• The Unity in Diversity

    The Unity in Diversity

    Do you want to join a rising non-profit to make meaningful impact in the issue of refugees’ integration? Are you interested in working within a team made of vibrant minds representing cultural diversity? Then Unity in Diversity (UID) may be the place for you.

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  • Be a good sport at the next Feel at Home Fair

    Be a good sport at the next Feel at Home Fair

    To be a good sport is to take part in good humour. It’s what the Feel at Home Fair is all about: joining in with the activities, clubs, and events happening around you. It’s a great way to meet locals and fellow internationals. Best of all, it helps you Feel at Home.

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  • Switching health insurance policies can be very profitable!

    Switching health insurance policies can be very profitable!

    Please be reminded that soon you are allowed again to change health insurer. In order to do so it is important to cancel your current insurance before the 1st of January.

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  • Shiatsu : Body Treatment to Balance Health

    Shiatsu : Body Treatment to Balance Health

    Shiatsu is a manual body treatment, that was introduced bij Tokujiro Namikoshi around 1920. He brought the eastern and western approach together to balance health.

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  • The seven things to check in your new employment contract

    The seven things to check in your new employment contract

    You got a new job or maybe you’re extended an existing position. That means a new employment contract. Before you sign at the bottom, check out these seven things.

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  • Six things to know about renting in the Netherlands

    Six things to know about renting in the Netherlands

    If you’re new to the Netherlands, or maybe just looking to find a new place to live, you should know your rights when it comes to Dutch tenancy law. Tenancy laws differ greatly from country to country, so what is common in your home country may not be the rule here.

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  • GMW: Lawyers and alcohol? Not always a good combination

    GMW: Lawyers and alcohol? Not always a good combination

    There are many rules governing alcohol in the Netherlands, from how old you must be to consume it to restrictions on how much you can consume before driving. There are also laws covering who can serve alcohol, where and when alcohol may be served.

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  • Acupuncture for Health and Wellbeing

    Acupuncture for Health and Wellbeing

    Ancient Wisdom Modern Medicine Who would have thought that a thousand year old holistic therapy, acupuncture, can heal a modern ailment such as Hay fever? Fortunately I am one among many who have benefited from it.

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  • Service Learning - Community Service - Getting Connected

    Service Learning - Community Service - Getting Connected

    Service Learning is a term that you will hear around local and international schools these days but what does it really mean?

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  • Swimming with the nursery is great fun!

    Swimming with the nursery is great fun!

    Swimming can save your child’s life. Important in a water rich country like the Netherlands. Swimming is also lots of fun and provides lots of health benefits. Therefore the children of True Colors childcare in Rijswijk start swimming at the age of 2

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  • The world in your classroom

    The world in your classroom

    The World in Your Classroom is recruiting motivated volunteers to become guest lecturers, conversation givers & guest examiners. Would you like to give a guest lecture in English about your home country, or a French or German conversation class to Dutch high school students?

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  • DISDH: The challenge of learning German

    DISDH: The challenge of learning German

    Each year, students join the German International School The Hague (DISDH) with little or no knowledge of the German language. It is thanks to these students that the DISDH population boasts representatives from some 40 different countries. Learning German is no easy feat.

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  • ISH: A Tradition of Healthy Habits

    ISH: A Tradition of Healthy Habits

    When most people arrive the Netherlands, they already have ideas about what they are going to encounter. Some expectations are based on accurate information, and some are misconceptions. One of the most common misconceptions is that cannabis is legal here, which it is not.

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