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    • Football tickets

      Amsterdam Sep 1, 2016 at 1:52 AM

      Looking for Football tickets. Would like to see Ajax, PSV or Feyenoord play while in the Netherlands. Will be in Amsterdam for 16 days starting next Friday. I am particularly looking for 2 tickets for Feyenoord vs Manchester United on September 15th or PSV vs Feyenoord on September 18th. So if anyone knows how I can go about purchasing tickets for when I am in Amsterdam that would be great.

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    • Local prepaid phones, SIM cards, travel pass?

      Amsterdam Sep 18, 2016 at 4:38 PM

      I will be in Belgium and the Netherlands for 2.5 weeks. All I'd like to be able to do is text travelling companions (also Canadians) in the event that we get separated. A travel pass for CAD 60 to my Bell Mobility plan would give unlimited calling and texting for a month. I found this: telestial.com/international-... and am wondering if it is a viable option.

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    • How can I work as fitness trainer in Amsterdam?

      Amsterdam Sep 16, 2016 at 9:53 AM

      I'm an young Italian girl (30 years old) who has a passionate personal involvement in fitness classes in particular Total body, G.A.G. and H.I.I.T.
      I have just returned from a luxury resort in Zanzibar where I worked as fitness trainer for 3 months. All of my experience comes from my work in the field so I never had time to do a course to obtain a valid faster certificate to teach in your country. But I am very interested to do it.

      I will travel very soon in Europe, in particular in Amsterdam. Can someone help me with some information?

      1) Is it necessary a Degree in Sport sciences?
      2) What kind of certificate I have to bring? How can I do that?

      I didn't live yet in Amsterdam but I really hope it’s going to be my next stop and I want to live there for a while.
      I'm grateful if you can help me with these information.
      Thanks to all!!

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    • Schermerhorn

      Netherlands Sep 1, 2016 at 10:01 AM

      A friend has ancestors buried at the church there and would like to visit it Sep 29, 30 or Oct 7. She would like to make arrangements to go into the church. The email address provided here does not work: rekel.nl/Schermerhorn/museum...

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    • Old church

      Schermerhorn Sep 11, 2016 at 9:00 AM

      I am in Amsterdam Sept 28 and 29 and Oct 7. Is it possible to visit this church? What is the best way to get there?

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    • Places to stay

      Amsterdam Sep 2, 2016 at 1:59 PM

      Hi, I'm looking to plan a trip and I want some expert advice on somewhere to stay. Looking for somewhere not too far from the center of Amsterdam and we don't mind having just a room no breakfast required!! There are 6 of us but we don't want a horrible hostel so we know we will need 2 triple single rooms. Looking for the weekend Friday 9th June. Thanks guys

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    • karaoke bar?

      Maastricht Sep 1, 2016 at 7:23 AM

      Hello,

      I am looking for a karaoke bar in Maastricht.
      Any idea where we could go on a Saturday evening?

      Thank you,
      Sév

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    • Transportation from Zaandam

      Amsterdam Sep 12, 2016 at 4:45 AM

      Hi.
      I am staying in Zaandam on Pieter Lieftinckweg street.
      What is the best and cheapest way to go to Amsterdam center?
      Is Zaandam on the Amsterdam public transportation zones?
      I was thinking on gettin the Amsterdam Travel card but I think it does not covers Zaandam.

      Thanks

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    • Travelling around by trams

      Amsterdam Sep 7, 2016 at 2:20 AM

      I am coming to Amsterdam for 5 days and will be using the tram maybe only once or twice a day (maybe not even) is it better to use single use tickets or what is the best place to go.

      Also where do I buy these single use tickets if I am getting on a tram from prinsegracht to central station because there is no station in prinsegracht I don't think.

      Thanks in advance

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    • Locativo to stay

      Amsterdam Sep 4, 2016 at 8:59 PM

      I will be In Amsterdam for 3 days with daughter and granddaughter , we would like some help to find a cheap and clean placê to stay. We dont mind if it is not In The Center. Granddaughter is 11 years old. A couch could work well. Ist only for sleeping and Bath. Any one can help?

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    • Nerarest YHA to Sloterdijk

      Amsterdam Aug 30, 2016 at 3:39 AM

      I will arrive in Amsterdam with Flixbus at Amsterdam Sloterdijk.
      Which of these YHA hostels is the nearest ?
      hihostels.com/search/hostels...

