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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.

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.

Streaming Services

Watch your home country's TV abroad: a guide to international streaming ser...

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With content delivery services that offer access to your favourite TV programmes from your home country around the world, living abroad has never been easier.

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.

Over het IJ Festival: 10 days of adventurous theatre

Over het IJ Festival: 10 days of adventurous theatre

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From 14 to 23 July, new and established theatre producers will examine life stories and special places around Amsterdam at the 25th edition of 'Over het IJ Festival'.

Jazz Maastricht Festival

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Jazz Maastricht is as concerned with jazz as it is with the city of Maastricht. A varied programme of activities aims to strengthen the creative and international climate in the Dutch city. The festival will be held from 9 March to 13 May 2017.

The best places to celebrate Dutch carnival

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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 2018.

Top 10 Dutch festivals

Top 10 festivals in the Netherlands

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Watch the Netherlands burst into colour in this array of top 10 Dutch festivals that celebrate everything from flowers to fireworks.

Van Gogh in the Netherlands

Walking in the footsteps of Vincent van Gogh

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This year has been dedicated to the famous Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh, celebrating 125 years of inspiration since his death.

The Holland Handbook: Culture in the Netherlands

The Holland Handbook: A dose of Dutch culture

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Immerse yourself in all aspects of Dutch culture with this brief overview of the many festivals, monuments, exhibits, and museums that showcase culture in the Netherlands.

The Culture Trip: The renovated Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam

The Culture Trip: The renovated Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam

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Jacobien Breukink analyses the renovated Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam to see if it maintains its title as one of Amsterdam's best museums.

The Culture Trip: The artistic soul of Maastricht

The Culture Trip: The artistic soul of Maastricht

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Besides being the sunniest city in the Netherlands, Claudia Costa discovers Maastricht is an uniquely cultural metropolis hosting many artistic events.

Cinemas in Amsterdam

What's up with Amsterdam: Art film cinemas

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With Amsterdam's quirky range of art film cinemas, you'll find classics, documentaries, short films, animations, independent films, and world cinema to choose from on a rainy day.

The Expatriate Archive Centre: a second home for expats

The Expatriate Archive Centre: a second home for expats

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The Expatriate Archive Centre in The Hague has been collecting expat experiences from all over the world since 2006. In the last 18 months the collection has almost doubled.

Maastricht's world class showcase for art and antiques

Maastricht's world class showcase for art and antiques

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The Antiques Diva tells us what Netherlands-based Tefaf is about—and why any serious antiques collector shouldn’t miss this leading European fine arts fair, which runs from 10 - 19 March 2017.



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