Those Dam Boat Guys – What better way to see beautiful Amsterdam than from the water ? We have a selection of beautiful all weather boats to glide you and your group around the canals. Not only that, all our boat captains give a hilarious commentary on what you are seeing. You will have a much more memorable experience of your special cruise in Amsterdam. We have a selection of great packages on the Those Dam Boat Guys canal cruises Amsterdam website. We will, of course, be practicing the strictest safety guidelines on all our boats and have everyone’s wellbeing in mind. Fun for families, friends, work colleagues.
IN Amsterdam (formerly Expatcenter Amsterdam) often the first port of call for international newcomers in the Amsterdam area. They assist companies and their highly skilled migrant employees, scientific researchers, international entrepreneurs and international graduates. The many services they provide include: immigration elements such as residence and work permits (including the startup visa), registration with the municipality, the 30% tax ruling and many other official matters. the International Newcomers Website is a very complete resource. You can also find more about the essential things you need to know on the International Locals Information Pages.
Grand Apartments Amsterdam is a home rental agency with over 20 years of experience. The team have helped so many expats over the years to find the perfect home to rent. Marja, Kimberly and their colleagues are friendly, experienced and understand the specific needs expats have. The team is made up of Dutch and expats and they have huge local knowledge in order to find you the right home in the right neighbourhood for your requirements, work, school, etc. Lots of homes to view on the website or just call to speak directly with the team and discuss your project.
Babassu Boutique and Spa was founded by Heidi Olijerhoek back in 1998. For over 20 years now she has been pushing the boundaries of the high end spa and exclusive perfumeries. Babassu now has 5 centres across the North of the country (2 in Amsterdam). Each centre offers all the treatments associated with relaxation and beauty. Each boutique offers a wide range of skin care, make up and fragrances from exclusive brands like Aromatherapy Associates, Natura Bissé, Molton Brown, Oribe, Santa Maria Novella and Tata Harper. The treatments are focussed on anti aging and relaxation. Highly experienced Babassu staff perform the treatments so you get the very best results in stylish and peaceful treatment rooms. There is even a double room where you can enjoy treatments alongside your partner, friend or loved one.
The teams are highly experienced and pride themselves on their personal approach. Only the very best products are used and these can also be found in the exclusive Babassu parfumeries. You will discover a unique atmosphere and environment that you too will grow to love.
Kühler & Partners International Mental Health provides mental health care with a dedicated team of experienced psychiatrists and psychologists. Care starts by listening and understanding each person’s specific situation, the issues and the challenges you might be facing. The team then identifies solutions in order to help find clarity and a clear path forwards. The team has helped a huge number of local expats and care can be provided in a range of different languages. Whatever the need, a tailor-made mental health plan will be put in place.
Kei Kung Fu School is a brand new school right in the heart of Amsterdam. A beautiful centre, just a one minute walk from the Leidseplein. You will learn how to defend yourself with confidence. But not only that. Kung Fu will help to condition your body and mind. It is an all over work out for all your muscle groups. You will also achieve greater levels of concentration, relaxation and peaceful meditation. At Kei Kung Fu Amsterdam, lessons are in English and for kids, juniors and adults. Kung Fu is for all ages and all shapes and sizes. A martial art can improve your life in many ways. Also, here is an article about the benefits of Kung Fu.
NAHV Financial Services is your partner for all the advice and guidance you need for your financial security as an expat entrepreneur. We have been helping small businesses for over a quarter of a century with all their financial planning and tax services. NAHV provide clarity and guidance in all aspects of finance for your business and personal life. We also advise on mortgage and pensions for expats and international in The Netherlands, so you can really settle in. Get in touch with us by phone or by email and let us help you so you can concentrate on growing your business.
Little Super Stars Amsterdam – Creche and kindergarten for kids aged between 0 and 4 years. 100% approved by GGD amsterdam for health and safety. The many benefits include small groups, highly trained staff, warm meals and a fun environment. The Vondelpark is their back garden so there is lots of opportunities to play in the park too. They have a fabulous play area and there are small animals the children can look after. You can see more information on their website..
Lassus Dental Practice Amsterdam is an attractive and modern dental practice with three offices located in the center of Amsterdam. Through a combination of high-quality dentistry and a people-oriented approach, we assist the client in the maintenance of healthy teeth and provide you with the best in dental care services. We offer you a wide range of dental treatments, such as dental hygiene, restorative and esthetic dentistry, implantology, braces, endodontology and more. Please also se the dental information page here.
Spontaan Ja is a flexible and efficient cleaning service for both residential and commercial customers. We pride ourselves on the quality of our results and the great communication we have with our clients. We are trustworthy and aim to build long term relationships with our clients.
Please contact us to discuss your project and needs or look directly on our site.
DSTRCT Estate Agency Amsterdam is in the heart of the Jordaan and are really handling the most beautiful properties and have helped expats find their dream homes so many time. The company motto is to handle ‘High End’ real estate. They always have lovely homes on their books for viewings and are very flexible for viewing times. The core service with DSTRCT is the great advice. They want you to know that you are more important that getting the deals done. Getting you the right solution for you is their objective.
La Maison Amsterdam – Hair, Skin and Beauty: If you’re looking to be treated like royalty and the best hair and beauty treatments, look no further than this hair salon in Amsterdam. Offering treatments for both men and women, the highly skilled team extends a warm welcome and excellent advice. La Maison is located in the heart of the Jordaan neighbourhood and offers a wide range of beauty treatments accompanied by a selection of the best products. Are you ready for a total hair and beauty experience? Book an appointment on the website.
The International School Almere is a dynamic and growing IB World School located in a beautiful building on the edge of the Cascade Park 25 km east of Amsterdam.
We offer a high quality international education. At International School Almere, we inspire the students to reach their full potential. We encourage them to achieve academic excellence. We work on the basis of total mutual respect for students and teachers. The school is following its planned expansion. There are places available at the moment since a new class has been opened in every year.The link to the school is here. (more…)
Regina Coeli Language School – Immerse yourself! This school for languages teaches the languages of the world under one roof. Their intensive Dutch courses will give you an excellent base to build upon. Further courses will help you master the Dutch language. The centre is famous for its methods of intense learning that will have you jumping forward in your progress and saving valuable time. Discover the Regina Coeli facilities and methods here. The centre has been reorganised to be as safe as possible during these times.
The AABC – Amsterdam American Business Club is a Dutch and American business networking organisation with members of all nationalities. There is a monthly networking event that moves to a new and interested venue every time. Other events take place at different times in the year.
This club is a great way to promote your business and meet new people.
Independent Expat Finance is a financial intermediary for expats. It offers unbiased advice for mortgages and insurance. The whole team is focused on the individual needs of each and every client. The company has no ties with a particular lender or insurance firm. This means that the advice is wholly based on the needs of the client. The team works only for the client and to get the best possible deal. We will guide you throughout the entire process, giving you a service that’s tailored to your needs. Professionalism, clarity and great communication are our calling cards and our reputation.
Splash Health Club is a wonderful modern gym and fitness centre right in the heart of Amsterdam by the Leidseplein. For many years Splash has been helping expats achieve their weight loss, shaping and health goals. The latest machines matched with a qualified team of fitness professionals are there to help you get results. Long opening hours and a very friendly environment are the calling cards of this fab gym. See the Splash Health Club site for the latest offers.
Health Club Jordaan. A friendly, modern gym and fitness centre in the heart of the Jordaan. Over 1000 square metres of space with a wide range of machines and training facilities. We have a variety of classes and 90 of these take place per week, including yoga and pilates. There is a steam salon and Finnish sauna. Our experts can also offer personal training and fitness advice. We are also all about wellbeing as we have a Reset Clinic for those suffering from stress and burnout. A 360-degree approach to feeling good, being fit and looking great.More information directly on the Health Club Jordaan website.
Nedles Dutch Language School teaches students of all levels. You can start as a complete beginner and there are conversational classes for advanced students and everything in between. Lessons are in the classroom or on a 1-2-1 basis. Nedles also offers lessons in your office or at your home for maximum flexibility. At Nedles, we tailor the program to your needs and the emphasis is on moving towards the successful completion of your Dutch language exams. See more information directly on the Nedles website here.
