More and more foreign talent workers choose to go live in Amstelveen, right next to our capital Amsterdam. And we have to say that we totally understand why, as there is definitely a lot to do in this city with its remarkable charm! To make it easier for you, we’ve prepared a list on what to see and do when staying here!
Sunnier days are on the horizon, which means that soon we’ll be spending our leisure time hanging out by the water, having BBQ’s and enjoying the weather. The Netherlands has a long coastline so there’s plenty of spots to lay your towel and parasol and get your tan on! Since there are so many beaches to choose from we’ve made a list beaches we think are worth visiting in the summer months.
Finding the right school for your child can be quite tricky, especially if it's abroad where the process might be a little different. We have noticed that expats think it's more important to relocate closer to a good school for their children rather than close to their job. As such, we have decided to help expats along by mentioning some of the highly recommended international schools in the Amsterdam area.
Which cities come to mind when you think of the Netherlands? Surely, the Dutch capital – Amsterdam, then Rotterdam, The Hague and maybe Utrecht… Not many workationers know about the other hidden gems on the Dutch map - just waiting to be discovered! ServicedApartments.nl has properties spread out all over the country, in cities including Arnhem, Breda, Enschede, Haarlem, Hilversum and Leeuwarden. Check out our tips on what to see and do in these not-so-obvious places.
When it comes to spending time away from home, sometimes you want a bit more privacy, space, and creature comforts than a hotel provides. And that's where a serviced apartment comes in. While our apartments vary in location, luxury, and price, what they all have in common is their high quality and service level. For example, here are five extras you can expect in your serviced apartment.
If you’re looking to stay in a city that is charming, vibrant and isn’t being trampled by swarms of tourists then Utrecht might be the city for you. The city has all the quaint architecture and canals like Amsterdam but offers a more laid-back experience.
Remote work is not just a choice nowadays. Most employees have been requested to shift their work activities into their homes. Jobs which were once on-location, have now become fully or partially remote. On the positive side, this has given corporate employees flexibility to work from wherever they please. There’s no need to wait for that anticipated holiday anymore. Work and travel to any destination that allows it. Just like the ever-growing community of freelancers does.
When navigating a new country, in this case the Netherlands, you’ll quickly discover that the apps you’re familiar with aren’t quite useful here after all. That’s why we’re here to give you a list of apps that’ll make you feel like a Dutchie in no time!
The holiday season is around the corner and it's going to be a little different than what we expected. Some activities might have to be postponed till the coming year. While a trip to the Alps or a tropical vacation are not part of the plans this year, some have still chosen to book a in the Netherlands.
Getting settled in a new country has its ups and downs at the best of times. Add a pandemic to the mix and things become a lot more complicated. Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus and your (new) expat lifestyle in the Netherlands.
So, you have decided to travel. Whether it is because of an urgent work project or you just finally felt comfortable enough to make the move to your new expat location, you want to be and feel safe, right?
The days are longer and the sun is…gasp!…shining (well, some of the time). It is the perfect time for expats to do as the locals do and grab some great food and head outdoors to enjoy a picnic. Don’t know where to order from? Below you will find three favourites in each city where we offer apartments. Eet smakelijk!
The leaves are falling from the trees, the temperatures have dropped, and that can only mean one thing—the holiday season is upon us. If your extended stay in the Netherlands, be it in Amsterdam, Eindhoven, Rotterdam, or anywhere else, includes this time of year, then you will want to be prepared. Here are some of our, slightly tongue in cheek, tips to help you get ready.
Germany gets all the credit when it comes to Christmas markets and with good reason. However, that’s not to say its neighbour doesn’t have plenty to offer. Whether you want to visit a more traditional Christmas market [link to other article] or prefer something a little different, there is a Christmas market in the Netherlands for you. Here are some of our favourite “alternative” markets.
Moving can be difficult- even more so when moving to a foreign country. We have created a list of our favorite and helpful places in the beautiful city of lights.
Business travel to the Netherlands isn’t much different than travelling elsewhere. There are a few essentials you’ll want to bring for your business trip, though, to ensure you are prepared for the technology, the climate, and your meetings.
Whether you are new to business travel or have many seasons under your belt, making the most of your preparation time is always a good idea. Not only does it reduce stress, it also helps you utilise your time and enjoy yourself.
Here are some of the ServicedApartment.NL team’s top tips for business travellers.
Spring and the Netherlands might be the words that usually go together when thinking of this European country. However, there are plenty of perks that the cooler weather brings. Here are our top recommendations of what to do this fall in the Netherlands.