10 things ex-pats forget when moving house in NL

Have you ever received a letter because you forgot to inform the electricity company about your move? Well, I did. And it was a few hundred euros. Moving is one of the busiest times of your life. And to help you as an ex-pat, here is a list of 10 things not to forget...

How to reduce noise in your house. 9 tips

Working from home Is it a challenge for you to work from home? In our house, the tumble dryer is a discussion point. Why? The 6-year-old tumble dryer is very noisy. I measured it: 68 dB. You can compare it with driving in a car at the highway or vacuum cleaner in the...

Making my house a home – part 1 preparation

A new house, a new start After two years of waiting, we received the keys to our newly built house in Eindhoven. As is normal here in the Netherlands, it even smelled new. No floors had been laid; no kitchen had been installed. The walls were bare and there were no...