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Eindhoven Nightlife

Eindhoven Nightlife

One of the best things about the Eindhoven social scene is its diversity. Whether you are looking for a place to have lunch with friends, spend a…

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Working in Eindhoven

Working in Eindhoven

Any number of things may have brought you to Eindhoven. Perhaps you are staying for a few years to study, or you've decided to settle here for a…

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Where to go for a cooling down?

Where to go for a cooling down?

Sometimes it can get hot in the Netherlands. The last couple of years summer hasn't arrived when we expected it, but it surprised us at the strangest…

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Carnaval celebrations in Eindhoven in 2017

Carnaval celebrations in Eindhoven in 2017

Carnaval (Carnival) in 2017 takes place from Friday February 24th until Tuesday February 28th. It is a Catholic tradition celebrating the week before…

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Social clubs in Eindhoven

Social clubs in Eindhoven

When living in Eindhoven as an international it's always good to know that there are many opportunities to get to know new people. Below we've listed…

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Student Life in Eindhoven

Student Life in Eindhoven

Since there's a lot of opportunities for people from abroad to study in Eindhoven, it's very likely that you're one of the many foreign students in…

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Live Music in Eindhoven

Live Music in Eindhoven

When thoughts of Eindhoven come to mind many visitors think of the industry and technology centres like DAF, Philips and ASML that have made this…

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Best Places 2015

Best Places 2015

As a newcomer in the city of course you would like to know where the best options are for a good place to stay, to eat, to have a drink, to shop, to…

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Warm Welcome

Warm Welcome

Eindhoven is probably not the first city you would think of exploring when coming to the Netherlands, but it's definitely worth a visit. The city…

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Shop and stroll along the stalls

Shop and stroll along the stalls

Every Saturday, a wide array of people descend upon the bustling open-air market at Kruisstraat, Eindhoven. It's a busy and extensive marketplace…

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Festivals in Eindhoven

Festivals in Eindhoven

While there is always something going on in Eindhoven (which you can check in our events calendar), there are several occasions throughout the year…

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Green Eindhoven

Green Eindhoven

There are plenty of green spaces in Eindhoven for lovers of the great outdoors, and most are located close to the city centre. Two such spaces…

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What do you call this country, anyway?

What do you call this country, anyway?

When planning your visit to this country, did you say, 'I'm going to the Netherlands' or 'I'm going to Holland'? What about the name of the national…

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Where to stay or live in Eindhoven?

Where to stay or live in Eindhoven?

If you come over to Eindhoven to live here for a short time, longer period, or forever (you'll never know!), you'll find yourself looking for a place…

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Long Live The King!

Long Live The King!

King's Day (or 'Koningsdag' in Dutch) is a national holiday in the Kingdom of the Netherlands. It's celebrated on April 27th, the birthday of King…

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PSV Eindhoven Football Club

PSV Eindhoven Football Club

PSV is the major football club in Eindhoven, playing in the Dutch Premier League. The other professional football club is FC Eindhoven, which plays…

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The Power of Philips!

The Power of Philips!

It's hard to relate the recent history of Eindhoven without mentioning Philips, the multinational technology company that was founded in the city.…

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Time for Dutch Design!

Time for Dutch Design!

Dutch Design Week is Eindhoven's cultural pride. It's the largest design event in the Netherlands and it offers 9 days of events and activities…

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Free Printed Guide Maps by Eindhoven Life

Free Printed Guide Maps by Eindhoven Life

20/09/12 update: The third edition of the Eindhoven Life Guide is out now! With new additions Strijp-S, coloured markers on the map, a bright white…

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The Blob!

The Blob!

This 5-storey Blob building which sits at the center of Eindhoven has been created to be an icon. Designed by Italian Massimiliano Fuksas, it is an…

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The Hub Eindhoven for Expats in Eindhoven

The Hub Eindhoven for Expats in Eindhoven

The city of Eindhoven is attracting more and more international knowledge workers and students who come to the region to study at one of the…

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GLOW: Light, Art and Architecture combined

GLOW: Light, Art and Architecture combined

GLOW is a special event around Light in Art and Architecture. In this event artists use artificial light to change or enhance parts of our already…

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Come fly with us!

