Find the best souvenir, a unique vintage dress or the latest designer handbag in Amsterdam, hunt for antiques, score some limited-edition trainers or the newest interior design gem. With everything from multi-storey department stores to exclusive boutiques, Amsterdam inspires even the most discerning shopper. And part of the charm of the shopping experience in Amsterdam is the lovely neighbourhoods you’ll often discover along the way.

Top 10 arty coffee houses

Amsterdam is full of great art museums and galleries, and there is certainly no shortage of cool cafés, either. But what about combining the two? In a...

Royal Christmas Fair

Lange Voorhout
Lange Voorhout
12/12/2019 - 23/12/2019
The Hague has a Christmas market: the Royal Christmas Fair. Twinkling lights and familiar Christmas carols at the Lange Voorhout a...

Amsterdam Centrum

In addition to the world-famous historic Canal Ring, Amsterdam's City Centre district ('Centrum') is home to a host of renowned museums, charming and ...


The Jordaan is possibly the most famous neighbourhood in the Netherlands. Akin to the reputation enjoyed by London’s Cockneys, this once working-class...