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Top 5 Dutch restaurants in Amsterdam

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The traditional food of the Netherlands has faced a lot of flak for being plain, simple, and perhaps a touch too bland for the international palate – but there are a number of restaurants in Amsterdam that prove those assumptions wrong.

potato farmer

What exactly is a jacket potato?

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A baking hot weekend in Amsterdam, with the promise of sunshine, refreshing drinks and trips to the beach. Carol, a British expat in Amsterdam, tries out a unique restaurant that highlights the humble spud.

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.

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.

Beer Festival Groningen

Beer Festival Groningen

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The seventh edition of the Beer Festival Groningen will run from 19 to 22 April 2017. It will take place in the unusual location of a church; returning to the ‘Martinikerk’ with its beautiful decor.

Where to buy Dutch ice-cream

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Where to buy the best ice-cream in the Netherlands according to Expatica readers.

10 tips on how to eat healthy on flights

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Helpful advice for frequent expat travellers who want to keep their healthy eating habits while travelling on an airplane and stay away from some less than appetising plane food.

Indonesian food in the Netherlands

Awesome Amsterdam: A guide to Dutch-Indonesian cuisine

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Dutch-Indonesian fusion food has become an integral part of the Dutch diet. Here's a guide to the Dutch favourites of Indonesian food in the Netherlands.

Best restaurants in Rotterdam

The best restaurants in Rotterdam’s rising culinary scene

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Rotterdam is known as a pioneer for modernity but the city has also grown into a centre for mouth-watering international cuisine.

Best hamburgers

Awesome Amsterdam: 15 best burgers in Amsterdam

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Awesome Amsterdam has done the hard work of sampling Amsterdam's best hamburgers for you – here they list their top hamburger joints in the Dutch capital.

Bitterballenbruid: Top Dutch snack foods

Bitterballenbruid: Top Dutch snack foods

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Expat Hayley soon learned how much the healthy Dutch love their fried foods, and explores the many delicious snacks that the Dutch have made their own.

5 foods happy people eat

5 foods happy people eat

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Joyce Bergsma from EatLiveLovefood takes us through the five top foods that keep us healthy and happy. [Contributed by EatLiveLoveFood]

hot chocolate

Best hot chocolate in Amsterdam

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One upside to biking in the winter is the guilt-free licence to drink gallons of chocolate. Need to warm up? Visit our favourite hot chocolate places!

Amsterdam Mamas: Our favourite brunch in the city

Amsterdam Mamas: Our favourite brunch in the city

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Looking for brunch in Amsterdam? We’ve collected some of the Mamas favourite places for you.

Amsterdam Tasting Houses

Amsterdam Tasting Houses

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Eleni takes us on a tour of Wynand Fockink and Cafe Heffer.



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