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More taxes in 2013


Yes it is true, also here in the Netherlands the taxes have raised and some benefits cut off. I already knew this was going to happend but i only went to look for the changes when this January i received less €37 euros in my salary. People from outside the Netherlands think that here the … Continue reading

Fireworks terrorists


Fireworks? What about fireworks? This was the first Christmas i stayed in the Netherlands and i thought i was in a war zone for about 4 weeks. In my home country we all gather near the river to see the beautiful fireworks at mid night. In here everyone has fireworks and has used it since 20 of … Continue reading

New Year´s traditions


In the Netherlands, the tradition of holding feasts and lighting special fires in the darkest part of the winter goes back many thousands of years. These are reflected in the festive and luxury meals served at this time of year and the fireworks and bonfires lit on the evening of December 31 and early hours … Continue reading

Merry Christmas to all


    Merry Christmas to all, pass this special date with those that really matter , can be friends , pets , family or just by yourself. Remember, what is importante in this date is that you pass it with the ones you love and loves you back. And if you can change something this … Continue reading

Snow has arrived to the Netherlands


Snow as arrived last friday living everything white. I went to work that morning in my bike and it was a great experience. Snow everywhere, the cold and wind was not making  the journey easier but the experience was really amazing . I arrived after 1 hour to wok like a snow man. Here are some pictures from the … Continue reading

Food and drink relatively little increased in price


Eating and drinking during the past 10 years much less increased in price than other items. Foods were 9 percent more expensive, while inflation in this period more than 18 percent. This is evident from an analysis of ING Economics Department, on Thursday published. A household gives monthly average of 300 euros on food, says … Continue reading

Amsterdam creates jobs for immigrant women


  AMSTERDAM – Amsterdam Employers have more than five hundred jobs for immigrant women. This allowed Councillor F.Huffnagel of Economic Affairs Know Wednesday during a visit by the committee PaVEM (Participation of Women from Ethnic Minorities) to the city. Among the participating employers include the city itself, the Royal Army, Lloyd Hotel, McDonald’s, Randstad and TPG … Continue reading

Energy Tariffs next year, down slightly


Energy is cheaper next year. As of January 1, 2013 Decrease Eneco, Essent and Nuon their rates. This can be done by a worldwide decline in the purchase of natural gas, the three major energy companies reported Thursday. A household with a floating rate and an average consumption annually pays about 80 euro less for the … Continue reading

International job fair 2012


  International Fairs for International People Bilingual People organises Europe’s largest and most exciting Career Fair dedicated to Bilingual and Multilingual Professionals.  In 2012 we have more events then ever before with 10 events confirmed across Europe. Go to this page and visit the closest fair to you. Maybe you can find your future here. … Continue reading

Get 30% salary raise


  If you are an expat working in Netherlands you can apply to get a tax reduction of 30%, that means you get a 30% raise on your salary. If you are working in the Netherlands, you may incur additional costs, the so-called extraterritorial costs . Your employer may select a free (unloaded) reimbursement for the extraterritorial expenses you incur.Also, … Continue reading

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I am a first-time mother of an 18 months old outstanding boy who insists on not having any sort of fixed sleeping schedules. I am a researcher, writer, animal lover, philanthropist, chef, and full-time mum. Having had such a hard time myself with this new role my goal is for every mother to feel they have someone to talk to and to share thoughts, worries, events. From my heart to yours, here s how i dealt and continue to deal with this beautiful miracle called motherhood.

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