Posts Tagged ‘ utrecht ’

King’s day or Koninsgdag

King’s day is a national holiday to celebrate King’s of The Netherlands Birthday. It held most of the time on 27 th April, if 27th April is Sunday then it held on  26th April.

There two things are important in King’s day, go to the flea market (vrijmarket) and go to concert/music festival with orange wardrobe all over you. During King’s day, people can sell on the street without permit and payment of valued added taxes in flea market. Most Dutch people sell second-hand item. Continue reading

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Learning Dutch for Free

Yes! you can learn Dutch for free in The Netherlands.

  • In Utrecht, every Wednesday, you are welcome to join Language Cafe Utrecht, you can learn Dutch language and learn other people your mother tongue (first language). For more information you can check their blog. Continue reading

Finding a room in The Netherlands

Finding a room in Netherlands is not easy, specially in Randstad area (Amsterdam, Utrecht, Den Haag, Rotterdam). So far, my favourite site is kamernet. You need to find a good location and also a good price. Then, you also consider your future housemate. After you give reaction to the room, if the landlord or future housemate like you, you usually get an invitation to see the house and interview. Some landlord invites other people who interest with the room in the same time. I will give you tips for you to find a room, because I had some experience choosing my new housemate : Continue reading