Moving to a new country is an adventure. Among the many questions that you undoubtedly have, there are complex as well as simple ones. Where can I do my daily grocery shopping? Where do I find a hairdresser? How can I expand my social network? For example by attending our monthly Meet & Greet!

We hope that the information provided in this category helps you set up your personal and social life as quickly and as smoothly as possible. However, the information given in this chapter is not – and can never be – complete because Twente is a region that has a wealth of worthwhile things to offer. We do hope that this body of information enables you and your family to enjoy a successful career and a rich and fulfilling personal and social life in the Netherlands!

You will find information on everyday life in this section.


Since 2020 the Covid-19 / Corona virus dictates our everyday freedom of movement, both here in the Netherlands and other countries worldwide. The measures however may differ from one country to another and this may rise questions about the local Dutch rules & regulations. To learn more about the current rules and measures we would like to forward you to the following websites. Here you can find information about getting tested, the vaccination program, curfew, lockdown etc.

General national government website
Corona virus dashboard
Vaccination program
Get tested for Corona virus