living

Amsterdam is a great place to live. Whether you’re a born-and-bred Amsterdammer or a fledgling expat, there is often a great sense of pride associated with living in Amsterdam and a deep appreciation of the quality of life on offer. Learn more about the benefits of living in this city and get practical information about housing, employment and much more.

My Amsterdam: Jessica

15 Sep 2015
Meet Jessica, an event specialist turned community manager who made the move from the US to Amsterdam last year with her husband. As part of the Amste...

My Amsterdam: Guy

25 Feb 2015
Meet Guy, who's been building a new food future for himself in Amsterdam for two years now. He's the founder of Sir Hummus, a delicatessen specialisin...

My Amsterdam: Alexandra

14 Aug 2018
Meet Alexandra, a digital marketer who decided to move to the Netherlands after falling in love with the country while on holiday here. While Amsterda...

My Amsterdam: Deepa

10 Feb 2015
Meet Deepa, who's been enjoying life in Amsterdam for four years, working on her international media career while raising a family. As part of the Ams...

My Amsterdam: Jagdeep & Sumeet

26 Mar 2015
Meet Jagdeep, Sumeet and their family. They made the move to Amsterdam four years ago and, as part of the Amsterdam international profiles, you can le...

My Amsterdam: Kevin

28 Jan 2015
Meet Kevin, who's been benefiting from an international internship in Amsterdam. As part of the Amsterdam international profiles, you can learn more a...

My Amsterdam: Nicolas

20 Nov 2015
Meet Nicolas, a Recruiting Manager from Paris who moved to Amsterdam six months ago. As part of the Amsterdam international profiles, you can learn mo...

My Amsterdam: Theodora

07 Oct 2015
Meet Theodora, a theatre producer, director and coach from Greece who moved to Amsterdam 14 months ago and now runs an arts foundation. As part of t...