Feeling at home: a video introduction to the Netherlands
Moving countries can be stressful, and there can be a lot of new customs and processes to get used to before you feel properly settled. Our Feeling at Home videos aim to give you an introduction to the essentials of the Dutch way of life and building a community in the Netherlands.
1. The Netherlands, an Overview
Click to watch the video above and introduce yourself to the way of life in the Netherlands. Beyond bikes and waterways, learn about the country’s passion for equality, innovation and building a truly global community.
2. The Dutch Way of Living
Click the video to find out what’s the secret to the famed Dutch work-life balance! From raising kids to recharging your batteries, find out how to strike that optimum way of life.
3. The Dutch Values
Watch the video to find out what it takes to feel at home in a new country. Discover the values at the core of Dutch society and the markers of respect and social responsibility you and your neighbours can expect from each other.
4. The Dutch Way of Socializing
Click on the video to find out more about the Dutch way of socializing. Dutch people cherish their close-knit circles, but that doesn’t mean they’re not open to making new friends. Hear top tips for meeting new people, ideas for bonding activities, and learn the essential customs for attending dinner parties and birthday celebrations.
5. The Dutch Way of Working
Watch the video to find out about the Dutch work environment. It’s well known that Dutch people work to live, not the other way around. But what skills do you need to thrive in the workplace and get along with your Dutch colleagues? In short, forget hierarchy.
6. The Dutch Healthcare System – Part 1
This video covers healthcare. The Dutch healthcare system is among the world’s best. Check out top tips for accessing healthcare in the Netherlands, what to expect from your general practitioner and how best to communicate your concerns with healthcare professionals.
7. The Dutch Healthcare System – Part 2
In this video you will learn more about the Dutch healthcare system, from taking care of your emotional wellbeing to what to expect when you're expecting.
8. The Dutch Way of Learning
If you’re staying in the Netherlands for a while, you’ll find more international children are attending Dutch schools. Learn how the education system can help your children gain confidence in a new environment in this video.