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Amsterdam Newcomers from Haifa to the Dam

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‘. 😀 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 …

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Why Can’t an Expat be an Amsterdammer?

Yes I'm a kut expat no I don't have the 30% ruling

“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 …

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Recommended Sites and Services For Expats

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 …

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From Annoying Blogger to Amsterdam Vlogger

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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 …

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The Video of How to Date Dutch men

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 …

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Stuff Dutch Men Hate

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Stuff Dutch Men Hate the Top nine The Shallow Man believes in equal opportunities for all. Having written about stuff Dutch people hate, as well as stuff Dutch women hate, It’s only fair that I turn my attention to Dutch men. In order to avoid the inevitable accusations that I …

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Five things I love about Amsterdam

Five things I love about Amsterdam The Shallow Man has lived in Amsterdam for ten years now. People often ask me what are the things I really like about this city. This is a difficult question as there are so many things to love about living here, but here are …

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