Dealing with homesickness in the Netherlands

Hello everyone,

Being an expat in the Netherlands can turn out to be a wonderful human, social or professional adventure... with potential moments of nostalgia and homesickness along the way.

What are your personal tips to prevent homesickness?

How do you deal with such feelings?

Are there shops or stores offering products from your home country in the Netherlands? Or maybe venues with music and ambiance from your homeland?

Thanks for sharing your experience,



It is common that you will feel homesickness for many thing when you reach Netherlands travelling for your home country. But you can try to make the feeling low by trying to close yourself with social media and online sites like Whatsapp, IMO, Skype etc.

Also try to find the social groups belongs to your community where you can be a member or a participant in the cultural arena.

Why not find some friends where you can discuss on cultural aspects on both of your countries and try for food / language / cultural functions etc.



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