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Shopping in Amsterdam

Whether you’re in Amsterdam for a romantic retreat or relaxing getaway, be sure to make the most of shopping in Amsterdam with Global Blue Tax Free services. Spend over €50 to save up to 16% on all purchases.


Street Style

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 spring/summer 2014 Street Style

Amsterdam Fashion Week SS14 Street Style: the best accessories

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

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,...


Joost Doeswijk and Elza Wandler

Our Amsterdam favourites: Joost Doeswijk and Elza Wandler

Go shopping in Amsterdam with Joost Doeswijk and Elza Wandler, founders of the Atelier de ...

Apple computers history

The history of Apple Mac computers in pictures

Take a look at the evolution of Apple’s popular desktop models from 1998 to today


Suitsupply autumn/winter 2014/15

In focus: Suitsupply

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


Exploring the Nine Streets district in Amsterdam

How the area became a hub for fashion, lifestyle and eating out

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

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

Top 10 facts about Amsterdam

From its famous canals and charming buildings to its great tax-free shopping, here are 10 fascinating facts about Amsterdam

Laundry Industry

Seven best boutiques in Amsterdam

The coolest, most fashionable and best-value boutiques in Amsterdam