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Freelance real estate agent required for Ramón Mossel Expat Services Are you an experienced real estate agent or do you have a background working as a relocation agent? Ramón Mossel Real Estate, one of the top estate agents in Amsterdam, is looking for someone to join their team and focus on helping expats buy or …

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The Great 30% Ruling Benefit Robbery Imagine the outcry if the Dutch government were to announce that from 2019 tax relief on mortgages would not only be significantly reduced but that the change will be retroactive for the previous three years. There would be an orange revolution! The Dutch wouldn’t stand for it. Which brings me …

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The high-quality service of PostNL In the past, the Shallow Man has written about the high-quality service of PostNL. Based on personal experience, PostNL should have the following mission statement: Develop community spirit by delivering packages to complete strangers, thus enabling people to get to know each other Improve the health of our customers by …

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Number One For Hate Speech On Facebook We all know the things that the Dutch are famous for including some of the following: Tolerance Most bikes per capita in Europe Happiest children in the world So the news that the Dutch are the number one when it comes to hate speech on Facebook certainly came …

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Geert Wilders Admits That Zwarte Piet Is Racist In an interview that will shock many, Geert Wilders the founder, head and deputy head of the anti-Islamic party the PVV has admitted in an interview that Zwarte Piet is racist. His admission has left many of his followers in shock. Speaking in an interview with a local …

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The Expat Voting Guide For the Dutch Municipal Elections 2018 With the Dutch municipal elections 2018 taking place soon, here’s a guide to the parties after your votes. This simple guide summarises the core policy of each of the main parties in a simple and easy to read manner. No need to thank me.   …

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Propaganda by the VVD in the Dutch municipal elections 2018 Propaganda, a definition Dissemination of information—facts, arguments, rumours, half-truths, or lies—to influence public opinion. (source: https://www.britannica.com/topic/propaganda) The Dutch Municipal Elections 2018 The Dutch municipal elections 2018 are taking place on March 21st, 2018.  If you’re an EU citizen you have the right to vote and should …

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Scenes From The Dutch Schoolpleinpolitiek An expat reader of mine who goes by the clever name of Sue Denim has been kind enough to provide her observations of the complex intercultural human interaction that takes place during the school run. The mysteries of the Dutch schoolpleinpolitiek are revealed in this post. If it upsets you, …

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British and Dutch Cultures Compared Guest Blog Post The old saying of “men are from Mars women are from Venus” (the planet not the chain of sex shops) is something that certainly applies to countries too. Being from the UK, I can tell you that the Netherlands is so different that it was a real culture …

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The multitude of sins committed on Dutch public transport The Shallow Man has in the past created a MEME or two about the wonderful phenomena of Dutch ladies doing their makeup on public transport.   This has somehow led to the misconception that I have an issue with this. Which is far from the truth. …

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