16 April 2019
If you're a parent in Amsterdam, you're going to want to do what the locals do and transport your children by bike. Whether you're a mama or a papa you're going to need what is known in this country as a moederfiets, or mother's bike. Local mama, Lana Huf-Germain, is here to give you the low-down on [...]
08 March 2019
 WHAT TYPE OF A BEGINNER ARE YOU? I HAVEN’T LEARNED DUTCH BUT I have been living here for a couple of years and I do understand what people say around me pretty well, as long as I know the subject………… Good first step! Wouldn’t it be nice if you could also join a conversation? Change roles [...]
08 March 2019
ESTABLISH YOUR CAREER PATH, NOT JUST A JOB As career and job satisfaction depend on your values, in this masterclass you will learn to recognize and acknowledge your values and live true to what is important to you. In addition, you will learn to identify your strengths and passions to enable you to architect your [...]
01 March 2019
PUT ON THAT SPRING FEELING!   It’s March and the sun is making its way back to us. It can still be cold and wet but we do want to capture that feeling of spring: easy, light and joyful! Spring is the perfect time to renew your wardrobe. Here are some practical tips on how [...]
04 January 2019
The very moment you’re able to make a joke in your new language and make natives laugh, you can be very proud of yourself! Being funny in a new language is one of the most difficult things there is. And then we’re not talking about making people laugh by making terrible or funny language mistakes. [...]
11 December 2018
THE DUTCH HAVE A NAME… One of the first things you’ll learn in your Dutch course is ‘dankjewel’ and ‘alsjeblieft’. ‘Dankjewel, dank u wel, bedankt’ all mean ‘thank you’. ‘Alsjeblieft’ or ‘alstublieft’ has two different meanings, depending on the context it can mean ‘please’ or ‘here you are’. When speaking English, even as a second [...]