Duineveld – Seaside Living

Seemingly endless panoramas, the rushing of the waves and the ultimate feeling of freedom. That is what living in Duineveld, an exclusive development just beyond the dunes in Noordwijk aan Zee is all about. Imagine this: your own characteristic apartment, built in the architectural style specific to Noordwijk, but with a Hamptons feel, where you … Continued


To the Rhythm of a Different Drum

The Grachtenfestival is an eagerly-anticipated cultural highlight of the summer here in the Netherlands, drawing in thousands of music lovers from all around the world. The ten-day celebration of classical and contemporary music, held annually in August, is set along Amsterdam’s historic canal belt, giving musicians the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to perform with the most beautiful … Continued


Summer is Here at NEMO Science Museum!

NEMO Science Museum offers plenty of entertainment for the entire family this summer. The fact that science is fun and fascinating for everyone, is something visitors will discover as they try out everything themselves in the Amsterdam science museum. From July 7 through September 2, young and old can work together in the brand-new workshops … Continued


Duineveld // Seaside Living

Seemingly endless panoramas, the rushing of the waves and the ultimate feeling of freedom. That is what living in Duineveld, an exclusive development just beyond the dunes in Noordwijk aan Zee is all about. Imagine this: your own characteristic apartment, built in the architectural style specific to Noordwijk, but with a Hamptons feel, where you … Continued


Zoekjaar for Highly-Educated Graduates

Zoekjaar  – translated literally it means “search year” – refers to a status for graduates with advanced education who would like to work in the Netherlands after graduation.   Think of a zoekjaar as an orientation year for graduates from universities and schools in the Netherlands or abroad. The government is aware of your skills … Continued


Communication – A Key to Successful Learning

Cross-Cultural Mobility International relocation and cross-cultural mobility provide both challenges and opportunities. For many families, these include coping with new jobs, a new environment, language and culture and, most importantly, settling their children into a new school. At American School of The Hague we are strongly committed to providing our students, parents and staff with … Continued


Changing Jobs As a Knowledge Migrant in the Netherlands

Maybe your employer is your sponsor and you think you can’t leave your job because your new employer has to be a recognized sponsor too (not all companies are sponsors). What, then, if a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity opens up with a company that is not a recognized sponsor? In that case, Payingit International can act as … Continued


Living and Working in the Netherlands?

Enjoy the Best Healthcare in Europe When you move to the Netherlands, you are coming to live in a country that is widely-recognized for its excellent healthcare system. Over the past decade or so, the Netherlands has scored near the top in almost every ranking that compares European healthcare systems. High-quality healthcare, but at a … Continued


International School Utrecht

A Community Learning for World Citizenship   A group of staff members, students and parents recently reviewed the school’s Mission Statement. Together, they came up with four equally important pillars that underpin everything at International School Utrecht.   Community We are a close-knit and welcoming community of students, staff and parents. We all approach life from a … Continued


VERTICAL: ‘Green’ Apartments and Maisonettes

Presales Phases 1 and 2 in Full Swing Comfortable living in a building whose façade is covered in green and that has ‘high-rise’ gardens. All this is possible in the new construction project VERTICAL in Amsterdam Sloterdijk. So much interest has been shown for this construction project with its ‘vertical landscape’, that the presales of … Continued


Internationally-Diverse Staff Set New Standards in Childcare

For over a decade, Zein International Childcare has been the childcare provider of choice for international families living in The Hague and beyond. Founded on a dream – a vision to help children embrace the advantages that an internationally-oriented lifestyle can bring, Zein was soon recognized for their genuine understanding of the specific needs of … Continued


ZuidHaven in Scheveningen Harbor Will Be the Place to Live and Work

Right behind the dunes of the quiet Zuiderstrand and close to the lively quays and restaurants around the harbor of Scheveningen is where De Zuid is going to arise. This unique new neighborhood around the Derde Haven is being constructed in phases. After the successful launch of the first partial plan ZuidDuin, the preparations for … Continued