Watching Soccer in Europe, a Raucous Great Time

  The Netherlands got off to amazing start in the 2014 World Cup by avenging their 2010 World Cup Final loss to Spain, shocking the Spaniards 5-1 (after an apparent second half siesta). We happened to live in Amsterdam in 2010 and along with 100,000 others dressed in orange, watched the Dutch lose that heartbreaker…

Happy King’s Day Netherlands!

  This marks the first in many year’s that the Netherlands will be celebrating King’s Day (Koningsdag), the biggest celebration in the country. From 1890-2013 the nation’s biggest party was known as Queen’s Day (Koninginnedag) as the previous monarchs have been women. But last year on Queen’s Day, April 30th, 2013, Queen Beatrix abdicated the thrown…

Happy King's Day!

Renting Tips for Europe

Finding an apartment in your own city can be a nightmare, let alone a foreign country! But if you’ve decided to take the plunge and move abroad here are some renting tips for Europe, particularly particularly if you’re planning a move to the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Germany, the UK or Ireland. We’ll have a post to…