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Hoi! I'm Am, serial wanderer and believer in life without borders. Expat Travel Diaries chronicles the challenges and beauty I encounter while living abroad. Keep reading for my take on Dutch culture, advice on how to see far away lands on a budget, and highlights of budding artists. 

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April 28, 2018

Koningsdag, held on 27th of April, is a country-wide celebration marking the birth of King Willem-Alexander. The festivity begins the preceding night (King's Night) and continues the following day with the largest open-air festival in the Netherlands...

March 31, 2018

Are you a freelancer in Amsterdam without a formal office in search of a spot where you can chill out, get a bite to eat and plug away? Never fear, you’re in the right place. Whether you’re a digital nomad, writer, or a marketer like me, there are several cafes in Amsterdam that welcome what I call, “shared workspace culture”...

January 7, 2018

The annual Amsterdam Light Festival returned on November 30th, 2017, and will be displayed until January 21st, 2018.

November 18, 2017

Happy Holiday Amsterdammers, it’s almost that time of year. Guess what I was lucky enough to come across while scrolling through my FB events a few hours before it started? The annual Turn on the Lights ceremony!

August 12, 2017

Northern Europe isn’t exactly famous for it’s hot, sunny days, even at the height of summer. Still, I was hopeful when my Greek friend Ilia, invited me to join...

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I'm Am, a freelance content writer living in Amsterdam since 2015. I'm a student in the art of experiences and relish conquering new frontiers. Enjoy my weekly feature articles about my quest to be a global citizen. Guest contributions and original photography by Steph N.

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Open Monuments Day Amsterdam

8 Sepetember - 9 September 2018│10 pm - 5 pm

Various locations

Admission: Free of charge

Klassiek op het Amstelveld

15 September 2018│10:30 am - 10 pm


1017 JD Amsterdam

Admission: Free of charge

Unseen Amsterdam

21 September - 23 September│Fri. 12 pm - 10 pm, Sat. 11 am - 8 pm, and Sun 11 am - 5 pm


Klonne plein 1, 1014 DD Amsterdam

Admission: Ticket prices vary from €16.50 to €25

The Life of Buddha Exhibition

16 September - 3 February│10 am - 5 pm

De Nieuwe Kerk

Dam, 1012 JS Amsterdam

Admission: Ticket prices vary


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