The Amstelland International Primary School, providing education that inspires creative thinking, encouraging children to become curious and take ownership of their learning. Firstly, Amstelland is a relatively new school in the Amsterdam area, but founded and led by a team with a huge experience in the sector. Amstelland International School is a member of the Dutch International Schools Group and gets subsidies from the government and teach the International Primary Curriculum (IPC). In addition, there is also a ‘Taalschool’ specifically for teaching children Dutch in order to assimilate them faster into the Dutch educational system. We cater for 141 children from all nationalities and diversity is one of our strengths. Moreover, the school cultivates a compassionate and inspiring atmosphere for all children, teachers and parents. The new school guide is now out!
For over 20 years now Tupkertaaltraining has been excelling in helping expats and internationals to master the Dutch language. A unique and tailored approach is at the heart of its success. The methodologies and course models are specifically designed to make the Dutch language easy to learn and driven by your progress. The teachers know that the lessons need to be fun, accessible and interesting. Marijke Tupker and her team of experienced teachers are passionate about their students achieving fluency in Dutch. At the very heart of that is great communication, so that you too will soon be communicating in Dutch. Take a look at all the great Tupkertaaltraining courses.
Klein & Co offers daycare for children aged 0 to 4 years. Our day-care centres have a fresh and warm atmosphere, so your child will feel at home straight away. We have a permanent team of enthusiastic and qualified teachers is ready to care for your little one every day. Klein & Co creates a small world in which children feel at ease and safe, just like they do at home. We have five wonderful and modern centres around Amsterdam.
GMW lawyers is a multidisciplinary law firm in that acts for companies, organisations and individuals. We provide high-quality legal assistance combined with optimal service in order to prevent and resolve legal problems. We have one goal: to find the best solution for you. Also, have worked with expats for more than 30 years, so we understand the specific challenges and needs of internationals living abroad, and offer a range of services to support you. With experts in multiple areas of law under one roof, including lawyers who were expats themselves, we can assist you within the fields of company law, employment law, family law, property law, and liability law.
The British School of Amsterdam offers personalised education for children from 3 to 18. The school follows the National Curriculum for England leading to GCSEs and the highly regarded A Levels. The focus is on the individual child. The goal is that each and every child will achieve their very best, unlock their full potential and broaden their minds. A British education provides a strong academic background but also supports every child’s personal development and allows them to try out a rich variety of extra-curricular activities. The school recently opened a brand new location in the south of Amsterdam. Now all pupils are all together on one modern campus for improved cohesion.
bbb Health Boutique in the heart of the Jordaan is a haven of peace and wellness. Personal attention and guidance and the hallmarks of the bbb approach to its members. The name bbb represents beauty, body and balance. The approach is an integrated one towards improving the three pillars of body, food and mind. bbb is a boutique fitness centre only for women, where exercise takes place in heated cabins. A professional coach leads the classes to ensure all movements are correctly undertaken. You will feel lots of motivation towards achieving your goals.
Tandarts Jordaan is a dental practice that you will be happy to visit. Right in the heart of Amsterdam’s beautiful Jordaan district, the practice is open six days a week. It also has evening hours which fit easily around your working day and family life. The professional and friendly team have many years of experience helping expats and their families with all aspects of dental care. This goes from simple dental checkups to complete dental care. The goal is always healthy teeth and dental hygiene. Great communication is important to the team so that you feel comfortable and that the costs are always clear to you. Great attention is taken to have a really great relationship with you, the public. Please simply make a call, and we can advise you on how we can best help with your dental care.
Cloudless Chiropractic is a boutique chiropractic practice on the East side of central Amsterdam. Andrew Harvey is an experienced health professional who provides safe, gentle and effective care for dysfunctions of the spine and body. Andrew can help to restore greater balance in your state of health by addressing dysfunction of the spine and nervous system. Andrew explains, “We experience and regulate everything through our nervous system. The health of the spine directly impacts the function of the nervous system and brain. This is the vital connection between body and brain that we work to optimise.” Read on to learn more about Cloudless Chiropractic.
Taalhuis Amsterdam is a modern and friendly language school with three sites in Amsterdam. You can learn and become fluent in various languages, including Dutch, English, Italian and many more. All the team of teachers are native speakers of the languages they teach. The teachers are all united in their passion for language teaching and the seeing progress of their students towards fluency. The school is innovative, and as well as the classroom teaching hosts many valuable and fun events that aid learning. These include cultural-themed events, movie nights and museum trips in the target language. For those that need more flexibility due to work, courses are also available online. Go to the Taalhuis Amsterdam website.
Noordam Employment Law is a well-established firm in Amsterdam, very close to the Vondelpark. They provide legal advice and services in the fields of employment law and civil disputes. Noordam Employment Law specifically helps expats with employment contracts, employee sickness issues, redundancy settlements and salary claims. So please contact them so they can assess your need. The whole team prides itself on its professionalism and personal approach.
ISA – International School Amsterdam. Leader in international education for students aged between 2 (expanded nursery) and 18. The school offers an IB curriculum (Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programme) as well as new online education learning from Global Online Academy and Pamoja online learning for high school students. ISA opened in 1964 and now serves over 1325 students from over 60 countries. The school is a leading light of excellence in international education, facilities and educational technology. Community is at the very heart of its mission – to educate for international understanding. The ISA – International School Amsterdam website has all the information you need, so do have a look there.
Els M Bosma – a unique coaching program to help you and to achieve greatness in your career. Els will guide you forward so you can achieve new heights. Els ensures that you can finally shake off the painful patterns within as little as 4 weeks. In one month time you can just be busy with life again, with your environment, with your family, with your friends, with your work and colleagues. Without being held back by overwhelming feelings, bad habits and limiting thoughts. where you are helped to break your old habits, so that you can get your life back on track. And we do this by using the Rapid Transformational Therapy method. See more about Els M Bosma on her great website.
Dr Euler Rocha was born in Brazil and graduated in 1992 as a dental surgeon. Dr Rocha and his friendly team be very glad to receive you in his practice, handily located next to Museumplein. It is easy to reach by all means of transport. Dedicated personal care is the hallmark of the practice. Dr Rocha likes to have a calm and relaxed practice and as a patient, you too will find this very agreeable. Being a very international practice, Dr Rocha is also fluent in English, Portuguese, Spanish and Dutch. He knows that it is nice to be looked after in your native tongue. The whole team is working in unison to give you a beautiful smile and great dental health and hygiene. See more about Rocha Dental Practice on the website of the practice.
Louis and Jeannette combine the best practices of Psychology and Psychomotor Therapy (PMT), into personalised road maps. They do this for both couple therapy and individual trajectories. You will find support both physically and mentally and find balance in your life. Not just like any other “mind-body approach! This unique approach is Motophrenic. At Counseling Amsterdam you can of course also choose a separate treatment (body or mind). You will always be invited for a free introduction in order to explore more about what they really can do for ‘you’. (more…)
Energenic is a modern and wonderful personal training studio and physiotherapy centre handily located near Amsterdam West and the Jordaan. Energenic has a unique approach to every one of its members. Every person is unique and therefore every program is tailor-made for every person. Each program is fully customised to the member’s needs and goals and that includes a nutrition plan too as your food plan is so important! You will be guided by experienced trainers and physiotherapists. You are at the centre of everything and moving you towards the goal and the results are all taken care of by the team. Furthermore, you will be coached on how to improve everything step by step including your sleep, your work-life balance, breathing and managing stress. So make contact and take the first step towards the new you.
Russell Advocaten is your source for comprehensive legal assistance. We are an internationally orientated law firm with many years of experience with the expat community and their varied needs. We cover many areas of the law and can help you with employment law, business law, real estate law and many more you can see here. If you need more information, simply call the Russell Advocaten team and we will look at what your needs are. We work in English, German and Dutch so that you can clearly understand.
KinderRijk childcare believes that children are strong, competent and naturally inquisitive. They’re scientists, creative spirits and developers that are focused on making contact and provoking reaction from the moment they’re born. And this all based on their own perceptions and level of development. Every child is different, so every child is unique. That’s how we at KinderRijk see children – and have done for 50 years. And it’s how our staff see each child each new day. We give your child personal attention, space to explore the world, and encourage them to playfully develop into a happy, strong and socially skilled person.
