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Finding our feet in Noord-Limburg: a city family's transition

Reasons behind the decision to relocate to the country side

Nov. 1, 2022 -

This month marked "the big move": relocating my family from Amsterdam to Noord-Limburg's countryside. Motivated by my wife's longing for her roots and our desire for space, the timing felt right. As our oldest child neared four years and primary school, we considered embracing the countryside lifestyle. Would trading Amsterdam's bustle for a new pace be rewarding? Read on!

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