Expat Radio The Netherlands

Expat Radio The Netherlands

By Your Move To The Netherlands
Podcast channel for internationally minded people in The Netherlands. Interviews and lectures about living and working in The Netherlands, covering topics like Business, Career, Networking, Cultural differences, tips for trips and recommendations by fellow expats. The podcast is hosted by Michel Daenen, a Dutch sociologist who has been an expat himself and since he repatriated supports international people to have a smooth landing in The Netherlands. This podcast originally started as a Radio Show on Easy FM, a local radio show in the Amsterdam Area. More info: www.yourmovetothenetherlands.nl
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Devendra loves Dutch directness
In this episode of Expat Radio an interview with Devendra Singh. Devendra is and ICT professional from North India. He has been living in the USA, Singapore and Australia before. In The Netherlands he worked for KLM and Rabobank. Currently he works for ING. He talks about his experiences as an expat. Are you an expat living in The Netherlands? Would you like to share your story in an episode of Expat Radio? Then simply send an email to expat-radio@yourmovetothenetherlands.nl And I will get back to you. Warm regards, Michel Daenen
31:49
March 30, 2020
Creating an amazing (virtual) reality
In this episode of Expat Radio an interview with Jolyan Leonard. Jolyan is from the UK. He moved with his family to The Netherlands 3 years ago. In this podcast he speaks about his motives to move, his work in Virtual Reality and a special building project he is involved in. Because of the Corona situation we did this interview online. Hopefully you'll agree that Jolyan's story more than makes up for the poor sound quality. 
30:05
March 21, 2020
JoysingNL with Francisca Burgos
In this episode of Expat Radio an interview with Francisca Burgos. Francisca is originally from Aruba, a tropical island in the Caribbean. Singing and dancing has always been an important part of her life. She recently started JoysingNL, a networking event where international and Dutch people come together to sing, enjoy and connect. In this podcast she tells you about herself and about Joysing. - About JoysingNL Join new residents and born Dutch for an hour to sing different old and new Dutch pop songs. Just because it’s fun! Anyone who wants to meet new people, who wants to learn Dutch and /or wants to sing out loud is welcome. For more information about JoysingNL you can go to https://joysing.nl/en/ 
29:44
March 11, 2020
Amsterdam Culture Club
In this episode of Expat Radio an interview with Hannah van der Rest. Hannah is Dutch, lives in Amsterdam and is project leader of the Amsterdam Culture Club, an English-speaking community group that brings together culturally minded internationals at exclusive special events in the Amsterdam Area. In this interview she explains how it works and shares tips for trips. I interviewed Hannah together with co-host Dharminder Bihari during the LIVE radio show Easy Fm Expat Radio
38:35
February 27, 2020
From Russia with love
You’re listening to the podcast Expat Radio. My name is Michel Daenen, of Your Move to The Netherlands, a company that supports international people with a smooth landing in the Netherlands. In this episode of Expat Radio an interview with Katerina Kusova (or in short Kate Kusova). Kate is from Moskow, Russia. She met her Dutch boyfriend via Tinder and after travelling back and forth for quite some time she decided to move to The Netherlands to live with him. In this interview she gives valuable tips on how to build a social network and how to find a job in The Netherlands.I interviewed Kate together with co-host Dharminder Bihari during the LIVE radio show Easy Fm Expat Radio. 
33:14
February 27, 2020
Showcase of Circular Economy
Mayte de Vries is program manager Sustainability at the Municipality of Almere, in the Amsterdam Area. In this interview she talks about circular economy, sustainability and the ‘Steiger Festival’ (Jetty Festival) in Almere, where entrepreneurs showcase their contribution to the development of circular economy. She also talks about the efforts of the municipality of Almere to turn itself into a sustainable green city. I interviewed Mayte together with co-host Dharminder Bihari during the LIVE radio show Easy Fm Expat Radio, which took place in the ‘Week of Circular Economy The Netherlands’.
24:18
February 26, 2020
Edwina, a ‘Love-pat’ from South Africa
In this episode of Expat Radio an interview with Edwina Kannemeyer-Snelting and her husband Bert Snelting. Edwina is from South Africa. She came to The Netherlands to live with Bert. In this interviews she talks about her experiences as a ‘love-pat’ establishing a live in Almere, a city 20 km east of Amsterdam. I did this interview with Edwina and Bert together with co-host Dharminder Bihari during the LIVE radio show Easy Fm Expat Radio. We talked about how they met, cultural differences, Dutch ‘inburgering’, her work in The Netherlands and Tips for Trips.
36:52
February 26, 2020
You're from the land of Dracula!
Monica-Adriana Moga is originally from Romania and moved to the USA in 2001 following her husband’s work. She lived in Boston, San Francisco and New York. Then she moved to the UK. Later she came to the Netherlands to do a scholarship program in data analytics at Microsoft in Amsterdam. She first lived in Almere, 20 km east of Amsterdam and later she moved to Rotterdam because of a job opportunity. She is about to leave to the USA again, to Florida, to start a new business in kitchen remodeling, together with a friend of hers. Just before her departure I got to speak with her about her experiences living in The Netherlands.
25:24
February 23, 2020