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I want to move to Amsterdam!

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1. Posted by lalalisa423 (Budding Member 2 posts) 5y Star this if you like it!

Hey everyone! I live in Seattle, WA and I'm looking to move to Amsterdam. Got most of my paperwork in order for citizenship, just need to find a roommate now. I thought maybe there was someone else on here who is also looking to move and needs a roommate? Or maybe your already in Amsterdam and you will be needing a roommate? I will be there by the end of this year, 2012. Does anyone have any advice on finding somewhere to live or finding work/school in Amsterdam? I have been there twice so I know somewhat what I'm in for, but visiting is way different than moving there. Any advice would be appreciated. And I would also like to meet cool people for friends once I get there, so if your a cool person and not even looking for a roommate or anything I would still love a reply!! Thanks you guys!

2. Posted by Jayb206 (Budding Member 3 posts) 5y Star this if you like it!


That sounds really exciting! I love Amsterdam and would love to live there but I would have absolutely no idea how to go about it! Have you got a job lined up etc? I am sorry, I can't really help with your situation but I wish you the best of luck, it will be fantastic and it's a really brave thing to do! Take care!

Jaimie x

3. Posted by EuropeBound6 (Budding Member 3 posts) 5y Star this if you like it!


That sounds awesome! My friends and I are doing a similar thing, except there will be six of us! Haha, I don't have any advice for you, but that sounds absolutely awesome! Good luck!

4. Posted by laurim (Respected Member 260 posts) 5y Star this if you like it!

How much does an apartment cost in Amsterdam? I thought it was an expensive place to live.

I found a website that gives cost of living data for cities all over the world: numbeo (dot) com

Might help you look before you leap, since young people aren't always good at that ;)

[ Edit: Edited on 28-May-2012, at 11:00 by laurim ]

5. Posted by lalalisa423 (Budding Member 2 posts) 5y Star this if you like it!

Jayb206- Thank you for the good luck! I don't have a job lined up yet but I've got my EU citizenship so I need all the luck I can get! =)

EuropeBound6- Thanks for the luck as well! Wow six people! When are you guys doing that? Would be great to know some other people in the same situation once I get there =)

Laurim- Yeah its pretty expensive, I'm thinking I'll rent a room at first (like 400-500EUR) and hopefully find a roommmate after that or my own small place. Thanks for that website! =)