Amsterdam is the capital and the most densely populated city of the Netherlands. There is a plethora of things you can do in order to better embrace the city atmosphere! Its worldknown museums and historical sights situated next to old canals make Amsterdam one of the most attractive and romantic places in Europe. If you want to enjoy the city view from a canal, you can book your canal cruise on: Amsterdam canal cruises. If you enjoy extreme sightseeing, one of the must-see locations for you will be This is Holland where you get a chance to fly like a bird and see with your own eyes the diversity and the richness of Amsterdam. To book your unforgettable experience, send an email to For those who prefer more traditional ways of getting to know a new city, Amsterdam has plenty of museums to visit. Some of them are Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, Anne Frank House & Amsterdam Museum. To get a free access to more than 400 museums in the Netherlands, you can purchase a museum card. For more information about advantages of it and purchase instructions, use the link: Dutch museums.

Besides being a very touristic place, Amsterdam is also a very comfortable city for living. In order to navigate within a city, you can easily use various types of public transportation. To get train or bus tickets at a lower price, we advise you to get an OV chipkaart which can be used for every type of transport. You can get an anonymous OV chipkaart for free in supermarkets such as Jumbo. To order a personal OV chipkaart, check out the link: OV chipkaart order online. One of the most convenient apps for all types of public transposition is 9292. For android, use the link: 9292 for android. For IOS, use the link: 9292 for IOS.

Coming to the Netherlands, you should keep in mind that there are very strict rules regarding disposal of waste. To see the guidelines for waste disposal in Amsterdam and its districts, please go the municipality website: Disposal of waste in Amsterdam and make sure to download a PDF file with all rules applicable to your particular district.

We know that living on your own in a new city might be challenging. However, Amsterdam has a variety of internationally-oriented social & cultural networks. Some of them are ACCESS (supports expatriates in the Netherlands), British Society of Amsterdam (the oldest expat organisation in the country, offering wide range of activities), Cosmo Polite (organises different events for expatriates) and many more. For more information about communities and groups for internationals, you can check out the website of the Expat Center in Amsterdam:

All in all, we really hope that you will enjoy your stay in Amsterdam and have plenty of memories created! If you have more questions, don’t hesitate to contact us at +31 88 170 3000