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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.

Dutch Ice Sculpture Festival Zwolle

Dutch Ice Sculpture Festival Zwolle

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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.

Dickens Festival in Deventer

Visit the Dickens Festival in Deventer - 16th and 17th of December 2017

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Enjoy the atmosphere on the Christmas market and excellent food and drinks, and witness how the magical world of Charles Dickens comes to life.

Top 10 Christmas markets in and around Amsterdam

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Throughout the month of the December, the Netherlands overflows with Christmas cheer. Markets become more than a place to buy food and trinkets – they become a place to warm up with glühwein and oliebollen, find the perfect gifts for friends and family, and spend time with those you love.

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.

Cat Event Rotterdam

Cat Love - Nine lives in the art

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The exhibition ‘Cat Love. Nine lives in art’ is a family exhibition focusing on man's attraction to cats. For ages, our favourite hairy muse with its thick coat of fur, long whiskers and rebellious behaviour has been a source of inspiration for artists.

Christmas circus

World Christmas Circus, Amsterdam

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The World Christmas Circus, in Royal Theatre Carre from 21 December 2017 until 7 January 2018, features the most artists ever seen in the program, living up to its slogan “The largest program ever”.

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.

Cool Event in Scheveningen

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’.

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.

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.



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