Usually, I do pretty well in the winter. I’m a low-key kind of person anyway. While I do miss my friends, I’m pretty content being at home and binging Netflix in the evenings. This winter is different. There’s no denying that the 2020-2021 winter will probably be the lowest winter in living memory for many […]
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Making friends isn’t the easiest thing in the world. And as an expat you have a new challenger. Here’s our tips to make it a little easier.
Being in a new country has its ups and downs. Sometimes we need some tools to make things a little easier in our lives. This post on apps for expats in the Netherlands is designed to be a starting point for you to find what works best for you and your life. The right app […]
As an American who moved to Europe, I try to write about the lessons we have learned, what you need to think about when moving to a new country, and so on. It’s not the easiest thing to do and I love being able to help others since we have already been through this process. […]
Moving to Amsterdam is expensive, but here are 18 ways to save money while living in Amsterdam…and still living life.
There is so much to do when moving to a new place, from finding a rental or buying a home, to getting settled at work, and making a new social network (AKA friendships). It’s easy to miss what you might need for the different seasons. Sean and I are from an area in the U.S. […]
It’s been a few years since Sean and I packed up and left Virginia to move to Amsterdam
The process of filing taxes usually sucks. Sorry to be so blunt, but come on, it’s so complicated and time-consuming. On top of that, taxes for expats, especially for American citizens, are double the work! Filing U.S. taxes from abroad is hard. Yep. Here we go…talking about what we don’t want to think about. I […]
The Expat life is one of excitement and unknowns. Legally moving to the Netherlands is really only a small part of the experience. You then need to find housing that doesn’t charge expat prices, get your BSN, health insurance, a cell phone plan, set up utilities in your name and set up finances in the […]