      In case the link does not work they are
      Stayokay Amsterdam Vondelpark
      Stayokay Amsterdam Zeeburg
      Stayokay Amsterdam Stadsdoelen

      thanks
      Dewi

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    • Welcome to Amsterdam sign

      Amsterdam Sep 5, 2016 at 6:35 AM

      Hi guys, I wanna street view the street where you encounter "welcome to Amsterdam sign", the entrance to the city, but cant find the name of the street. Can you help me out?

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    • Seeking information regarding transportation

      Amsterdam Aug 28, 2016 at 8:40 PM

      13 travelers will be traveling to Amsterdam (Hotel Aalders) from a Viking River Cruise on 9/14/16.

      I am seeking information regarding the most efficient mode of transportation to the hotel from the port and then on 9/15/16, back to the airport.

      Thanks so much!

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    • Schiphol to Bruges

      Netherlands Sep 1, 2016 at 12:30 PM

      We need to get from the Amsterdam airport to Bruges, with a layover for lunch in Ghent, on Sat. Sep. 24. If we book online through Rail Europe, there is an economy fare for $58 on a Thalys train leaving Cs at 9:44, changing trains in Antwerp, and arriving Ghent 12:33. The tickets are non-refundable. We would have to take a train from the airport to the Central Station; apparently they run every 20 min at a fare of CAD $10 (perhaps less locally?).

      There are also IC trains: open tkts and stops along the way for $102: leave Schiphol at 10:07 arrive Ghent 2:07. If we land on time and clear customs quickly, we might be able to leave Schiphol at 9:07 and arrive Ghent 1:07.

      The tickets / fare to Bruges quoted above allow a layover.

      Any comments / suggestions / alternatives?

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    • Wlaking tour of City

      by iamdp2008 Online Now Sep 4, 2014 at 11:33 AM

      1. Can I do the walking tour using a Tourist map from Tourist office or is it better to go with a guide?
      2. In some cities, locals can act as a guide and charge €5 for 2 hours. Is this possible in Groningen?
      3. What about a cycle tour around Groningen? Is this recommended?

      8 Answers Sep 6, 2014 at 11:57 AM
    • Outdoor activity clubs for international students

      by emmajameson27 Online Now May 25, 2014 at 4:12 AM

      Hi! I'm an international student at Groningen university who is really interested in outdoor activities. Back in English I went to Scouts for many years and even became a leader. I miss all the activities and fun we used to have, so I was wondering if there is a similar thing here for international students. Unfortunately my Dutch is not good enough to join a Dutch speaking group, so really the association would need to speak English. I am trying really hard to improve my Dutch though. So basically what I am looking for is an English speaking outdoors activity group, if anyone can help me I would be very appreciative. Thanks!

      2 Answers May 27, 2014 at 3:26 PM
    • view of the city

      by anamikac Online Now Oct 7, 2012 at 11:07 AM

      Can you please tell me where to go to have a nice view on all the city? (top of some building that I can easily go to) :)
      Thanks!

      3 Answers Oct 8, 2012 at 4:00 PM
    • museum de Buitenplaats

      by jiupark Online Now Apr 29, 2012 at 3:21 AM

      Hey, I'm planning to drive through the northern part of the Netherlands. Museum de Buitenplaats seems like a cool place but the homepage was under construction and I couldn't get any information in English. Is this a place worth a visit? Would I have a hard time due to a language barrier?
      Thanks!!

      3 Answers Jun 17, 2012 at 4:07 PM
    • ERASMUS IN GRONINGEN!

      by constantina49 Online Now Jan 29, 2012 at 4:39 AM

      Hello! I am thinking about taking a semester in Netherlands next year(sprins semester) and I am really considering Groningen.. So I would like some information abou the city, the university, student life, nightlife transortation and expenses..! Compared to Utrecht and Nijmegen which is the best choice for an international student?