We have about 40 locations in Amstelveen and Amsterdam.
Laura Gallagher Therapy is your key to finding a clear path forward during one of life’s many crossroads. Laura is an experienced counsellor and life coach based in Amsterdam. Over the years, she has helped many expats and international students to get back on track and move forwards with renewed positivity. Living in a different country always presents specific stresses and strains that can always be addressed by talking with someone with a keen ear and a kind voice. Laura has helped lots of people suffering from anxiety, confusion, general unhappiness, or just stuck in a rut and in need of direction. Laura can help you in many areas, in person or over the internet. Read on to learn more about how Laura Gallagher Therapy can help you.
Hestia Childcare is a set of modern and welcoming centres for children aged 0-12, that are located in and around Amsterdam. We use our own unique philosophy and approach: The Hestia Way. This approach is inspired by and built on various methods, philosophies and concepts. Our first inspiration was and is Reggio Emilia, an approach created by Loris Malaguzzi. The main essence of Reggio is that children are rich and competent from birth. They have 100 languages to express themselves. Our goal is to expand the possibilities for children to explore and discover, to create conditions in which they can learn and to help the child become the best version of itself!
IJsterk Childcare Amsterdam is a human-scale set of fabulous childcare centres around the city. The teams work hard to make every child’s experience the best possible for their development. Also, excellent communication with all the parents is at the heart of everything we do. Each of the IJsterk centres (see More Details) has a manager who oversees every aspect of the operation, including liaising with the parents. This leads to faster exchanges between the parents and the teams. All of the centres are bright, modern and safe, so the kids love them. The aim is that each and every child develops every day to their full potential. Here is a handy map to see all 9 locations in Amsterdam.
Let Pure Boats Canal Tours and their team float you around the beautiful Amsterdam canals in style. We operate four stylish boats that all have electric motors. We restored them all to their former glory and that adds a certain style to your canal tour experience. You can book a private cruise with your friends and family, or enjoy a shared cruise. We have a selection of options, all destined to give you a magical and memorable experience out on the Amsterdam canals. We also have a selection of options for business and corporate events. So, we look forward to welcoming you on our boats soon.
Dutch Real Estate Company do exactly what it in the name. A dedicated and experienced team always ready to help, whether it be buying, selling or renting a home. With a depth of local knowledge the team can hand hold you through the whole process which often saves the client time and money. Above all, the results is smooth and with no surprises, as clear communication is what the team excels at all along the way. Everyone in the company knows the real estate market and the services go above and beyond what you might normally expect. There are tailored solutions that include interior design, managing building projects, helping get the utilities all set up, as well as a host of other really useful services. And if you one day move on, the team can manage the rental of your property. You will be in good hands with the Dutch Real Estate Company.
Do you often feel anxious, sad or depressed? Our therapists will promptly help you in your own language. We help expats with issues such as: anxiety, depression, trauma, compulsions, and more. Therefore, our therapy is tailored towards each individual client. It can be held online if desired, and is reimbursed by Dutch healthcare insurers. Schedule a non-committal introduction meeting with Empower Psychotherapy Amsterdam today. We welcome your contact and look forward to helping you to find clarity and a path forwards. In other words, a structured solution.
Team Concepts Mortgages is an independent mortgage adviser with many years of experience helping expats get the best mortgage financing. They provide total clarity all along the process. We all know that mortgages can appear complicated to expats in The Netherlands. We give advice and guidance in a calm and clear manner. At Team Concepts Mortgages you will have personal attention and all the time it takes to make sure you know what financial package you are getting and that it is the best option for your home-owning project. There is also a Mortgage Information Page written by Arjen.
ACCESS Netherlands. We help expats who relocate to The Netherlands. For over 30 years, we have been assisting and answering expat questions. For instance, we are a not-for-profit organisation and we rely on our wonderful team of volunteers to help expats and international migrants in our mission. Call us or visit us at the WTC in Amsterdam. You can also visit the official ACCESS Netherlands website.
Optimist International School is a public international school where we embrace and encourage each child’s continuous learning journey. The whole school enjoys a happy and safe environment. Every person involved in the school feels valued and welcome. The school is located close to Haarlem, Schipol and only 20 minutes from Amsterdam, so very easy to reach. The school is in a peaceful setting surrounded by nature. We make learning visible by providing inquiry-based education and giving children the opportunity to discover and develop their unique talents and learning skills.
Burgemeester Vastgoed Estate Agency has a vast experience in helping expats find the homes they dream about. They understood a long time ago that expats need help. It is about the right product, but also a level of service and the experience. The team will give you the best information for making the right choices. No stone is left unturned until their client is elated with the result. Burgemeester Vastgoed will deal with all the technical and time consuming complexities, making the whole operation as smooth as it could possibly be. Clarity and guidance all along the way, so that you know exactly what you are doing at all times. For more information see the Burgemeester Vastgoed website.
Expat Taxes GVN offers expats tax advice in the Amsterdam area. We do this for individuals and self employed expats in the Netherlands. Experts in our field, we will simplify the complicated for you. Our goal is to help you with your taxes, investments and financial positions while residing in this country. More than just tax experts, we have legal professionals too who can guide you with matters such as inheritance issues and company law. Expat Taxes can assist you to minimising your tax burden and having tax clarity. More information on our site.
Legal Loyalty Amsterdam is a classic notary and solicitor practice helping with family law, wills and property transfers and sales. They also help private individuals who would like to set up their own company, buy a house or those who would like to draw up their will. Activities and services include all aspects of the notarial profession. These include real estate, family law (estate planning) and corporate law. See more information in English on the Legal Loyalty site.
Choosing the right lawyer is an important step towards getting the positive outcome you would like. For expats and internationals, this is often a hard choice. Hannya Shawky understands that as she has an international background and knows what it is like to be an expat. In Hannya’s central Amsterdam offices, she practices both litigation and mediation. Communication with her expat clients is very clear and she is fluent in both English and French. Her expertise is in family law, civil law and mediation. Hannya is well accustomed to helping her clients with all the complexities of divorce settlements, especially international ones.
Book a Tour Amsterdam is your personalised cruise on the beautiful Amsterdam canals. Carla and Mark have two electric boats that cruise the World Heritage Canal district with their happy guests. Not only electric but solar-powered – thank you Mother Nature! Amsterdam is best viewed from the water and what a view! So much history and fabulous stories to hear. The team love to tell their guests all the information and interesting facts and stores during a cruise. Feel free to bring your own drinks and snacks on board for your cruise. Pick up and drop off points are flexible and designed to suit you, please just ask. More information on the official page.
Energenic physiotherapy is a modern and wonderful practice and physical training studio handily located near Amsterdam West and the Jordaan. Energenic has a unique approach to every one of its members and their needs. Their treatment, the Bodyreset, is a complete treatment plan for injuries and painful muscles, tendons and joints. The treatment comes in three stages: the Reset phase, the Activation phase and the Training phase. Together they present a definitive solution of your injuries and lead to a pain-free pathway. The Energenic physiotherapists are registered in the quality register of the professional group of physiotherapists and meet all the requirements. All physiotherapists follow both internal and external courses and training in order to expand their knowledge and skills. Read more about Body Reset.
Sauna Deco Amsterdam has beautiful art deco interiors originally from Paris. Steam bath and sauna centre, outdoor terrace lounge and tanning booth. All manner of beauty arrangements including, facials, pedicures and massages. One of the most stunning and memorable spa centres in Europe. Therefore, pamper yourself in style at the Sauna Deco Amsterdam, because you deserve it! A hidden oasis of charm and design in the centre of Amsterdam. In addition, see latest news and options on the Sauna website.
De Kleine Wereld Amsterdam is a wonderful family of childcare centres across the city. We have grown organically over the years, but retain our origin premise : excellent childcare.We take the child seriously and in the here and now. Entering into one of our centres has a certain feeling. A good one and we encourage that both for the children and their parents. Our staff are trained to develop the children and to have excellent communication with the parents.
