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Top 10 places to visit in the Netherlands

Top 10 places to visit in the Netherlands


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.

Top Amsterdam attractions

Top 10 things to do in Amsterdam


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.

Carnival in the Netherlands

The best places to celebrate Dutch carnival


Dutch carnival is celebrated with colour, frivolity – and reckless abandon. Join the Dutch as they let loose at the best carnival events in the Netherlands in 2017.

Drama festival Netherlands

SPRING performing arts festival


SPRING brings together contemporary performances by (inter)national choreographers and theatre makers. Join the festival in Utrecht this May and enjoy a variety of creative wonders.

Mandala North Brabant

Mandala, the adventurous sleepover festival


Three days and nights with arts, music, theatre, wellness and more. Experience the Mandala festival from 9-11 June 2017 at Holiday Park de Bergen in North Brabant, the Netherlands.

Vondelpark Open Air Theatre


From May to late September every year, the Vondelpark Open Air Theatre presents a five-month programme packed with dance, cabaret, jazz, children's theatre, stand-up comedy and all genres of music.

Blue Boat tops Amsterdam’s best canal cruises: top 10


One of the first must-dos during a trip to Amsterdam is a tour of the world-famous canals. There’s plenty of opportunity, too, as you’re surrounded by dozens of options once you step into the city. But there is one that stands out: Blue Boat. [Contributed by Blue Boat]

Amsterdam canal cruise

Top 7 reasons to take an Amsterdam canal cruise


Yes, going on a canal cruise in Amsterdam is something that all the tourists do, but it’s for a very good reason—or several of them.

Hilversum 10km City Run

Hilversum City Run


Join the Hilversum City Run on 2 April 2017 to welcome the Spring and begin your sportive season. Join fellow men, women and children at this family friendly event.

Rotterdam Fairground

Rotterdam Fun Fair


Visit Rotterdam Fun Fair between 15 April and 7 May 2017 to experience the thrill of a variety of rides, attractions, and delicious food and treats.

Things to do in Antwerp

Antwerp, more than just diamonds and chocolates


There's more to do in Antwerp than just chocolate and diamonds; here are five things to do in Antwerp that will make you fall in love with the city.

Career in the Netherlands

Expatica’s “i am not a tourist” Job Fair 2017, WTC Amsterdam

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The “i am not a tourist” Job Fair for internationals returns for its eighth edition on Saturday 20 May 2017 at the World Trade Center in Amsterdam. It’s the event for pursuing an international career in the Netherlands! Order your tickets online now for a €5 discount.

Poparts Festival in Amsterdam

International Pop Arts Festival


From Tuesday 18 April until Sunday 23 April 2017, the seventh edition of Pop Arts will take place in Theater Bellevue, De Krakeling, and Flemish Art Centre De Brakke Grond in the countries capital Amsterdam. For six days the festival offers a full programme with performances from the Netherlands and...

Marathon in Rotterdam

Rotterdam Marathon


The 37th NN Marathon Rotterdam takes place during the weekend of Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 April 2017. The world’s top athletes, as well as thousands of runners from home, and abroad, get to experience what it’s like to finish on the renowned Coolsingel in the city.

English comedy

Utrecht International Comedy Festival


Let’s face it: stand-up comedy just sounds better in English. The Utrecht International Comedy Festival organisers couldn’t agree more. That’s why on Friday 31 March and Saturday 1 April 2017, they have invited some of the hottest English-speaking comedians to entertain you.

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