12 Jan 2015 | Deborah Valentine
We all know the term ‘port’, to describe a place from which, or into which, ships sail. With the development of air travel it was perhaps then not surprising the word was added to ‘air’ to capture the same meaning: an airport therefore being the place from, and to, which airplanes travel.
23 Dec 2014 | Genoveva Geppaart
If you use medicine for the first time or you haven’t used it for 12 months or more, you have to pay more for it than for medicine you use on a regular basis. This has been decided by the government to make the use of medicine safer. There is a special payment for this and you can find it on the ...
25 Nov 2014 | Kindergarden
Kindergarden: quality care and carefully considered pedagogical policy
2 Oct 2014 | Genoveva Geppaart
You have probably heard about Stonehenge in England and the menhirs in France. But did you know, that here in the Netherlands, we have something older called the dolmens, and there are fifty-three of them?
22 Sep 2014 | Jet Sichterman
Raising children in a foreign country is not easy; as support systems are left behind and searching for help is hard. The International Family Fair is here to help internationals navigate the Dutch parenting waters with workshops, seminars and an information market.
18 Sep 2014 | The App Train
Time to recover from our summer holidays and get back to school, back to work and reenter the gravitational pull of our daily lives. During the holidays, the App Train and its two willing, unpaid user testers took a few storybooks for a spin. And here the best storybook apps for kids in the 4+ category.
3 Sep 2014 | Allison Hamilton-Rohe
Don’t you love the white-haired lady standing on the train platform in a bright blue faux-leather jacket? How bold are the kids riding their bikes to school wearing studded booties and long, flowing hair?
1 Sep 2014 | Deborah Valentine
First appeared in THEXPAT Journal Autumn 2014 publication
18 Aug 2014 | Christine Fischer
Any international will tell you that it is easy to become isolated. Part of what ACCESS CED and VUDH wish to do is to broaden international’s experiences. Taking courses expands professional and social networks as well as increases the understanding of local networks, be they cultural, school, or parental.
2 Jul 2014 | City of The Hague
Sports events provide the perfect opportunity to be a volunteer. The Hague is hosting one of the biggest sporting events of the year – The Hockey World Cup, which will attract several thousand visitors to the city.