Family life, Amsterdam-style

Dutch children are amongst the happiest in the world, making Amsterdam a great place to raise a family. The city is generally very welcoming to families, and there are plenty of family-friendly cafés, lots of things to do and places to play, such as the many fantastic parks in and around Amsterdam. And that’s not the only reason it’s great for families: Amsterdam is also famous for its healthy work/life balance, ranking high up in the OECD work/life balance study. Lastly, the standard of schooling is high and education facilities are varied, ranging from the traditional Dutch schools and colleges to numerous high-quality international schools following various international curricula.