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Key Expatriate Websites and Resources

Articles on the Netherlands
Business and Economy in the Netherlands
Expatriate Websites and Resources
News and Media in the Netherlands
Recommended Reading on the Netherlands
Travel Information for the Netherlands

Featured Articles on Living, Working, Studying, Traveling and Volunteering in The Netherlands
Making Friends and Living Holland by Tiffany Jansen
A Dutch Treat: Apartment Rentals in Holland by Jennifer Colvin
Amsterdam Celebrates King’s Day: In a City Flooded in Orange, an Annual Festival is Born by Lies Ouwerkerk
Bicycle Touring in the Netherlands by Friedel Rother
Europe Votes for Americans by Jennifer Hamm

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 Business and Economy in the Netherlands

American Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands, Scheveningseweg 58, NL-2517 KW The Hague, Netherlands; tel: (31-70) 365 98 08.

U.S. Government Export Portal publishes Country & Industry Market Reports, Commercial guides, and other essential information for doing business abroad, including the Netherlands. U.S. Commercial Service in the Netherlands publishes Country & Industry Market Reports, Commercial guides, and other essential information for doing business abroad.


 Expatriate Websites and Resources

Expat Focus provides information and resources for expatriates for a large number of countries, including the Netherlands. The website also host forums and blogs for expats. is an online community for expatriates, has a section on the Netherlands, with classified ads, links, and a bulletin board.

Just Landed provides expat information on the Netherlands as well as a forum.


 News and Media provides continuously updated links to thousands of online radio stations worldwide, including the Netherlands.

Online Newspapers lists over 1000 links to online newspapers worldwide, including the Netherlands.


 Recommended Reading
Amsterdam and the Netherlands by Rick Steves
The Undutchables: A Observation of the Netherlands: Its Culture and Its Inhabitants by Colin White, Laurie Boucke.
Culture Shock! Netherlands by Hunt Janin
Lonely Planet the Netherlands by Neal Bedford.
Rough Guide to the Netherlands 
Holland Eyewitness Travel Guides by Jane Ewart (Editor).
Amsterdam Eyewitness Travel Guides by DK Publishing.
Frommer's Belgium, Holland & Luxembourg by George McDonald.
Fodor's Holland by Robert I. C. Fisher (Editor).
Living & Working in the Netherlands: All You Need to Know for a Long or Short-Term Stay by Pat Rush


 Travel Information,, is the website of the Netherlands Board of Tourism and Conventions. New York Office: Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions; 355 Lexington Avenue, 19th floor, New York, NY 10017; Tel: (212) 370 7360;

Lonely Planet Worldguide provides a lot of useful travel information. Check out the link for the Netherlands.

Rough Guides Destinations offers much useful travel advice and information for most countries, including the Netherlands.


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