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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.

Wesocial

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 2 December 2017 in Utrecht to discover how to expand your network.

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”.

PAN Amsterdam - the Art, Antiques and Design Fair of Today

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PAN Amsterdam 2017, the fair of today for art, antiques and design will take place from 19 to 26 November. Every year more than 45,000 art lovers are inspired and tempted by the many thousands of works of art.

Sinterklaas' arrival in the Netherlands

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On Saturday, 18 November 2017, Sinterklaas will arrive in the Netherlands. This year, he will first set foot on the ground in the city of Dokkum in the province of Friesland, ready to meet all of his young friends and even some old ones.

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.

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.

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.



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