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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.

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]

Maastricht aan tafel

Culinary festival - 'Maastricht aan Tafel'

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Let your taste buds loose at this spectacular food festival in the well-loved Southern city of Maastricht. This year the event will be held from 6 to 10 August.

Grachtenfestival Amsterdam

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Grachtenfestival Amsterdam (Canal Festival) is an annual event of classical music held at locations around the centre of Amsterdam, with offshoots in other parts of town such as North of the IJ. The 2017 edition will take place from 11 to 20 August.

National Dutch Theatre Festival

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During its eleven-day run the National Dutch Theatre Festival will be presenting the best theatre shows of the season.

Jobs for expats

Find jobs for expats at the Expat Fair

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If you're in search of jobs for English speakers in the Netherlands then the Expat Fair for Internationals' new theme 'Jobs for Expats' could be your key to success.

De Parade 2015

Theatre, dance and music festival De Parade 2017 to finish strong in Amster...

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This summer, the 27th edition of the Parade theatre festival tours the Netherlands, visiting Rotterdam, The Hague, Utrecht and Amsterdam with a rich array of artistic surprises in tow.

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.

Expat Fair: Moving to the Netherlands

"i am not a tourist" Expat Fair

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Learn Dutch, taste delicious Dutch cuisine, join clubs and groups, make new connections, discover the secret to buying a house in the Netherlands and more, at one of the top events in 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.

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.

best christmas markets in Europe

European Christmas markets: A guide to the best Christmas markets in Europe

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‘Tis the season for Christmas carols, Santa, mulled wine and European Christmas markets. Head to some of the best European markets at Christmas to discover on holiday.

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 on this Dutch public holiday.



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