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Toni and Guy Amsterdam at Van Baelerstraat 150 is a team you can count on to get the results you want. The team of trained experts know all about beautiful hair. They use the tried and trusted methods of the group to perfection. Laura, the manager has over 12 years brand experience. She knows and understands what her clients wants and makes sure they get it – amazing results and a smooth and enjoyable experience. For more information about Toni and Guy Amsterdam you can visit the site directly here or see more details.
Taxsight Amsterdam is your total solution for all your tax and accountancy needs. An experienced team at your service for keeping your tax and finance matters in order and working best for you. At Taxsight, our tax advisors have many years of experience in local and international tax matters. They are well aware of the International tax law and all related matters. Rest assured that all your tax affairs will be handled clearly, leaving you free to concentrate on your work and business. All out services are available to individuals, entrepreneurs and companies of all sizes. Taxsight Amsterdam works with clients from a huge range of different nationalities. We understand the needs and requirements of expats living in The Netherlands. Read More Details to hear more about all the services.
Stanton Financial Consulting – Celeste Stanton is member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and has over 20 years experience in finance. Celeste is a qualified Enrolled Agent for US tax returns and is proficient in the Dutch tax system. An initial call will establish what your needs are and how you can find financial clarity. A sensible and friendly approach with great communication is what matters.
NAHV Mortgage Advice – a long history of giving practical advice to entrepreneurs with the home buying project. NAHV will help you to find clarity in English in what can be a difficult area for expats. We will help you calculate how much you can borrow as an entrepreneur. Our aim is the find you the best deal that suits your situation and business circumstances. We know the area as we have helped countless self employed expats with their dream of home ownership in The Netherlands. In order to see more information, look directly on the NAHV mortgages page.
De Zuidas Dental Practice is a modern and friendly dental centre in the centre of Amsterdam, near Museumplein. The team offers all kinds of treatments from orthodontics to state of the art veneers. The team is composed of experienced dentists and oral hygienists. The practice has an in house laboratory to get the very best cosmetic results. De Zuidas Dental Practice has already helped a huge number of expats and their families over the last 15 years. The team speaks English, Afrikaans, Danish, Chinese, Portuguese, French and Spanish. Simply call for an appointment or book directly on the De Zuidas website.
TADH Dental Services is a 360 degree dental centre. We take care of your dental care and hygiene.The full range includes implants and cosmetic surgery. A large and highly qualified team to take care of you and your needs. We have a wonderful and modern practice on the beautiful Herengracht on the central canal belt in Amsterdam. Please call our friendly staff to arrange an appointment.
Stanton Tax Advice – Celeste Stanton is a highly experience tax expert and financial planner. In addition to over 20 years of finance experience, Celeste is an Enrolled Agent for US Tax returns. Celeste can give US citizens in The Netherlands financial clarity with their tax affairs. She is also highly proficient with the Dutch tax system, so can help you there too. An initial discussion is the way for Celeste to understand your needs and assess how she can help you get on top of your own situation. Call now and take the move towards tax clarity.
Regional FAWCO arranges meetings and featured speakers, community service projects, cultural and social events. Meetings are on the first Thursday of the month (September to June)
Lots of other activities through the year.
The British Society of Amsterdam offers a programme of social and educational activites and welcomes all English speakers to its extensive range of events. There are regular sporting activities as well as one-off events. It is a great club for meeting new and interesting people, because everyone needs to expand their network. Regular get togethers take place in different venues in and around Amsterdam. A warm and friendly welcome is there for every newcomer. You will quickly see what a fun and active club the British Society of Amsterdam have become over its long existence. Members of any age and nationality welcome, so the group is very diverse. Jump on over to the British Society website to see all the great things they do. You can see more Amsterdam community and social groups in our handy listing.
Art Of Physio is a modern physiotherapy clinic using Active Release Techniques. We are flexible with times to suit our clients in the early morning, evenings and weekends. Contact us and let us remove your muscular aches and pains. It’s a process and we have the experience to guide your body towards a pain-free solution. You can see lots of information on the Art of Physio information pages. The experienced team have treated all manner of physical conditions. Please contact us about your issues and we will be happy to consult with you about a solution. Fabulous NEW LOCATION close to the Olympic Stadium!
Mikes Bike Tours Amsterdam. Discover the beauty of Amsterdam and the surrounding area on a bike. Started in 1999, the team really know Amsterdam and the area. A fun, friendly and professional team that will share they passion for the area with you. There are many experiences you will adore. The goal is to make you experience Amsterdam through the eyes of a local in a relaxed way. To that end, you’ll be riding a bike that a local would ride. Group rises are kept small to increase the enjoyment. Enjoy a guided to private your with out team and get some amazing memories.
Kindergarden has quality childcare and creches across the country and 12 in the Amsterdam area. The main focus is the emotional wellbeing and development of the children. This is reflected in the way they select and train their staff, their carefully thought out interior and their pedagogical programs. The aim is to help the children become open minded and confident, so they develop well. We help the children discover their potential and to explore the world around them. All of the childcare centres are modern and welcoming. Kindergarden staff receive constant training and the aim is to have happy and motivated staff. Everyone at Kindergarden creches has the common goal of excellence in childcare, so you know your children are in a great place.
Centre Français Néerlandais – your perfect place to learn to speak French. They also offer Dutch lessons! The lessons take place inside the fabulous Walloons Church. This is a historic location where French has been spoken for over 450 years. All the teachers are born and raised in France so you will hear the ‘real’ French taught by French locals. All levels are welcome, from complete beginners to more advanced students seeking total fluency. You will perfect all language facets: reading, writing, speaking and listening. Like every other language, you learn French by doing it. The class sizes are small, and the attention levels are very high. See the Centre Français Néerlandais courses.
CoreFit by Kristina is your way to achieve your personal and fitness goals and improve your mental well being. Using a professional fitness expert is your way to see the results you want to reach. CoreFit training with Kristina is a full-body workout. It strengthens all your muscle groups and is a great way to reduce fat. This will lead to a better overall body tone. Kristina is also aware of all the mental health benefits that come with a better fitness regime. She incorporates these techniques into the training so you feel a body and mind benefit. Look and feel better with this body and mind workout.
Palmyra Bakker Loss Counselling – Change happens all the time, and Palmyra has worked in managing change for her whole career. She deeply understands the notion of change and helps people manage their way through changes. This is especially true regarding the loss of loved ones and the grief of such massive changes. Palmyra has much experience from working with hospices and is an experienced bereavement counsellor. Talking through your feelings and issues can only be a good thing. A kind voice and a good ear can change everything, and she can help you to find a clear path forwards. As well as a person-centred approach, Palmyra uses a range of other mind and body techniques. These include colour puncture, breathing techniques, meditation and yoga movements. Read more about Palmyra and her work.
Dutch & Such Language School – Now you’re talking! Nick Walker has been teaching Dutch and English to adults since 1995. He is perfectly bi-lingual and uses his proven methods to help you learn faster. Levels are from elementary to advanced. There is also a special training section to help you succeed with the Inburgerings exams. At Dutch & Such you can also learn legal and business English. Lessons are one to one, in small groups and in company. Nick has a team of trained professionals to help move you towards fluency too. See more information directly on the Dutch & Such website.
Mira Therapy is a technique for helping people with their various issues and ends through the medium of music. Alfredo Genovesi is an accomplished musician and a qualified therapist with vast international experience. Alfredo brings all his musical knowledge into his field of therapy work. It is a very efficient way to make you believe in yourself and what you can achieve. Alfredo holds a BA (hons) degree in music from Dartington College of Arts, England. He has a Masters in Music Therapy from Codarts, Rotterdam. Read more about Mira Therapy and Alfredo here:
L’école de français is a wonderful French school in the heart of the Amsterdam canal belt district. The school began in 2016 and the same motivation still pushes the school forwards. The team teaches French to people of all ages in a fun and engaging setting. You too can start to learn French or improve your current level and move towards fluency. Owned and run by Celine Dandoy and her team have a lot of passion to see all their students improving in French all the time. Lessons are one to one or in groups of up to 8 people and all the teachers are native French speakers. Classes are on-site and online classes for all levels. From beginner to advanced levels (from A1 to C2), there is something for everyone. Jump in now and get your French languages skills to the next level. See all the lessons coming up on the official site.
