Are you being relocated for work, or contemplating moving abroad for a fresh start? Either way, you might be wondering: is the Netherlands the country for me? With its temperate climate, rich culture and high living standards the Dutch way of life agrees with many people from all over the world. Read through the articles below to get a sense of the Netherlands in a nutshell.

Lets look at the practical side first. It is important to factor in the state of the ‘Dutch economy‘, to assess whether you would be able to live comfortably and find work here. Moreover, if you have children, you will need to consider how easily they would integrate into ‘the Dutch education system‘. Sparing a thought for the ‘Dutch social security system‘ might be wise as well. Which insurance schemes would apply to you and would you benefit from them? The articles below examine these topics.

The political environment of a country can also have a significant bearing on your experience of it. Read about the ‘Dutch political system‘ and the ‘Dutch Royal Family‘ here, to find out if you like the way the Netherlands is governed.

Naturally, culture and weather will really effect your day to day life in the Netherlands. Delve into these articles to get a nutshell of information on ‘the history of the Netherlands‘ and ‘religion in the Netherlands‘. Plus, figure out how you will need to dress for the ‘Dutch climate‘.

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