The Expatica site is incredibly easy to use and has local sites in a number of countries including my present home, the Netherlands.
Registering is easier than finding a kebab shop in Amsterdam East.
Having communicated the next step is where to go for a first date.
Always choose to meet somewhere that will be busy and well populated.
If you live in Amsterdam IJburg, I’m afraid that you’ll have to leave the Island. I would advise against going for dinner on the first date as if it doesn’t work out for either of you, you’re stuck for the whole evening. The Shallow Man’s first date location recommendations.
Whatever you do, don’t take your date to somewhere quiet. MOMO, great if you’re into wildlife documentaries, plenty of lions and antelope hunting each other.
Having browsed through a number of profile photos the Shallow Man advises the following.
Be as honest as is reasonable when describing what you are looking for in a compatible match.
The Expat herd tend to flock online, (Don’t’ say that too quickly) to the Expatica dating site which is the best place found by the Shallow Man for online dating in Amsterdam.
It’s great not only to meet Expats but open minded locals as well.