Getting around

Motor vehicle – Driver’s license

September 29, 2017

You may be thinking in rent and/or buy a car at some point. For that reason, it is important to understand the rules that apply to the driving licenses. In order to drive a car in the Netherlands you must own a valid driving license and you must be 18… Read more

Public transport: The “OV-chipkaart”

September 29, 2017

The OV-chipkaart is the card that will allow you to use the public transports in the Netherlands – trains, buses, trams. There are two types of OV-chipkaart:   Personal OV-chipkaart It is a card with your photograph that contains information on the amount of credit it still has on it,… Read more


September 29, 2017

Riding a bike is part of the Dutch lifestyle and is a easy way to get around. So, it may be a good idea to buy a bike. Dutch people usually do not have fancy bicycles, because if it gets stolen they will not feel too bad. Most foreign buy… Read more