What we're about

A warm welcome to Expat Republic!
Thanks for being part of the Expat Republic family! With events running across The Netherlands you're bound to find some really cool folks you can connect with. We hold various events on a regular basis aimed at bringing people together and having good old fashion fun. Please let us know if you'd like to be an event host or organizer: http://www.expatrepublic.com/contact/
The point of our community is to help you meet and get to know locals in and around the city of Amsterdam.

 Looking for Housing and Housing Resources

List of Housing Resources in The Netherlands
Buying a Property in The Netherlands checkout these seminars
Home Renovations & Laminaat for new rentals
Buying a Property in The Netherlands
Real Estate Agents in The Netherlands (and Property Management!)
House Cleaning Services in Amsterdam & The Netherlands
Short Stay & Serviced Apartments

Setting up Utilities in The Netherlands
• Setting up Home Utilities and where to go

• Doing Laundry in Amsterdam
Healthcare
Dentists in The Netherlands
Healthcare in The Netherlands Explained

Career & Jobs
The most in demand skills for the future
English Speaking & Expat Jobs in The Netherlands
Dutch Income Tax:

Dutch Tax Mail receive you Dutch tax letters online
Dutch income tax system explained
Dutch income tax calculator
Average Salary in The Netherlands

Food & Leisure
Best Indian restaurants in Amsterdam
Swimming pools in Amsterdam
• 7 Saunas in Amsterdam to get you through the winter
Enjoy weekend trips? Why not checkout one of these great destinations
https://www.expatrepublic.com/weekend-trips/

Finance

• Are you an American Expat and want to  know more about FATCA?

Financial Advisors & Consultants in The Netherlands
List of Banks in The Netherlands
Investment Advice for Expats
Cost of Living in The Netherlands
Mortgage Calculator (Netherlands)
Expat Investment Advice
ESG investing and how it works

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Some Fun things to do

• Visit a sauna in Amsterdam
Best craft beer bars in Amsterdam
Best cocktail bars in Amsterdam
Interesting Dutch "sport-tradition" fierljeppen
Escape Rooms in Amsterdam

See you,
Karim

P.S. Dutch are most certainly welcome and encouraged!

Upcoming events (4+)

FC Urban Match at Westerpark

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FC Urban is a platform to play football games without the rigid commitments and obligations of competitive football clubs at high prices. Casual and affordable football is the aim where you just pay a small monthly fee and opt-in and out to play games whenever it suits you. Today, FC Urban Netherlands hosts games in several Cities and since 2018, it has branched out across the sea to London, UK.

On Mondays find FC Urban in Amsterdam at Westerpark. Find a suitable time on 30 May 2022 and come to play!

Join your team -> https://bit.ly/fcurban-westerpark-monday

How to prepare for your FC Urban Match

  • Please be there 10 minutes before the match starts
  • Bring shoes

If you can’t make that date, then check out alternate dates/times at the FC urban website: https://bit.ly/fcurban

Healthcare in The Netherlands Webinar

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The Netherlands can be proud of it’s incredible Healthcare system. And with an average lifespan of 82 years old, it’s a badge of honor!

If you’ve moved to The Netherlands, or have just been here for a little while and you’re confused about how the healthcare system works, never fear Expat Republic and Huisartsenpraktijk Amstelveld are here! In this very special webinar, we’ll discuss the ins and outs of the Dutch healthcare system and how to navigate it in the most efficient and effective way possible.

Topics we’ll cover:

  • How the Dutch Healthcare system works
  • The General Practitioner (GP or ‘Huisarts’) is your friend and key to your access.
  • Hospitals and going to the emergency room
  • Specialized care or treatment.
  • Cost of care in The Netherlands
  • Brief overview of health insurance, costs and who the players are
  • Expats & Internationals considerations
  • Resources you can follow
  • Tips and tricks

Agenda:

  • 19:30 – 20:15 Presentation by Huisartsenpraktijk Amstelveld
  • 20:15 – 21:00 Q&A

Register
FREE

The Dutch Healthcare system can sometimes be a challenge to maneuver, or it can be a delightful experience where you feel safe, secure and heard. The choice really is yours, and it’s all about having the right knowledge, help and a great GP like Huisartsenpraktijk Amstelveld

