NETHERLANDS - Expat Articles

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12 Oct at 9 AM

American Expat Living in Netherlands - Interview with Elizabeth

Elizabeth is an attorney turned stay at home mom who moved with her family to the Netherlands from the USA. She is usually found traveling with her husband with two littles in tow. When they are at home the family is crafting, reading and enjoying any sunshine they can find. Elizabeth loves to share her experiences and misadventures of living...
8 Apr at 9 AM

American Expat Living in Netherlands - Interview with Lee

Lee V. writes as the expat blogger "DutchInLaw" about life in the Netherlands. She moved overseas with her family as a child and is now addicted to the "backpack life," as she calls it. As a homeschooled teenager in Western Europe, she visited other countries and studied the art, wars, and worldviews that shaped them. As a photojournalist in...
17 Dec at 9 AM

Portuguese Expat Living in Netherlands - Interview with Catarina

Catarina is a freelance writer living in the beautiful city of The Hague with her husband and daughter. She was born in Portugal, but spent her childhood in Africa, an experience that has shaped her life and interests. She has a B.A. in Philosophy and is also a trained teacher. Traveling, for leisure and cultural enrichment, and reading,...
3 Jul at 9 AM

US Expat Living in Netherlands - Interview with Jessica

Jessica is a twentysomething American living near Rotterdam. She's been here for just under a year, having joined her Dutch husband after a long-distance relationship. Jessica spent 3 years living in Ukraine and working as a math teacher, so this is not her first overseas experience. She is active in her church and is looking to deepen her...
27 Jun at 9 AM

British Expat Living in Netherlands - Interview with Bitterballen Bruid

Bitterballen Bruid is from the UK and has just recently begun her Netherlands adventure. She works in travel, likes walking and wine (preferably not together) and lives with her Dutch fiancé and their cat called Paris. (Not her choice of name, long story.) Her blog, www.bitterballenbruid.com is about (eating too many) bitterballen, getting...
18 Jun at 9 AM

American Expat Living in Netherlands - Expat Interview with Abby

Abby moved to the Netherlands for love. She met her Dutch boyfriend online and decided to chase him across the ocean. She attended college to pursue Dutch studies, as well as art history, and in 2010 she spent a semester abroad in Holland. She fell in love with the art, the language, the country, and of course the man. In 2013 she landed at...
14 May at 9 AM

American Expat Living in The Netherlands - Interview with Kate

An American/British expat living in The Netherlands, sharing music and travel adventures. Discovering my roots in this country and making it a part of my own life history. Kate's expat blog is called The Globetrotting Guitarist (see listing here) Spring appearing by the Martinitoren, GroningenHere's the interview with Kate... Where are you...
19 Apr at 9 AM

Australian Expat Living in Netherlands - Interview with Caitlyn

Caitlyn is a twenty-something Australian living in the Netherlands. Seven years ago she crammed her life into a backpack affectionately called 'the Beast' and hit the road, anxious to see all the world's Olympic sites. Needless to say, she got a bit distracted along the way. Today she's a tour guide in Europe, and blogs about what she loves;...
12 Mar at 9 AM

American Expat Living in Netherlands - Interview with Jessica

Hoi from the Netherlands! Mijn naam is Jessica and I’m over the hills in love with my husband Royce, our four kids, our Lord, and our Catholic faith. Seeking union with HIM daily gives me the grace to be the mom HE wants me to be…especially for us Texans living in a foreign country, where we trudge through puddles of rain on our bikes...
3 Sep at 2 PM

US Expat Living in The Netherlands, Interviewing Ace

Ace is an American expat that went from living in Chicago to starting a new home in the Netherlands in 7 weeks after her husband accepted a job in the city of Tilburg. One year later, the family is still exploring the country (and beyond) and enjoying their new surroundings. She writes about their experiences, raising their son, and whatever...
25 Apr at 11 AM

Buying, Renting & Selling Property in The Netherlands - an Expat View

Local Expert Series: Housing situation in the Netherlands by Olga Mecking Buying a house in the Netherlands is no easy feat. of course, buying a house is always a big decision, no matter where you live. We have found this out the hard way when we first started looking for properties to buy. We run into several problems on our way and...
16 Apr at 9 AM

Dutch Australian Living in The Hague - Interviewing Renee

Renee Veldman-Tentori is a Dutch Australian that has been dividing her time between The Netherlands and Australia for the last 10 years, after meeting a Dutch backpacker on Fraser Island! That backpacker is now her husband and they have 2 dual national children - one born in each country. The last 5 years have been spent living in Australia...
9 Apr at 9 AM

American Expat Living in Amsterdam - Interview With Juliet

Juliet is a type-A, over-educated, frantically organized American who hails from both the Pacific Northwest and New England. Although she worked in Africa in her early 20s, her first expat experience with a family is in Amsterdam. Thrilled with living amongst the world's tallest people, Juliet (5'10" and fair) relishes everyone's assumption...
5 Apr at 9 AM

Expat Interview With Farrah - American Expats in The Netherlands

Farrah and her family are new expats to The Netherlands as of November 2012. With twins + 1 (all boys and under 4 years old) they travel, make messes and have the good and bad experiences of parenting abroad. Living in Oisterwijk, a smaller village, for the next two years- thus far the expat experience has treated them well. Farrah's expat...
7 Mar at 9 AM

Expat Interview With Tiffany - Maryland to The Netherlands

Tiffany , the American Cloggie, now calls the Netherlands home. A freelance writer, blogger, and translator, she also runs a musical theater company and performs occasionally herself. All while riding her bike in wooden clogs and traditional Dutch garb (or maybe not). Between bites of Gouda cheese and stroopwaffels, she blogs at called Clogs...
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