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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.

Amsterdam light festival walking route

Top 3 ways to experience the Amsterdam Light Festival

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Each year, Amsterdam becomes a winter wonderland with twinkling, glowing lights along the canals and cobblestone streets during the Amsterdam Light Festival.

Cinekid Festival

Cinekid Festival

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From 14 through 20 October, the Cinekid Film, Television and New Media Festival for children celebrates its 31st anniversary. Taking place in 30 Dutch cities, it covers all aspects of the media industry and offers workshops and masterclasses as well as high-quality media.

Cool Event in Scheveningen

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This winter Scheveningen is the place to be for the ultimate winter sports experience once more. From 12 November 2017 to 14 January 2018 The Hague’s beach resort will be transformed into a true winter wonderland called ‘Cool Event’.

Connecting with new people

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Do you want to learn how to quickly connect with new people on a deeper level, and share your authentic self? Then join the social workshop in Amsterdam, organised by WeSocialCOMMUNITY.

Dutch museums

Museums in the Netherlands

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For such a small country, the Netherlands boasts a breathtakingly wide variety of museums which reflect its rich cultural heritage.

Speed dating

Singles of Amsterdam Speeddate

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If you're wishing to avoid online dating and take a tried and tested approach to finding your perfect match, give speeddating a go! 'Singles of Amsterdam' host their next event on 18 October in the heart of the city.

Dutch Costume Museum

Discover traditional Dutch clothing and culture at the Dutch Costume Museum

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Besides the cuisine, one of the most recognisable features of any culture in the world is its traditional costume. [Contributed by the Dutch Costume Museum]

Kite Festival Scheveningen

Scheveningen Kite Festival

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This annual event is known to the Dutch as 'Vliegerfeest Scheveningen' and will celebrate its 28th anniversay, this September.

Is Amsterdam safe to visit or live

Is Amsterdam safe?

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Is Amsterdam safe to live or visit alone? An expat insider explains how safe Amsterdam is at night and in the red light district, plus areas to avoid and types of crime tourists should watch out for.

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.

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.



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