About the Sponsor
Huisartsenpraktijk Amstelveld is located in the heart of the Canal District of Amsterdam, close to Rembrandt Square in the centre of Amsterdam. The general practice offers personal healthcare for all inhabitants in its vicinity. We also offer accessible healthcare to travelers and expats. They have decades of experience in dealing with Amsterdam’s international community

Mother Nature @ Holland Festival

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The Holland Festival is the largest international performing arts festival in the Netherlands and one of the oldest festivals in Europe. Founded in 1947, Holland Festival will celebrate its 75th anniversary in 2022.
The festival takes place every year in June, in and around Amsterdam, at different locations, indoors and outdoors, large-scale and intimate, online and offline. The festival presents groundbreaking performances by makers from all over the world and new developments in the performing arts that cannot be seen anywhere else in the Netherlands: from theatre, dance, music, music theatre, and opera to multidisciplinary forms and crossovers with visual art, digital art, photography, and film. And in doing so, it attracts a broad, new and curious audience. In addition, it collaborates with many partners in and outside Amsterdam, organizes talks, debates, masterclasses, exhibitions, and presentations, meet the artists, behind-the-scenes and online streams.

HF Young
HF Young is the platform for younger visitors to the Holland Festival. HF Young is for everyone who wants to know more about artists and themes addressed in the Holland Festival. We offer a program in which artistic renewal is central, experimentation is not shunned and there is room for discussion. Moreover, visitors up to 39 years old get a huge discount on selected performances: the HF Young Favourites. Get the chance to visit world-class performing art pieces and make new friends at the Holland Festival with HF Young!

This year we present 8 HF Young Favourites: Visit Mother Nature at a discount: a concert in which Angélique Kidjo will showcase her latest album Mother Nature, which recently won the Grammy for Best Global Album. On 3 and 4 June @ 20:00, she will share the stage with Yemi Alade, Zeynab Abib, Blue Lab Beats & Jeangu Macrooy! Curious about the rest of the HF Young Favourites? Find out more and get your hands on those discounted tickets (limited amount available).

### When & Where

Date: Friday, June 3 & Saturday, June 4, 2022
Time: 20:00 – 21:50 CET
Where: Koninklijk Theater Carré | Amsterdam

Mother Nature @ Holland Festival

Needs a location

The Holland Festival is the largest international performing arts festival in the Netherlands and one of the oldest festivals in Europe. Founded in 1947, Holland Festival will celebrate its 75th anniversary in 2022.
The festival takes place every year in June, in and around Amsterdam, at different locations, indoors and outdoors, large-scale and intimate, online and offline. The festival presents groundbreaking performances by makers from all over the world and new developments in the performing arts that cannot be seen anywhere else in the Netherlands: from theatre, dance, music, music theatre, and opera to multidisciplinary forms and crossovers with visual art, digital art, photography, and film. And in doing so, it attracts a broad, new and curious audience. In addition, it collaborates with many partners in and outside Amsterdam, organizes talks, debates, masterclasses, exhibitions, and presentations, meet the artists, behind-the-scenes and online streams.

HF Young
HF Young is the platform for younger visitors to the Holland Festival. HF Young is for everyone who wants to know more about artists and themes addressed in the Holland Festival. We offer a program in which artistic renewal is central, experimentation is not shunned and there is room for discussion. Moreover, visitors up to 39 years old get a huge discount on selected performances: the HF Young Favourites. Get the chance to visit world-class performing art pieces and make new friends at the Holland Festival with HF Young!

This year we present 8 HF Young Favourites: Visit Mother Nature at a discount: a concert in which Angélique Kidjo will showcase her latest album Mother Nature, which recently won the Grammy for Best Global Album. On 3 and 4 June @ 20:00, she will share the stage with Yemi Alade, Zeynab Abib, Blue Lab Beats & Jeangu Macrooy! Curious about the rest of the HF Young Favourites? Find out more and get your hands on those discounted tickets (limited amount available).

### When & Where

Date: Friday, June 3 & Saturday, June 4, 2022
Time: 20:00 – 21:50 CET
Where: Koninklijk Theater Carré | Amsterdam

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Buying that Dream House in The Netherlands

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