of the different language and lifestyle, and many more new aspects may cause the newcomer to not feel on top of things much of the time. This is the time to get yourself together and dive into Dutch society, and find new places and new people. Most consider this the best way to overcome culture shock. Also find more information on what to do in your free time. It will help you feel more at home!