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Top 10 things to do in Amsterdam

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Amsterdam's top attractions range from quirky to futuristic. Get stuck into Amsterdam tourism with this list of top things to do and see in the Dutch capital.

Top 10 places to visit in the Netherlands

Top 10 places to visit in the Netherlands

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From atmospheric cellar bars and historic windmills to tulip fields and world-renown art, discover the delights of the top things to do in the Netherlands.

Groups and clubs for expats in the Netherlands

Groups and clubs for expats in the Netherlands

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There are groups and clubs covering all interests and nationalities to help expats in the Netherlands meet new people, make friends and settle into Dutch life.

Expat Fair: Moving to the Netherlands

"i am not a tourist" Expat Fair

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Learn Dutch, taste delicious Dutch cuisine, join clubs and groups, make new connections, discover the secret to buying a house in the Netherlands and more, at one of the top events in Amsterdam.

Cheese markets Netherlands

The top cheese markets in the Netherlands: Alkmaar, Edam, Gouda and Woerden

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Tradition runs deep at Dutch cheese markets, on top of selling world renown cheeses. Discover the most famous cheese markets in the Netherlands at Alkmaar, Edam, Gouda and Woerden.

Rotterdam Unlimited

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Rotterdam is a city where no less than 186 different nationalities are living together. A highlight on the Rotterdam agenda, celebrate cosmopolitan diversity and visit Rotterdam for the well-loved Unlimited Festival from 25 - 29 July 2017.

Flowently Dutch language crawl

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New in town & language? Join the Flowently Dutch language crawl. [Contributed by Flowently]

Pride Amsterdam

Pride Amsterdam

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Between 29 July and 6 August 2017 the city of Amsterdam will explode with colour. Join people from all walks of life in the Dutch city to celebrate individuality and gay pride.

Free things to do in Amsterdam

Free things in Amsterdam: Discovering 'unique' Amsterdam for free

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Amsterdam is reputedly expensive – but not if you know where to find discover 'free Amsterdam'. Here is an insider's list of unique free things to do in Amsterdam.

best christmas markets in Europe

European Christmas markets: A guide to the best Christmas markets in Europe

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‘Tis the season for Christmas carols, Santa, mulled wine and European Christmas markets. Head to some of the best European markets at Christmas to discover on holiday.

Is Amsterdam safe to visit or live

Is Amsterdam safe?

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Are you worried about whether Amsterdam is a safe place to live in or visit? Learn more about how safe Amsterdam is at night, it's red light district, and if there's crime in the city.

Celebrating Liberation Day in the Netherlands

Celebrating Liberation Day in the Netherlands

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Every 5 May, the Netherlands marks the end of Nazi Germany occupation during World War II with a range of events on this Dutch public holiday.

King's Day festival

King's Day festival – in 15 facts and numbers

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King's Day festival is perhaps the world's biggest monarch party and certainly the craziest. Learn more about the unique King's Day festival – in 15 facts and numbers.

King's Day

Koningsdag guide: How to survive the 'orange craze' of Dutch King's Day

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How can you get ready for the 'Koningsdag' wave of 'oranjegekte' that hits the Netherlands on King's Day on 27 April? Long live Koningsdag!

Stay in a castle

Stay in a castle: 25 of the best castles to stay in Europe

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Staying in a castle gets you closer to royalty, celebrities, legends – and ghosts? Here are 25 of best castles to stay in Europe for a romantic, royal or spooky adventure.



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