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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.

Influencer's pick

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Visiting Amsterdam with kids: an influencer’s guide

On our weekend holiday to Amsterdam, we found what a fantastic family destination it truly is. There are loads of fantastic things to do with children in Amsterdam and everywhere you look you’ll see kids riding around in the front of their parent’s bikes!

family with kids in Amsterdam

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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.

Moving to the Netherlands

Insiders guides

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Moving to the Netherlands: an Insider’s guide to relocation

Moving to the Netherlands is a dream for many, but how ready are you to take this big step? There is a lot to learn about your new country before you start packing. This Insider's guide to relocating to the Netherlands sets you on the inside track.