According to the World Economic Forum, the Netherlands comes top for the best place to live for expat families. It’s really no surprise in a country with a great economy, great childcare, great healthcare, great education system, excellent English and a life revolving around biking.
#4: Easy to settle – best non-native speakers
If you are native English, or speak English, you’re in luck. The Dutch are the best non-native speakers of English. As modest as they are, it’s hard to struggle to settle in the Netherlands because the language barrier is very small in comparison to other countries for expats. This then makes it easier to secure jobs, integrate children into school and in general throughout the start of your life in NL. It’s definitely a heck of a lot less stressful for this reason, so it’s an obvious choice to go.
(Okay, okay, I’ll quit bigging up the Netherlands now). No, but seriously, why exactly is the Netherlands the top of the best places to live for expat families? Continue reading …