Dutch Courses Amsterdam really wants all its students to become fluent in Dutch. This is achieved through small class sizes, specialist Dutch teachers and a relaxed class environment. We have very high student satisfaction ratings. We have tried and tested methods to have everyone speak Dutch, the correct way. Our courses are very flexible as are the course times. We have all levels of students from absolute beginners to experienced. We offer preparation for the NT2 State exams. More information is on our website.
Art in Therapy is the brainchild of Valeria Pierdominici. She is a qualified psychologist with well over 20 years of experience. She also has expertise in PAT – Psycho-Acoustic-Transitional, a method to cure patients of tinnitus. Valeria also is deeply involved in the use of music in order to find clarity and solutions. Her services include individual, couples and family therapy. She also offers support and therapy for the artistic community including issues like depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder. Please see here for a more extensive list of her services and areas of expertise.
Dayspa Amsterdam is a beautiful lifestyle spa and beauty salon in Amsterdam. A place for relaxation, beauty treatments and a great hair salon. You can have a relaxing massage and a section of beauty treatments. The hairstylists and make up artists will make you look and feel amazing. There are treatments for both men and women. The salon is easy to reach as right next to the Olympic stadium in Amsterdam. You can book online directly on the Dayspa Amsterdam website
An oasis of calm so close to the city centre and easy to reach.
Talencoach Dutch Learning – A new method that will bring you to a whole new level of communication in Dutch. Al this in just 7 days ! Albert Both will ‘brainwash’ you and show you how easy the Dutch language really is ! Anything can be learn with a little dedication and the right method. Albert’s method will speed you through the basics. There is a tried and tested method. The Talencoach Dutch Learning website is here.
Choosing the right building company to handle your project does not have to be pot luck. Organic Developments Renovations Amsterdam is owned and run by expats and works mainly for expats. For nearly 10 years, Eddie and the team have been making beautiful interiors for their clients. They work in and around the Amsterdam area. You can view the results on their portfolio page. The team is composed of highly skilled tradesmen and professionals. It includes in-house plumbers, electricians and carpenters. This means that the team has total quality control over the projects and can deliver on time, every time. Read on for more information and examples from Organic Developments Renovations.
Tension Tamers is a collective of professional massage therapists with a passion for their work. Our focus is to offer you the best massage experience available. We connect through touch and help you find balance in life on a physical, emotional and spiritual level. We offer deep tissue massages, relaxation massages, therapeutic massages, sports massages and pregnancy massages. But this is only a foundation. Every session is completely customized. We always tailor the session to your wishes and needs.
Expat therapy is a necessary service in our modern times. Tiffany Gordon is an English-speaking psychologist based in Amsterdam and The Hague. The therapy is for individuals, couples and companies. She helps expats with issues such as anxiety, depression, abuse, loss, addiction, relationship problems and cultural adjustment. She listens and works with her patients in a calm and empathetic manner.
Junior Service Amsterdam is a set of two wonderful childcare centres in the heart of Amsterdam. The owners and managers Natasja and Mylan have many years of experience in childcare. Both have a lifetime of experience working with and caring for children. At Junior Service Amsterdam we provide a cosy, homely setting, where each child is treated with great care and respect. The goal is for every child to reach their full potential. This is done by offering comfort, healthy nutrition and our professional guidance. Our professional nursery caregivers offer many playful, age-appropriate activities. These activities support and stimulate the development of motor skills, creativity, sensory and cognitive skills. All in all wonderful childcare centres for your children.
Sento Spa and Health Club is a modern and wonderful holistic gym and health centre in the Jordaan. A team a qualified health and fitness experts will guide you to achieve your goals. After a workout, you can relax in the sauna or use our spa services. All members can also have free access to the huge swimming pool downstairs in the Marnix complex.
More information about all the Sento Spa and Health Club services here.
TaalBoost Dutch language courses are the ultimate solution for either in-class or online Dutch language learning. The teaching is feedback-driven and teacher-guided, practical and functional, fully engaging, highly interactive and fun. Therefore, all proficiency levels are available. Also, you can opt for the in-class course in Amsterdam centre, the virtual TaalBoost Dutch language learning experience or a combination. You can at all times count on the TaalBoost quality of teaching that encompasses three essentials for successful language learning: engagement, interaction and feedback. Learn more about Taalboost Dutch Language School courses on the Taalboost site.
Bearstorm Moving Service – moves your goods and belongings with care and efficiency. We move anywhere in Europe. The team offers a packing and storage service too, therefore making your life easier. We can collect and deliver your orders from IKEA, Gamma, etc. Our aim is to make you happy and satisfied with our services. Call us now in order to discuss your project and how we can help. We have friendly teams and modern equipment so your move with be the smoothest possible. Bearstorm Moving Service also offers other useful services – see more details.
Tetris Budget Removals Amsterdam. We specialise in quick and efficient removals of household items. We can deliver IKEA furniture inside your hose or remove the old table you no longer need. We are friendly and affordable. Please contact us with your project and we look forward to helping you. We have the latest lifts and vans to help everything go smoothly.
020 Tuinen gardeners Amsterdam – Gardening and landscaping company in Ijburg. We design , create and maintain all kids of gardens, including roof terraces. Also we do tree trimming and felling. We have undertake many hundreds of garden project and transformations. Whatever your project and needs, we are happy to talk with you about that. Please contact 020 Tuinen Gardeners Amsterdam for a non-committal offer on our site.
Waxx hair salon has a modern and friendly environment with an experienced team all united by their love of styling hair. All the latest hair trends and techniques are available, from colouring to balayage and from highlights to the most beautiful bridal hair setting for the special day. Styling for women and men, you will be looking fabulous whichever style you choose. The team is very international and so they can speak many languages including Brazilian, Japanese and Chinese. So come on over to Waxx hair salon in the heart of the Pijp, you’ll be glad you did!
The British Language Training Centre Amsterdam is your centre of choice for Dutch & English courses. Highly qualified native speaker teachers give our Dutch courses. There are beginners to advanced programmes in the day and evening, at our centre or in company. The BLTC (British Language Training Centre) delivers a practical and interactive teaching style in small groups. Our aim is for you to develop your language skills so as to be able to understand and speak the language fluently and to integrate naturally into the Dutch way of life whether for study, work or when socialising. Our students are given personal attention to achieve real success. The BLTC also offers the Cambridge CELTA teaching qualification course which is the gold standard of TEFL courses. Since 1997 this qualification has been enabling our expat clients to find work in the Netherlands teaching English
Expat Psychologist Clint Steenveld. Experienced English speaking (mother tongue) clinical psychologist and psychotherapist based in the centre of Amsterdam and working with expats and locals. I help adults, adolescents, children and couples. All communication is in a heartfelt and mindful fashion. He can help with a wide range of issues including anxiety, loneliness, sadness, loss, bullying, sexual issues and more. You can go directly to his website here.
Booking an appointment online with one of our physiotherapists in Amsterdam is quick and easy. FysioCity is covered by all Dutch healthcare insurers, so use your cover. We are open 7 days a week and you can book an appointment 24/7. You don’t need a doctor’s prescription, therefore call now to get advice. Book directly a Fysiocity expert to start living a pain free lifestyle.
Amsterdam Beauty Centrum is a dedicated zone to making you look and feel fabulous. It is centrally located on the Rozengracht in Amsterdam, above one of the city’s finest hair salons, La Maison. Treatments include Thermage and Fraxel. The leading expert in the field, Jens Wismahr performs the procedures. The treatments are non invasive with zero surgery or use of needles. There is very little down time and the results are fast and long lasting. All the team at Amsterdam Beauty Centrum are friendly and highly trained. They look forward to meeting you. See more information on their site here.
Welcome to Hot Flow Yoga Amsterdam! We will take care of the infrared heating, the ventilation and the world class teachers. Welcoming yoga students to our studio’s in Jordaan, West, Zuid & Rivierenbuurt. A Hot Flow Yoga Amsterdam we’re also continuing with our virtual classes. Hot Flow Yoga’s team of world class yoga teachers hail from all corners of beautiful mother earth. Allow us to guide you through your yoga journey. Our teachers strive to be inspiring and tolerant, always hardworking, and committed to the global community of yoga.