Come fly with us!

Eindhoven Airport (EIN), the second largest in the Netherlands, lies, just over 4 km west of the city centre. The airport served 3.9 million…

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Buy yourself a street in Eindhoven

Buy yourself a street in Eindhoven

Not for real of course (unless you just won the lottery), but in the Monopoly board game! If you've ever played the original Dutch Monopoly game, you…

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Remembrance & Celebration on May 4th and 5th

Remembrance & Celebration on May 4th and 5th

This time of the year is full of cheerful happenings in the Netherlands. There's Kingsday (big in Eindhoven) on April 27th, and Liberation Day…

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Strijp-S, where the past meets the future

Strijp-S, where the past meets the future

Are you someone who likes industrial heritage or urban design? Then make sure you visit our Strijp-S district! The 66 acres of land are a new and…

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Innovation brews away intensely...

Innovation brews away intensely...

... at High Tech Campus Eindhoven. So what goes on there? It's been described as an R&D ecosystem of more than 100 companies and institutes, with…

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Eindhoven, Eindhoven

Eindhoven, Eindhoven

Eindhoven is not only inspiring for designers, technicians, artists and sports people, also some of our own musicians got inspired by the city and…

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Evoluon - an evolving icon

Evoluon - an evolving icon

Visitors to Eindhoven might be surprised to find a UFO-like structure on the city skyline. That came into being thanks to a commission made by Frits…

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Dutch Technology Week 2015

Dutch Technology Week 2015

In June 2011 Eindhoven got named "Intelligent Community of the Year". As you know many of those smart people, companies and organisations in the…

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Looking for a B&B in the city?

Looking for a B&B in the city?

Eindhoven has many different options for accommodation in the city. Whether you're coming over for one night, a weekend, a week, month or even…

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Dancing in Eindhoven, get your groove on!

Dancing in Eindhoven, get your groove on!

Salsa dancing has been very popular in Eindhoven for years. Eindhoven has a varied offering of dance schools so you can be a pro in no -time! The…

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Join our team!

Join our team!

Local Life Eindhoven has a free position for an: Enthusiastic Marketing/Communications Intern (CLOSED) What you will learn: We are continuously…

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The Eindhoven Coffee Experience

The Eindhoven Coffee Experience

With Dutch coffee consumption among the highest in the world, it's no surprise that this caffeinated commodity is easily available throughout the…

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Services for expats

Services for expats

When you're about to move to a new country or when you have just moved, there are a lot of things to arrange. This isn't any different when you come…

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Culture Overview

Culture Overview

Eindhoven is the heartland of Dutch design, and as such has gained a (worthy) reputation of having an eye for all things aesthetically pleasing. The…

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Strijp-R, an Eindhoven hotspot!

Strijp-R, an Eindhoven hotspot!

If you’re an urban explorer and like the industrial design locations in Eindhoven, you should not miss Strijp R. This place houses one of the…

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Top 10 things in Eindhoven for Expats

Top 10 things in Eindhoven for Expats

In case you're wondering why to come live here, in this article we've listed the top 10 things that make Eindhoven a top destination for expats: 1.…

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Experiences with locals in Eindhoven

Experiences with locals in Eindhoven

Whether you're in Eindhoven for just a short amount of time or whether you've moved over here for a longer period, you want to get the best out of it!

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Get a Feel for the city!

Get a Feel for the city!

  In this article we’ve randomly selected a couple of interesting areas that you might want to find out more about. Because Eindhoven has…

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Best Places 2014

Best Places 2014

Visit our page about the winners of the 2015 Best Places awards as well! The 2014 Best Places awards went to: Hotels & Beds:3BEHoliday InnHotel…

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