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Shopping in Holland

Cycling, charming canals and concept stores can all be found in the Netherlands. Be sure to make the most of shopping in Holland with Global Blue Tax Free services. Spend over €50 to save up to 16% on all purchases.


Street Style

Amsterdam Fashion Week spring/summer 2014 Street Style

Amsterdam Fashion Week SS14: Accessories

We got up close and personal with the attendees at the new-season spring/summer showc...

Amsterdam Fashion Week Street Style: Accessories

Amsterdam Fashion Week Street Style: Accessories

Take a look at our pick of the best ways to add that special detail to any outfit, st...

Amsterdam Fashion Week Street Style: Best dressed

Amsterdam Fashion Week Street Style: Best dressed

Get some inspiration for your summer wardrobe with our pick of the best-dressed show ...

Amsterdam Fashion Week Street Style: Outerwear

Amsterdam Fashion Week Street Style: Outerwear

Looking for a stylish cover-up or coat to keep off the summer chill? Look no further,...


Jelly Belly factory, Fairfield, California

7 of the world’s best candy shops

We have selected seven of the best sweet shops across the globe

Stay smart this summer: the man edit

Soft colours accented with navy keep formal dressing fresh and fashionable


black sheep road amsterdam

In Store at Black Sheep Road

We get the lowdown on what makes this concept store so unique

Suitsupply autumn/winter 2014/15

In focus: Suitsupply

When it comes to tailoring, one innovative Amsterdam brand is taking the world by storm. R...

City Guides

Amsterdam Light Festival
Watch the city light up. From 27 November to 18 January the Amsterdam Light Festival takes place. The extensive programme sees the city centre and its canals transformed with a series of light sculptures, projections and installations by contemporary artists. This year’s theme, A Bright City, gives Amsterdam an instant festive makeover  

What to see and do in Amsterdam this winter

We run down the 7 best events to soak up the yuletide atmosphere

Bas Kosters

My Amsterdam favourites: Bas Kosters

Amsterdam shopping tips from local designer Bas Kosters

Explore one of Amsterdam's many canals

Amsterdam's best-kept secrets

Holland's most visited city offers an array of hidden attractions for adventurous travellers looking to head off the beaten track

Take a bike ride
An extensive network of cycle paths makes Amsterdam the most bicycle-friendly capital in the world. Join the city’s proud cycling culture and explore Amsterdam’s sights on two wheels. For beginners, there are biking tours just north of the capital

Top 7 things to do in Amsterdam

The ultimate guide to the best museums, galleries and attractions in Amsterdam