Wilson’s Workouts. Lorna Wilson is a triathlete, ultra marathon runner, personal trainer, biomechanics coach, and inspiring woman. She will train you and your body to do more than you think is possible. Having a personal trainer is motivating and it achieves results. Lorna analyses your body and technique to keep you pain and injury free. A number of different programs exist to match your needs and goals. Consult Lorna and you will achieve more that you think is possible.
Expat Heating Solutions – A fully qualified specialist in heating systems, plumbing and installation. Robbie has forged an impeccable reputation with the Amsterdam expat community for his levels of service, results and great communication. Honesty and professionalism are the hallmarks of his methods and he enjoys his work. This makes for a smooth and enjoyable experience for all his clients too. Feel free to ring him for more information or see his website.
Man Financial services in Amsterdam. Are you in need of financial services to help manage your money? Do you need a financial check-up? Man Financial Services gives expert advice in a number of areas including mortgages, pensions, financial planning. MFS works with both businesses and private clients. Let MFS help you to achieve clarity and performance in your financial affairs.
Sebi Boat Tours do daily and private tours around the beautiful Amsterdam canals. The boat is the ‘Giuliana’ and there is ample space outside which means she will sail whatever the weather! The Giuliana is especially designed electric vessel we give you a unique experience including a two hour tour with Dutch snacks and unlimited. The magic os an Amsterdam canal tour is the most memorable thing you can do in Amsterdam, so make it a very memorable experience with Captain Sebi!
Strength in Motion is a personal training and coaching studio handily located on Beethovenstraat. Everyone is different with different types and different needs. At SIM, the initial screening analysis of your needs, behaviour and fitness allow the creation of a tailor-made plan. The whole team of trainers is dedicated to helping you get the very best results from your training. The team are all highly experienced personal trainers with a range of specific skill sets in movement, strength, behaviour and nutrition. More information here.
Amsterdam Jewel Cruises – A fabulous way to experience Amsterdam and create the most wonderful memories. Our beautiful boat from the early 1900s will glide you around the Amsterdam canals. During the cruise, you will be served a fabulous dinner. Cruise in style and comfort. A perfect way for friends and family to enjoy the beauty of the canals. A cruise on the Amsterdam canals is always a great experience. Make it magical and memorable with an incredible dinner. For more information and times visit the website here.
Beauty Massage Amsterdamis a lovely cosy salon in Amsterdam Zuid between the Pijp en the Rivierenbuurt. There is an experienced, professional and friendly team just waiting to make you look and feel reborn and relaxed. Sylvie and Eddie love to use their decades of experience to improve your skin with professional facial treatments and massage away your aches, pains and strains. You will feel all the benefits of professional massages and beauty treatments. For more information about the treatments take a look at their website.
Tarzan Tree Surgeon Amsterdam is located in Amstelveen and they know all about trees. Firstly, our excellent crew speaks English and are all trained in the UK to the highest standards. We are available for all tree work including, planting, trimming, cutting, removal and all heavy garden work. Lastly, more information and details are on the Tarzan website.
Waterproof Bathrooms Designs, – Advice and delivery of stylish bathrooms and kitchens and all accessories. The bathroom and the bedroom are important and functional rooms in the house, so make them stand out.We can help you make it practical, tasteful and beautiful. Step into our Waterproof Bathrooms showroom next to Museumplein to see our selection of beautiful fitting and products. Surround yourself with beautiful and useful things ! You can see a wide selection on our website here.
Amsterdam Removals will transport your belongings anywhere in the world. They have the latest lifting equipment and can even move the very large pianos. The team aims to help you go where you need to go with a minimum of fuss. Professionalism and efficiency are our calling card, so you can expect a fuss free move for all your belongings with the best rates. You can find us in Amsterdam, Haarlem and Zaanstad. for more details see the Amsterdam Removal website
E and S Totaalbouw is an experienced building company founded by Edwin and Sander. For many years, they have been helping expats with all their building projects. Projects include full renovations, bathrooms, kitchens, roof terraces, terraces, gardens and more. The team are your one-stop partner from start to finish. The attitude of the team is to deliver on time, on budget and to the total satisfaction of the client. The team also includes plumbers, electricians, plasterers, metal workers, decorators – all providers the highest quality work and results. Edwin and Sander pride themselves on the best results, positive attitude, clear communication and happy client feedback.
Nik’s Handyman Service is your solution for all those jobs you need doing at home and in the garden. Nik has over 40 years experience of helping people with their small household jobs to larger full refurbishments. If you have a need for home maintenance or in construction then call Nik for a quote. All the work is guaranteed and he can be reached 24/7 for emergency work. Nik takes great pride in his work and you can see several of the projects he has completed in the More Details, on his site and on his Facebook page.
Veterinary Clinics Amsterdam is a group of 3 clinics, all with experienced teams that love to look after your pets. The clinics are modern and friendly and the team understands the deep connection us humans have with our beloved animals. Great care and attention is what every visitor gets. As well as the regular care, the vets perform all common examinations, treatments and surgeries. Other, more specialist procedures, including an ultra sound and x-rays, are undertaken by the skilled teams. Does your pet have toothache? We have excellent dental care for pets. You will have a vet you can trust. Read more about the vets on the Veterinary Clinics page.
Big Ben Kids Amstelveen Stadshart is an international daycare for children aged 0 to 4 from international families. At Big Ben kids, everything we do is centred around the growth and happiness of your child. In small groups, we nurture and encourage learning through play, foster magical friendships and offer stimulating activities. Our international team settle children into a stable and loving community environment. This supports all cultures, where they have the freedom to be themselves. We help children to explore, discover and develop by giving them beneficial opportunities to grow and learn while discovering their own talents along the way. Learning isn’t the only essential factor in the care we provide. Nutrition, movement and stimulation are key to keeping children healthy and confident. Your child is in safe and capable hands with our team of qualified childcare practitioners. Quality care is how we add value to all the lives we touch. See the Big Ben Kids website for more details
Beauty Clinic Lotus is an oasis of peace in Our Zuid. We are specialists in hair removal and skin rejuvenation to make you look great. Our friendly and experienced team offers a range of beauty solutions including also tattoo removal. The salon also has programs to help you reshape your body which can result in a gain in confidence. You can see our list of services on our site here. A wonderful oasis of calm and relaxation in Zuid and near the Vondelpark. (more…)
Joyce Bergsma Nutrition has been helping professional women find balance and freedom from anxiety for the last decade. A Canadian native, trained in the UK, she uses Functional Medicine to find the root cause of the symptoms that you can’t stand any longer. So if you are ready to dive into what is making you feel sick, fatigued and stressed, then join her Facebook group on the link below and see the great knowledge she shares. If you are ready to hear more, then book a free Discovery Coaching Call to get a real taste of how she works and you’ll come away with concrete tips on where to start. Ready to find a life free from anxiety? Call Joyce Bergsma Nutrition to know more.
Birthe Davies is a trainer and coach in Mindfulness, Compassion, Virtues and Yin yoga. These techniques will help relieve stress, while focusing on coping, well-being and personal growth.
Alongside this, Birthe is a qualified yoga teacher with over 15 years of yoga practice. She offers small group yin yoga sessions in her home studio, in the centre of Zaandam.
Please ring or message for full details, or visit the website for dates and times.
Boats4rent Amsterdam – Explore the Amsterdam canals at your own pace in one of our great boars. Easy to pick up and in minutes you will be independent and free on the wonderful waterways of Amsterdam. You do not need a special license to do this. We will give you training and the simple rules of the canals to respect and you will be free. Explore at your own pace and enjoy an unforgettable experience with your friends and family. for booking information go here.
Dev Fulscher is a builder and has completed a range of building work for expats in the Amsterdam area since 1994. A vast experience of projects successfully completed. These include plumbing, electrical, heating systems, windows, kitchens, bathrooms and much more. Great communication from start to finish. Get in contact if you have a building project in the Amsterdam area. Then we can look together about how best to make it happen.
