The Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND) has reduced many of the administrative fees for residence permits for highly-skilled internationals.
It’s the first month of a new year, which in the Netherlands basically means visiting loads of ‘Nieuwjaarsborrels’. Borrels are ‘gezellige’ get-togethers organized to celebrate a new year.
In 2019, it has been 350 years since the world-famous Dutch painter Rembrandt has died. That is why 2019 is the year of Rembrandt and the Dutch Golden Age.
One of the great things about New Year’s Eve in the Netherlands are the fireworks.
As soon as Sinterklaas has left the country, you will see Christmas lights all around the Netherlands.
It is winter in the Netherlands, which means that everyone gets excited about ice skating. Ice skating is part of the Dutch culture, so you simply can not skip ice skating this winter!