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Going to University in the Netherlands

For those seeking an English-language study program, the Netherlands is one of the most accessible countries to explore, for a variety of reasons.

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To Be or Not to Be a Father

What does ‘being a parent’ mean? What do custody or parental responsibility entail? For instance, do you have a say in the choice of school for your children?

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Patchwork Family

‘Patchwork families’ are families made up of parents and children, whereby one – or both – of the parents has brought in a child from a former relationship. Sometimes these parents also have joint children.

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Financial Considerations Surrounding Finding a Home

One of the most important issues involved with buying a house – in fact without these you could not buy one – is finances.

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Economical, Not Stingy

Most of the work I do consists of giving 1 or 2-day workshops and giving lectures about cultural differences.
And to ‘ease’ the delegates into to the subject of culture, I start talking about stereotypes

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How to Meet Locals in Amsterdam

Being far from home in a foreign city or country can be one of the hardest things that a person can face. Imagine having no friends to talk to?

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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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