Amity International School Amsterdam opened in early 2018 and has been steadily growing ever since. Eventually we will offer excellent schooling between the ages of 3 and 18. All our staff have one common goal – to support and challenge the pupils and students so that they achieve excellence all through their time with us.With their studies, but also with their teachers and peers, in sports, arts and in their behaviour. We are just 20 minutes from Amsterdam in a green and pleasant area with wonderful facilities. Get the latest information about enrolment on the Amity website.
Perhaps the perfect preparation for school is in a kindergarten inside a school. Early Years at the British School of Amsterdam accepts children between 3 and 5 years old. There are Dutch and English classrooms and the focus is on fun and learning and attaining skills that will be needed in any school environment. For more information, see the official page here. The Early Years is now part of the new British School of Amsterdam building. A brand new and world-class facility in the south of the city. It is the largest evolution of the school since its humble beginnings over 40 years ago.
Bem Estar Spa and Beauty. A lovely centre to look and feel good again. We offer total body solutions. We have a huge selection of treatments. Skin care and hair removal are two very important part of our activity. We specialise in hair removal to make your skin silky smooth. Let our friendly team take care of you and we will make you feel new.Please see the Bed Estar website for your needs and booking can also be done online.
Sento Flow is the yoga and meditation division of the Sento Health club in the Jordaan. The studio has a relaxing and atmospheric feel with lovely views. When the weather is good lessons are also done on the beautiful rooftop area. The class sizes are kept to small groups in order to maximise the personal attention. Sento Flow is not just about physical well-being, but also mental well being. An experienced meditation trainer can help you achieve more inner balance. and relaxation.
Sento Medical Physiotherapy is a team of trained and experienced health professionals in Amsterdam Jordaan. They will help solve any musculoskeletal problems you are having. The team will give you a deep diagnosis in order to assess your issues in order to provide the best program of (physical) therapy. This means looking at body functions and structures like your muscles, tendons, ligaments & bones, personal factors, daily activities, medical background etc to have a full overview. The therapies could involve physical therapy, manual therapy, dry needling, education, orofacial physiotherapy (jaw physio), Covid-19/Corona rehabilitation and sports & orthopaedic rehabilitation. For more information, please see the Sento Medical webpage or click below for more details.
Webster University Leiden is just a 25 minute train ride from Amsterdam. The Webster University campus in Leiden is a beautiful location and a major seat of higher learning. We have Barchelor’s degree and Master’s degree programs. We have a wide choice of subjects for our students. There is a qualified team to help you choose the right course for you. See the Webster University Leiden website for a more complete overview.
ABN Amro is a Dutch bank with a tradition of helping expats with their banking needs in the Netherlands. Many useful services and all available in English. They are for all purposes the de facto bank of choice for expats in The Netherlands. Furthermore, the team at ABN deeply understands the needs and requirements of the international community. More details on their services are here.
Expat Rentals – it does what the name says. We help expats in Amsterdam find their perfect rental home. We understand the specific needs of expats and how best to serve them. Also, we provide a range of services including: property rentals, corporate housing, property management and purchase assistance. We have a deep understanding of the market and across all the districts in Amsterdam. Expat Rentals has been helping expats for over 10 years. We have a broad network of landlords, corporate clients, relocators and real estate agents. See more information on their website.
Expat Rentals Purchasing Service. For most people, buying a house is one of the most important expenses of our lives. In order for it to work, it is important to make the right choices and have good guidance. The buying guidance of the experienced brokers of Expat Rentals will be very useful to you when acquiring your home. In the current market, you have to act quickly to buy a home and being well advised is becoming increasingly important. A purchase agent therefore offers you an advantage. With an eye for detail, expert advice and years of experience we assist you with buying your new home. We offer you a full service purchase process and will guide you from the bidding process to the final transfer.
Dan Colgan is a British therapist working in Amsterdam. Furthermore, Dan has a background in business, marketing and coaching, and combines this with his depth training in Core Process psychotherapy. Core Process is a western therapeutic approach that has roots in Buddhism. From a theoretical standpoint, this means that it integrates the western, scientific, approach to psychotherapy, with ancient Buddhist wisdom on how to achieve a happier life. This means living more in harmony with yourself and others. Healing happens through awareness. Creating awareness comes by building self-understanding, self-compassion, and learning to listen to the signals already coming from our body and emotions. The therapeutic relationship provides a safe space where even the most difficult and troubling parts of you are welcome.
Dan is licensed in the UK with United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy. Also with Vereniging van Integraal Therapeuten in the Netherlands.
Chiropractic Connection was started by the owner, Dr. Martin Gregor. He has over 15 years experience in the field and has always loved to help people stop being in pain and get back to their normal lives. Dr. Martin works across three important areas: Physical, Emotional and Chemical in order to relieve patients from pain. The end result is not only that you will feel great, but that you will be able to function normally and be free from pain. Dr. Martin can help with back pain, people in car or bike accidents, neck pain, children in pain, babies after a traumatic birth and a whole host of other areas. (see More details). See the website here.
upperbloom is a new and exciting concept that bring plants and flowers to your home. Out team bring and safely install flower boxes in your home. Ttwice a year we change your planter box so you get seasonal flowers. There is little for you to do except to enjoy your new and improved view. Our team of balconeers will handle everything. A beautiful flower plant set is a pleasure to see and makes everyone feel better! Many combinations are possible. See more information and images on their site.
PS Interior Studio – Patricia Stump will guide you with design choices and fabulous interior designs that match your tastes. Perhaps you home needs a re-looking and you don’t know where to start. Patricia will help you clearly imagine your new home look in 3D models. Great interiors do not happen by accident – a creative and artistic skill is needed to make that happen. You can see examples of her work in the More Details section.
Let Elisabeth show you a truly memorable time in the city and in the country. She has many years of experience taking tourists and expats on her tours. Due to COVID, these are a small format tours now, so you will get even more time and attention. The city tour of Amsterdam is a real eye opener. It is only with deep local knowledge that you can understand the incredible history of Amsterdam. Elisabeth can tailor make a tour that is best suited to your wants and requirements. Or why not escape the city and let her take you on a tour of the Dutch countryside seeing polders and windmills and seeing how beautiful The Netherlands really is! Themed tours are also available. Even if you have been living here for years, many of these tours will be of huge interest and enjoyment for you. Tailor Made Tours with Elisabeth is a moment you will always cherish.
Tailor Made Dutch Language. Elisabeth has been teaching Dutch and giving tours for over 25 years. Now she combines these two activities so expats can be out in real life situations and speaking more Dutch. Lessons can take place indoors or outdoors in small groups or privately. She also offers house visits in case you are not able to leave home or lessons online. The focus is mainly on daily conversation in different social settings, such as : At the market, ordering food and drink, visiting different parts of Amsterdam and discussing that in order to achieve fluency in Dutch. Each lesson is well planned to be interesting and useful. There are language games for adults and children. So let Elisabeth assist you in doing the jump forwards you need towards fluency in Dutch.
Aileen Martinia Interior Design. We strive in creating new and amazing experiences for you and your customers. The design team translate your personal and business goals into creative, enticing and functional spaces. We offer a partnership in designing, building or renovating your space in order to get the maximum impact for your budget. Please contact us for more information. We will be more than happy to create a custom plan for you. See more on her website here.
Dental Practice de Liefde is a holistic practice with a team of general dentists, holistic dentists, hygienists and specialists. They all have a considerable experience in dentistry. We love great communication and to our knowledge and experience to help you. We are able to offer you optimal service in which we strive for good health, durability and quality with each of our treatments.
Dental Practice Plantage Middenlaan is a modern practice with 3 treatment rooms in Amsterdam Centre-East. Our aim is to keep your teeth healthy and beautiful so they can last you a lifetime. We strive to obtain this goal by means of modern dentistry carried out by experienced dentists. You can visit our practice for both general dentistry and several specialisations, such as crown & bridge work, veneers, teeth whitening, implantology, root canal treatments and dental hygiene. Open 6 days a week, including evening hours. You can directly go to our site here.
