Once you are with them: honest and generous people It was quite a struggle. That said, it is not uncommon to round up a bill to the nearest whole euro or leave extra small coins (slightly more for larger bills) if you feel you've received very good service. Punctuality for meetings is taken extremely seriously. Relatively few women work outside the house full-time as compared to many other cultures. Even pricey Scandinavia has tipping practices which vary from country to country. They are private people and do not put their possessions or emotions on display. You may be shown to a particular n generally remain standing until all the women have taken their seats. Most Dutch only use first names with family and close friends. There is a great balance in Amsterdam and it's working so people keep. They are just more practical than other cultures.
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The Dutch Language, dutch, the official language, is spoken by around 90 of the population. As is the case in most European destinations, adding gratuity to a bill is optional and therefore not necessarily expected. ethnic Make-up: Dutch 83, other 17 (of which 9 are non-Western origin mainly Turks, Moroccans, Antilleans, Surinamese and Indonesians) (1999 est.). It showed them that (despite my dash through the country so quickly) I was serious about getting to know them, and if I made that investment in them, then perhaps it was worth giving me the benefit of the doubt and investing in finding out. There is practically no abject poverty in the country because of the social programs, which, however, also increase the tax burden on workers. Wine is not a good gift if invited for dinner, as the host may already have selected the wines for dinner. The Dutch are extremely direct in their communication. The salary structure for employees in the service industries in Amsterdam (e.g., food servers, taxi drivers, hotel bellhops) is much different than, for example, that of their American counterparts. Why would you when the person is just passing through? Speaking the language definitely enriched my experience there. The Agenda They are so social in fact, that they need to organise themselves to make sure they can fit government Sysems everyone in to their active weeks.