#1703 – Applying for the Dutch PR

ENGLISH Note: Some information which I may provide via this post may be unreliable, especially in the case if you are reading this post (far) in the future where there always is a possibility of laws/rules changes. And so I personally suggest you to confirm the information to the official bodies governing those matters to obtain more relevant…

#1127 – A Present from Me for Myself

ENGLISH As I mentioned 1.5 months ago, I was giving myself a present in the form of a smartphone because I achieved a target of finding something to do after finishing my Master program, which turned out to be a PhD position. This has been a very lengthy thought and plan for me though, probably…

#1125 – Early Week Tale

ENGLISH Even though still recovering from the stupid flu I caught last weekend, I was feeling much much better on Monday. Residence Permit on Monday I already mentioned a couple of weeks ago that my application for my new residence permit has been successful. However, I still have not gotten the permit card yet and…

#1117 – First Day as An Expatriate

ENGLISH So, officially, as of today, I am an expatriate here in the Netherlands as my working contract as a PhD starts on September 1st. However, as you all know, today is a Saturday and so actually I won’t start working until next Monday (September 3rd); so technically I have not started working yet 😆…

#923 – Weekend Overview

ENGLISH How was my weekend? Well, I wouldn’t say it was the best weekend ever, hahaha 😀 On Friday, I collected my residence permit for my second year in the Netherlands. The process went smoothly, which I was glad. There was a Chinese (I assume :P) guy who also wanted to take his residence permit…