Expat Community: Meet Thulani

We helped Thulani to move all the way from South Africa to the Netherlands and asked him some questions about his experience!

What is your full name?

Thulani Mahamba-Sithole

Where did you move from?

South Africa

Where do you live now?

Amsterdam, the Netherlands

What made you decide to move to the Netherlands?

I moved because of my relationship.

How did you find transitioning to living in a foreign country?

The transition has been smooth so far.

What do you find typically Dutch?

The straightforwardness of the people and its consensus culture.

What has been the best part of your move?

This definitely has to be the great public transportation throughout the whole country.

What has been the hardest part of your expat experience so far?

At times, the language barrier can be a bit of an obstacle.

What would you have done differently?

Actually, nothing comes to mind.

Any last words or pieces of advice? 

You should always treat your new place as home!

Can we help you?

Contact us at the nearest Expat Management Group office or submit a contactform.