Dental Factory is your dentist in Amsterdam West for all general dental treatments and specializations. Firstly, we help you keep your teeth healthy and radiant and prevent dental problems. Our experienced team of dentists, assistants, dental hygienists and specialists pay a lot of attention to preventive dentistry. This way we keep the condition of your teeth in excellent condition. Lastly, you can see lots more information and details on the Dental Factory website here.
International Almere is a social club for internationals living in the Almere area.
It helps internationals to build a social network. There are regular events and activities. There is also a Dutch Language Cafe.
The direct link to International Almere is here.
Other community clubs are here.
Bike city rentals – We are a privately owned bike rental company in the centre of Amsterdam. Our USP is that we rent out original Dutch bicycles only, all with an inconspicuous black finish. So, no typical awful colours or advertisements – you blend in with the locals ! We love to serve our customers and we always give out great advice on safety and where to go ! So come on over meet Rob the owner and get a rental bike you will love for your visit of this fabulous city ! Here is our information.
The INBA Amsterdam. For over 25 years now the INBA (Ireland Netherlands Business Association) hosts events to create synergies between Irish and Dutch businesses. The Irish State Agencies and the Irish-Dutch business communities are the main partners.The INBA is a non-profit organisation. Volunteers run all the events. It is always looking for new members, so get in contact. The vibrant and committed group plans their events over the year, so join in when you can. More information on the INBA website.
TTH Van You Dental Practice is a modern and friendly dental clinic in the heart of the Pijp area of Amsterdam. We welcome expats and internationals to register with us. Furthermore, we pride ourselves on our great value and giving you the best dental care for the long term. We are open 6 days a week with late opening on Monday nights until 21.30. See more information on the website of the TTH practice. (more…)
Canal Motorboats Amsterdam is a simple and easy way to rent a great boat and get our on the Amsterdam canals. Our sturdy boats can carry up to 7 people. We will show you how to simply use the boat and they you are the captain ! We are open all year round and with very flexible options for your rental. see the Canal Motorboats Amsterdam website for more information.
Boaty Rent a Boat Amsterdam is your way to explore the wonderful canals at your own pace in one of our fabulous boats. We make boat rental Amsterdam simple for you, so that you can can have the best experience. No experience necessary. A short personal training from us and you are away with your family and friends for an unforgettable time. See more information here. You can also see our canal tours Amsterdam partners.
Alfredo Music Teaching is your perfect instructor for learning a musical instrument. Alfredo has many years of experience helping both children and adults to master musical instruments. He has a lifelong passion for all forms of music and is a skilled and patient teacher. Alfredo Genovesi is the co-founder of Mira. Educated to degree level in music at Dartington College of Arts, England and he has a master’s degree from Codarts. Since then he has worked internationally and he is a MA – Music Therapist Codarts in Rotterdam. Alfredo uses guitars and electronic instruments. As well as teaching, Alfredo uses music to stimulate people in a therapeutic way. Read more about Alfredo here.
Dandy Bathrooms By Carolien – A beautiful bathroom design can improve you daily life in so many ways. Dandy Bathrooms will help you design one that reflects your unique desires and needs. We concentrate on the details with you all along the way so that you get the bathroom of your dreams. We have a lovely showroom. Our friendly and professional staff will cover every element with you hand in hand. Then of course, we will ensure that your choices are implemented with a high quality installation. Pop in and see Dandy Bathrooms By Carolien on the Overtoom and let’s start a conversation about your project. See our site for more information.
A dog can be a cherished friend and companion. Great communication, understanding and respect are so important. It is also important for us humans to understand dog communication skills. We just don’t speak DOG. It’s not all about getting the dog to understand us. Dogs n Doodle’s Canine Instructor is Camilia Dallali. She teaches Amsterdam expats how to communicate the right way in a positive manner. In other words, learning to speak DOG. Speak DOG is fun for both the owner and the dog. From the first lesson, you will feel progress. You will really learn how amazingly clever your dog is as they pick up training skills. See the Dogs N Doodle website for more information.
Yellow Bikes has been a firm feature of Amsterdam for thirty years. Their distinctive bikes are easy to see as the riders enjoy the canal side views and the city tours. The tours are all well organised and led by passionate and informed Yellow Bike guides. It is the best way to discover Amsterdam on two wheels. You can see all of the highlights and hear all of the insights as you go. Are you with family or friends? Whatever the combination, you will feel right at home on these bikes and during the tour. Some tours go further afield. See the Yellow Bikes site for more information.
The Graduate Driving School has helped so many expats to pass their driving exams in the Netherlands. This vast experience means that the founder Saida and her dedicated team really understand the needs and requirements of the expat community. The driver trainers all take a friendly and no-nonsense approach to teach the learners to achieve their goals and to become safe and responsible drivers. The lessons are all given in a thoughtful and enjoyable way. Every learner is different and the trainers tailor each lesson to the individual learner’s needs. Patience, respect and understanding are the calling cards of The Graduate system. There is also a 3 week course specifically for expats. Lessons are in English, Dutch or Arabic. Let The Graduate team help you to pass the Dutch driving exams and safely use the roads.
Driving School Amsterdam – Denk is a driving school that has a long and successful history. They love training and helping expats and foreigners obtain their Dutch driving licence, so they are safe on the roads. We have English language driving instructors and centres all across greater Amsterdam and now in The Hague and Leiden too. Of course, we can also help you with the Theory test. The cars are manual or automatic, which means we cater for all preferences. for more details, see the Denk Driving School website.
A leading photographer in The Netherlands for all kind of corporate events, social happening and private clients. I undertake all missions with the same trademark passion, professionalism, outstanding results and great communication.
I have many years of experience creating beautiful images. For instance, trade shows, company headshots, parties, weddings and also walkabouts. This experience and a mastery of the very latest photographic equipment. I will capture for you the image results that will exceed your expectations.
Please simply call me to start a conversation about your project.
De Boer Financial Services was founded over 20 years ago by José de Boer. The company has grown over the years and now has offices in Amsterdam, The Hague and Rotterdam. The company focusses on helping expats and internationals with their financial affairs in The Netherlands. The team have a deep understanding of the needs of expats in terms of mortgage advice, investment planning and insurance matters. The team takes great pride in their professional and friendly way of working with their clients.
A seasoned Amsterdam photographer with a passion for capturing beautiful images of people, events and places.
I am not just a photographer. I help companies with their story telling and optimising their social media and outward visual communication through improved imagery.
Please get in touch about your project.
How To Buy A House in the Netherlands was created to help expats find their home in the Netherlands. We do that through our events, where we make sure you’ll find all the information you need about the housing market and everything around it and via other online channels, such as our website.
The internet is undeniably powerful, and with some persistence you can find all the basic information you might need with a few internet searches, but what if you have personal questions or want to know more about, for example, is it a good time to buy a house? Or what you can personally borrow from the bank? Or why do you have to go to the notary? You can ask all these questions and more at our Facebook community page! See you soon!
Expat Pension Holland is a licensed pension consultancy firm with one focus: To provide high-quality pension consultancy to expats about how to optimise their Global State/Corporate/Private Pensions and Wealth Management. Furthermore, this is facilitated by our legal/tax/actuarial background and 20 years of international experience. Above all, we are protective of our client’s interests and we build long-term relationships with them. For more information about Expat Pension Holland visit the website.
New2nl – Dutch school system specialist. Let Annebet take the school strain for you. She is an expert in all aspects of good schooling in the Netherlands.
Let her give you all the information you need and use her experience to guide you to the right solution for you and your children when choosing a school in the Netherlands.
Location: Amsterdam and beyond
The link to her site is here.
The link to our education pages are here.
Els Bosma Coaching. Sometimes in life we all need someone to help us find the path forward with clarity. We all lead such very busy lives and time is fleeting. This often means that we fail to see clear direction and can miss opportunities. Help is at hand. Els Bosma can help you to find new purpose and to surmount the obstacles that can be blocking you way in both your personal and professional life. Call Els and begin the process towards resolution. See more directly on Els Bosma Coaching page.
Fa De Wit removals Amsterdam is a family firm that moves belongings and furniture for nearly 100 years. They have the very latest vans and lifts to ensure a very smooth move.
Their staff are all friendly and professional. The team works closely closely with expats and internationals. Call. for a free estimate. See more details for all the services they provide.