Today's post is a guest blog piece from the fabulous Mims a newcomer to Amsterdam from Israel or as I like to call her a 'lovepat'. :D Over to Mims. Having been in a long-distance relationship for the past couple of years, I’ve had the unique pleasure of experiencing the city as an unlikely tourist over a prolonged period. Though I couldn’t tell you much about the housing … [Read more...] about Amsterdam Newcomers from Haifa to the Dam
expats in Amsterdam
"Why can't I be an Amsterdammer?" - was the social media highlight showing my face with an ironic smile planted on it while I was thinking about the Socialist Party's campaign targetting specifically expats and blaming them (us) for the rise in rental prices and housing shortages in Amsterdam. Anouk's box What I didn't know is that I had opened the Pandora box of the … [Read more...] about Why Can’t an Expat be an Amsterdammer?
Recommended Sites For Expats in the Netherlands I've put together this list of recommended sites for expats in the Netherlands as I'm often asked to recommend good sites for expats. So below in no particular order is a selection of the sites I myself visit on a regular basis. This is not a complete list, and I'll add to it as time goes by, but here are the ones that leap out at … [Read more...] about Recommended Sites and Services For Expats
From Blogger to Amsterdam Vlogger At the time of writing this, my blog has been around for two years. As I've stated before, the purpose of my blog, like the BBC is to inform, educate and to entertain. Some might add an additional purpose, which is to annoy, something I've certainly been successful at. My blog has always been nothing more than the observations of a shallow and … [Read more...] about From Annoying Blogger to Amsterdam Vlogger
How to Date a Dutch Man The expat lady, Stevie Long, having learned how to dress just like a Dutch girl, was so happy with the advice provided by the Shallow Man, that she asked me once more for help. This time in affairs of the heart. She was about to embark on her first ever date with a local, and wanted my advice and tips on how to date a Dutch man. Intercultural dating … [Read more...] about The Video of How to Date Dutch men