CultureShock! Netherlands contains all the essential information that will help you settle effortlessly into the land renowned for its tulips. Discover the importance of the country's many windmills, canals, polders and dykes and understand how the amazing feats of hydraulic engineering have shaped the physical landscape. Learn more about the Dutch people, their Calvinist attitude to work and the concepts of overleg and gezelliheid. Benefit from the practical advice on housing, transportation and education as well as the information about the many cultural activities the country has to offer.