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Two too many

Local band review: Can’t get enough of Amsterdam’s Two Too Many

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Amsterdam-based rock band Two Too Many performed at Rock Club the Cave on 31 March, and expat Carol Moore was there to catch it.

Nijmeegse Vierdaagse

International Nijmegen march 'Nijmeegse vierdaagse' attracts crowds once ag...

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Discover the oldest city of the Netherlands at the International 'Nijmeegse Vierdaagse' March, nicknamed 'The Walk of the World' will start on Tuesday, 17 July. Even if you are not a walker, you can join the many festivities along the route.

Insider's Guide to Amsterdam

Insider’s Guide to Amsterdam

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Looking to avoid the tourist traps in Amsterdam and experience the city like an insider? Find the roads less travelled with our local’s guide to Amsterdam.

Launching expat pop and musical choir Vocality

Launching expat pop and musical choir “Vocality”

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In March this year a new choir for expats in the Rotterdam / The Hague area will begin.

Top Amsterdam attractions

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.

Dutch European Heritage Days

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During the Dutch European Heritage Days 2018 (Open Monumentendag), held on 8 and 9 September, about 4,000 historical buildings and sites are open to the public free of charge.

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.

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.

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.

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 and celebrations 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!

Undutchables' Eurovision Song Festival Party: An evening in the Orient

Undutchables' Eurovision Song Festival Party: An evening in the Orient

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Join the Undutchables team and internationals from all over the world for one of the most exciting parties of the year. On 13 May 2017 they will be hosting their annual Eurovision Songfestival party. The theme for this year is 'An evening in the Orient'.

Ice skating amsterdam

Ice-skating in Amsterdam and the Netherlands

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It's not everyday you can go ice skating in Amsterdam's canals but when the Lowlands freeze, there’s only one thing everyone wants to do — go natural ice skating!

Dutch winter events

A guide to Dutch winter events

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Keep your spirits warm during the cold weather with our guide to the best Dutch winter events, from Dutch Christmas markets, fairs and winter wonderland festivals.



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