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Aanvragen BSN-nummer en inschrijven bij de gemeente

30-08-2019
Vaak zitten er aan het huren van een woning veel haken en ogen waar je in eerste instantie geen rekening mee hebt gehouden. Vooral voor expats komt er meer bij kijken dan alleen een contract ondertekenen. In deze blogserie wordt wekelijks t...

Requesting a Citizen Service Number and registering with the Local Authority

30-08-2019
A lot of the time is renting a place easier said than done. There could be some rules or requirements that you didn’t keep in mind when you first started looking for a place. Especially expats need to make sure everything, other than ...

The best patios and terraces of Amsterdam

31-05-2018
This heatwave has been going on for quite a few days now and some of us just can’t get enough. I personally spend most of my time sitting in front of my fan, wishing it was still winter. However, I do know I’m probably an except...

The best places to shop in Amsterdam

23-04-2018
Once you’ve settled in Amsterdam, there aren’t a lot of reasons to leave this city. As I wrote in my previous blog, this city offers a great culinary landscape and the obvious states it’s downright gorgeous to walk around ...

Where to eat in Amsterdam?

16-04-2018
Moving to a new city can be quite overwhelming. A new language, new people and a totally different culture can make you feel like you have no idea how to start exploring your new town or city. I personally think that checking out restaurant...

4 ways to make living abroad easier

17-10-2017
Your dream finally came true, you found a new job and have to move to a great country for it. But beware, things will not always run smooth while living abroad. You will have ups and down, not only the first months but also on a longer term...

How to move into your new Amsterdam house as quickly as possible?

20-09-2017
Lucky you, you have found an apartment in Amsterdam but now you have to get all your stuff there. You might only have a suitcase or you might have your own furniture with you. As Amsterdam is super busy we like to give you some moving tips ...

How to make a furnished apartment feel like home?

13-09-2017
As an expat you probably live in a furnished rental apartment. This is all very convenient because you don’t need to ship over furniture or buy new furniture. The downside is that a furnished apartment will feel less like home. Don&rs...

7 free things to do in Amsterdam

06-09-2017
What to do when you have a day of in Amsterdam? There are a lot of tours, museums and restaurants but there are also things to do in Amsterdam for free! This is our top 7 of free things to do in Amsterdam.1. BegijnhofBegijnhof is a court in...

Renting out my house: what to consider?

11-04-2017
Thinking of renting out your house? It is very attractive to rent out your home, but it also demands some effort. That is why we have created a list of things to check. This is how you can prepare: 1. Housing scoreThe housing scor...