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When travel was fun: Visiting the Dutch Aviodrome


Far from today's budget airlines that cram in passengers and luggage, travel was once a unique experience, as expat Amanda discovered at the Dutch Aviodrome.

Best canal terraces Amsterdam

Awesome Amsterdam: 10 best waterfront terraces in Amsterdam


When the sun comes out in Amsterdam, everyone flocks outside to soak up the sun before it disappears – join them at one of Amsterdam's top canal terraces.

The Holland Handbook: Places undiscovered by the masses

The Holland Handbook: Places undiscovered by the masses


From the Dutch 'Stonehenge' and a 44-acre open air museum, to a living-room planetarium and dolphin station: here are the top undiscovered places recommended by the Dutch.

Top picnic spots Amsterdam

10 best picnic spots in and around Amsterdam


For those miraculous days where the sun shines, Mariah McKenna seeks out the 10 best spots for a picnic in and around Amsterdam.

Dutch ice-cream

Where to buy Dutch ice-cream


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

Top 5 European destinations for the best beach vacations


The top European vacations are packed for the summer – but you can still find peace and privacy in easyJet’s pick of top European destinations to travel in September and October.

Top 10 bars to rock in Amsterdam


Erotic museums, red-lit doorways and drugs are easy to find in Amsterdam – but a good rock bar is a bit harder. Here are the 10 best bars to rock in Amsterdam.

How to eat healthy in flights

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.

Swimming Amsterdam

Awesome Amsterdam: Swimming in and around Amsterdam


Summer is finally here but is it hot enough for a swim? Here are some hot spots where you can swim in style in Amsterdam.

Things to do in Amsterdam

11 ways to cure your hangover in Amsterdam


Amsterdam is wild by night – and not bad the next day either, if you have a few local tips on where to find a killer brunch or chocolate rotisserie.

Where the yoga is hot

Where the yoga is hot


Yoga in the Netherlands is booming, not surprising perhaps for a nation whose healthcare philosophy is based on prevention over cure.

Vintage shops Amsterdam

Awesome Amsterdam: Best vintage clothing shops in Amsterdam


Find your vintage haven in Amsterdam, from shops dedicated to frocks and dress-ups to clothing, accessories and even decor and furniture.

Indonesian food in the Netherlands

Awesome Amsterdam: A guide to Dutch-Indonesian cuisine


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.

Top sites in Rotterdam

Top 10 reasons you need to see Rotterdam's architecture


Rotterdam’s rising skyline has become an icon in the world of architecture and tourism; here are Rotterdam's top 10 sites to visit.

Top 10 cafes Amsterdam

Awesome Amsterdam: 10 'gezelligheid' cafes with fireplaces


When it's cold and grey outside, warm yourself by a fireplace in any of these top 10 'gezelligheid' cafes recommended by Awesome Amsterdam.

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