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Wouldn’t it be nice if, before you even set foot in Amsterdam, The Hague, Paris or Antwerp, you could already count on your trusted local connections for the best insider tips?
With our blog, you’ll find all the local knowledge and travel wisdom of our YAYS Insiders, plus the occasional guest posts from travel Instagrammers, YAYS guests like you, and locals from our neighbourhoods.
All collected to feed your wonderlust before you even arrive.

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7 best family-friendly activities in Amsterdam

With the Netherlands being the country with the happiest children, according to a UNICEF survey, playgrounds everywhere, museums designed for kids and many more perks, it's not surprising that Amsterdam is one of the best cities to visit with kids. With our Insider's tips, you'll get off the beaten track and straight to your children's hearts.

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Best beach day ideas in The Hague

Elegant avenues, Dutch Royals, and international justice may be the first things that come to mind when you think of The Hague, but the locals never forget that the third-largest city in the Netherlands is also an amazing seaside destination.