- Een canoe safari through the wetlands very near Amsterdam: a must!
Amsterdam Festivals - Amsterdam Festivals
Amsterdam - Official website of Amsterdam
Uitlijn - The complete `going out´ agenda of Amsterdam
Boomchicago - get to know the Dutch better in a great comical show made by foreigners living in Amsterdam
De Negen straatjes - great shopping in the famous nine streets!

Practical information
NS - Dutch Rail (check on timetable from and to the airport)
Schiphol - Het international airport near Amsterdam
Lonely Planet Netherlands
Rijksmuseum - Paintings Rembrandt
Van Gogh Museum
Stedelijk Museum - Modern art

De La Mar - spend a night in the brandnew theatre just across the road, also English shows.
Paradiso - famous artists and bands love to play in this beautiful ancient church!
Melkweg - one of the most well-known cultural centres within and outside the Netherlands.