Few resources can build a better picture of life in the Netherlands than the expat blogs maintained by already established foreigners. Whether these writers are recounting great challenges, relaying roll-on-the-floor funny encounters, delivering crucial advice and important tips or reaching out to those around them, their insight affords others a unique and personal glimpse into their new community.
Recommended expat blogs in the Netherlands
This entertaining blog is brought to you by Tracey, an expat living in Breda with her husband, aka Mr Sushine, and their hypochondriac dog, Alfie. It's full of great stories and insights about their life in the Netherlands.
Dana, a Romanian expat living in the Netherlands, maintains this interesting and colourful blog about life in Amsterdam. She invites readers to share in her journey around Amsterdam and to get to know the city, its people, streets and all the hidden corners with her.
Caitlyn is a twenty-something Australian living in the Netherlands. Working as a tour guide in Europe, she blogs about what she loves most: travel, sport and food.
An interesting and informative blog by an Australian import bride living in the Netherlands with her Dutch husband.
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