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  • Legal experts @ Legat Expat Desk

    24 Feb 2013 | GMW Lawyers

    Legal matters

    The Hague hosts the world’s main legal bodies and is therefore referred to as the ‘legal capital of the world’. This title comes with a certain responsibility, for the municipal government as well as for many local entities. The Legal Expat Desk, LED for short, is an example of an entrepreneurial service rendered to the international cluster by GMW Advocaten.

     
  • Frequent misconceptions in international family law

    24 Feb 2013 | GMW Lawyers

    Legal matters

    Increasingly frequently, people find love across the borders. They fall in love with someone living abroad or of a different nationality. While the relationship flourishes, it’s hunky dory, but what if the marriage fails? Divorce is a difficult process in many ways - a low point in any life – and international divorces involve extra complications. In my weblogs I inform you of these extra hurdles.

     

     
  • The many languages of love

    24 Feb 2013 | Christine Fischer

    Lifestyle

    Imagine you are writing a love letter, an epistle to a new beloved who is as frightened as they are charmed by the cultural differences between you. Perhaps you would begin with the saying that 'love laughs at locksmiths'. Or perhaps you could draw from Dutch wisdom and tell them liefde schiet pijlen over honderd mijlen: 'Cupid's arrows can fly a hundred miles.'

     
  • Homesickness

    24 Feb 2013 | Christine Fischer

    Healthcare

    Anyone can get homesick. It is a normal response to missing familiar surroundings. You can feel homesick on your first day of school, on your first day of work, or even if you're on vacation. You can certainly feel homesick when you're an expat, an immigrant or asylum seeker. However, it is a feeling that can be managed.

     
  • Movember - grow that 'tash to raise awareness of Prostate cancer

    24 Feb 2013 | Sally Squirrell

    Healthcare

     'One man went to mow, went to mow his meadow'... and ended up mowing his moustache instead…. yes, it’s Movember.  

     
  • A visit to Puyssentut

    24 Feb 2013 | ACCESS

    Healthcare

    As a member of ACCESS’s Cancerlink team, I was excited to meet the people behind this project. Having had a personal experience with breast cancer, the idea of this couple creating a retreat for people who have or have had cancer spoke directly to my heart. 

     
  • 10 reasons to learn Dutch

    24 Feb 2013 | ACCESS

    Learning Dutch

    Linda A. Janssen offers ten reasons why learning at least some Dutch can enhance the expat experience.

     
  • Expat Teens Talk

    24 Feb 2013 | ACCESS

    Reviews

    As a mother of two expatriate teenagers, I was very curious about Expat Teens Talk. Dr. Lisa Pittman and Diana Smit, by writing this book, have filled a gap in the market.

     

     
  • More mobile manifestations

    21 Feb 2013 | WestHolland Foreign Investment Agency

    Government support

    The West Holland region is home to several leading players in the creative industry, where more than 18,000 professionals are employed in the creative sector. Incubators such as the Caballero Fabriek and Bink 36 in The Hague and YES!Delft are home to young entrepreneurs in the creative sectors and provide an excellent source of potential partners.

     
  • Expat Life Slice by Slice

    21 Feb 2013 | ACCESS

    Reviews

    In Slice by Slice Apple Gidley takes you with her on her fascinating journey of being an expat in Nigeria, Malaysia, Holland and even Trinidad & Tobago in the Caribbean. In fact, a great raconteur, Apple's life has been spent in countries all over the world.

     

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