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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.

National Tulip Day

National Tulip Day

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The Dutch tulip season officially gets underway in January every year as the National Tulip Day comes to town! Everyone is invited to pick their own tulip for free from a specially constructed ‘picking garden’ at Amsterdam’s Dam Square.

International Film Festival Rotterdam

47th edition of International Film Festival Rotterdam

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International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) offers a high-quality line-up of carefully selected fiction and documentary feature films, short films and media art.

Dutch Ice Sculpture Festival Zwolle Cancelled

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The world’s best ice sculptors create a spectacular exhibition in the IJsselhallen in Zwolle, starting 23 December 2017 until 4 March 2018 has been cancelled.

Coaching Workshop on how to meet new people as an expat

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Research by the leading news site Huffington Post suggests that we are currently in the “age of loneliness.” Join this event hosted by WeSocial on 20 January 2018 in Eindhoven to discover how to expand your network.

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.

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.

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.

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.



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