Things to Know About Living in Amsterdam

Amsterdam does not equal the Netherlands. Here are some things that might surprise you and save you some cultural shock. Plus basic tips for expat life in the Netherlands and things you didn’t know about Holland, like the fact that tulips aren’t actually native to the country. They were imported from Turkey back in the […]

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The 7 Best Theaters in Amsterdam

Finding groundbreaking, classic or downright hilarious stage productions in Amsterdam is rarely difficult thanks to the large roster of theaters located inside the city. These prestigious establishments include several theaters that are over two centuries old as well as many newer buildings that house extremely important performing arts companies such as the Dutch National Ballet. […]

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What It’s Like To Parent In The Netherlands

We are thrilled to launch our third annual installment of Motherhood Around the World. First up: My friend Penny lives with her husband Hugo and one-year-old Oscar in Amsterdam. (We were lucky enough to visit her a few years ago.) Here, she shares 16 surprising things about raising a child in the Netherlands… Penny’s background: When […]

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