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.
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, filing U.S. taxes from abroad is double the work! Finding an expat tax service is a must for anyone that isn’t straight-forward. And who is these days? Yep. Here we go…talking […]
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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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 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 […]