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Bilingual Schools in the Netherlands

A child who doesn't speak Dutch at home, is largely dependent on the school to learn all the tricks of the trade. Will this child learn enough Dutch while being taught in this language only half of the time?

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My Green Gig for the King of Orange

Granted I’m just a comedian, but I do get some lovely, candid snapshots of corporate life in the Netherlands – by performing at the bizarrely revealing rituals known as ‘Dutch corporate events.’ Let me take you on a mini tour.

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Hypnosis – The Most Effective Way to Stop Smoking

It is January. Time for all those New Year’s resolutions.

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Are You Looking for a New Home?

Since 2014, the price of houses has been going up in the Netherlands. One of the reasons for this is the very low mortgage interest at the moment, making buying a house attractive due to the low monthly interest payments.

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Banking, New Style

One of the most important issues that you have to deal with when you move to a new country is a new bank account.

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Buying a Second-Hand Car in the Netherlands

Buying a car is one of the few things that does not allow you to ‘try one on for size’ by ordering something online, getting to know it, and returning it because the fit is not right.

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XPat.nl - The Information Platform for Expats in the Netherlands

XPAT.nl supplies English-language information on the Netherlands for anyone coming to live, work or study in the Low Countries.
The topics range from informative to lifestyle related: everything expats, their partners and international students need to know about Holland.
It is an ideal resource for soon to be expats planning their move and expats already in the Netherlands who need to make life decisions.
Our extensive network of writers, contributing consultants, journalists and editors allows us to offer expats in the Netherlands the high-quality, up-to-date information they need in order to make living, working and studying here as comfortable, effortless, and stress-free as possible.
Check the Business Directory for service providers in your region, essential checklists, useful references and tips, things to do in your free time in the Leisure Section, and much, much more…

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