Take the train for a weekend in Rotterdam

With Eurostar now running a three-hour service from London to Rotterdam, the city’s fortunes as a tourist hub are set to boom. So, get over there now and appreciate the fantastic views, great museums and excellent cocktails before the British stag parties take over, says Molly Quell. Read more.

Book Review: Learn to cycle in Amsterdam

This gorgeous how-to book brings out all of the rules and norms of cycling in Amsterdam alongside amazing pictures of every day cycling experiences. Get it for anyone who comes to visit and needs a primer before heading out on a bike in the city. Read more.

23 And More Than Me

Police in California have caught a serial rapist. The Golden State Killer was been linked to 12 murders and 50 rapes in the last forty years. A good thing right? Not for privacy activists. Police caught the man after uploading DNA from one of the crime scenes to a website called GEDMatch. Like a number … [Read more…]

Does The 30% Ruling Matter?

Internationals in the Netherlands a have been in a tizzy this week about the announced changes to the 30% ruling. A Change.org petition has garnered nearly 8,000 signatures. So what’s all the op hef about? What is it? Qualified highly-skilled migrants are eligible for the so-called 30% ruling wherein you do not pay income tax … [Read more…]