      5 Answers Jun 17, 2012 at 4:16 PM
    • train transportation fees

      by mahshidzartabi Online Now Jun 9, 2011 at 12:08 AM

      pls advise me prices for train transportation in groningen

      7 Answers Jun 10, 2011 at 11:48 PM
    • Groningen Old Hospital

      by marek123 Online Now Jan 4, 2010 at 12:57 PM

      I am interested in examples of revitalization of old buildings. Found short info on old hospital in Groningen, replaced (?) in its function by the new building next door. What happens with the old one? What institutions are located there nowadays? What activities?
      Thx,
      Marek

      2 Answers Feb 2, 2012 at 3:44 PM
    • housing

      by orely.j Online Now Aug 17, 2009 at 3:00 AM

      Hello,

      As a French student, I'm going to spend one semester in Groningen, in the faculty of Arts. I'm searching a place to live : appartment, flatmate... Or maybe a family or a single person who has a room to rent... I could give some help in the house !
      If you know anybody who would have a place for me, tell me ! I'm coming from +/- the 30th August and stay untill the beginning of February.
      Thanks a lot,

      Aurélie

      2 Answers Jul 4, 2010 at 1:15 AM
    • Coffeeshops

      by Jertishny Online Now Mar 4, 2009 at 10:02 AM

      Hello,

      we´re three +30-years old laid-back guys to visit in Groningen in Easter -09. I was wondering whatkind of openhours are there in coffeeshops in general and does the Easter affect to openhours somehow?
      Is there many Clubs with live-music in Groningen and wich do you recommend? Recommend also good / inexpensive restaurant(s) near by city-center.

      Many thanks in advance,

      Jertishny

      2 Answers Mar 4, 2009 at 10:57 PM
    • elegant night club?

      by magdalena100 Online Now Dec 7, 2007 at 3:21 AM

      Hi
      jm looking fot an alegant night club in Groningen for people that are not 21 anymore. Is there any?

      3 Answers Jul 4, 2010 at 1:34 AM
    • Internship in Groningen

      by elenalondon Online Now Jan 27, 2007 at 7:44 AM

      Hi guys I am planning to move to Groningen in September and I am looking for an internship. Does everybody know something about internship available in Groningen (or somewhere close) for international students?
      Thanks xx

      5 Answers Aug 1, 2007 at 2:38 AM
    • Staying for free in Nieuweschans/Netherlands

      by lebe2006 Online Now Dec 12, 2006 at 5:36 AM

      I seek for a place to sleep for free in Nieuweschans/Netherlands.

      Thanks for every kind of help!

      1 Answer Dec 12, 2006 at 11:12 AM
    • Settling there

      by dhans21 Online Now Aug 16, 2006 at 12:13 AM

      Hi,
      I badly need some information before I arrive in Groningen on the 29th of August:

      1. All the phone providers' websites are in Nederlaand. If I want to get a cellphone, which provider would you recommend. All I need is good customer service and quality product. I am willing to pay up to 50 Euros per month.

      2. Where is the best place to go shopping for grocery in the city?

      Thank you very much for answering these questions.

      Regards.
      David

      2 Answers Aug 16, 2006 at 8:28 AM
    • jewish life in Groningen

      by damor Online Now Aug 5, 2006 at 4:16 PM

      I am an international student who is taking a semester abroad in Groningen and I was wondering if anyone knows anything about the jewish community in Groningen and whether there is available access to kosher meat. Any information that could help me out would be greatly appreciated.

      4 Answers Aug 12, 2006 at 10:00 AM
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      Biker friendly campsites in Groningen

      by mistressmau Online Now Jul 4, 2006 at 4:59 AM

      Can anyone tell me if there are any biker friendly campsites in Groningen please

      Thanks,
      Louise

      2 Answers Jul 12, 2006 at 2:41 AM
    • Camping in Groningen

      by Rikki_T Online Now Apr 10, 2006 at 6:09 AM

      Hi, possibly be staying in Groningen for a couple of nights and considering camping.

      Is there any good campsites in the vicinity?

      Thanks

      2 Answers Apr 10, 2006 at 11:55 AM
    • Catholic Church in Groningen

      by nhing31 Online Now Mar 25, 2006 at 9:28 PM

      Hello, there! on April i will visit Groningen, and with this Virtual Tourist.. I've learn a lot in Groningen... but i was also looking for the information or particular adress of a Parish (Catholic) Church, where i can attend Holy Mass, and may I know if they also have English Mass, i mean i think the language would be in Dutch during Holy Mass... Thank you so much!God Bless!

      5 Answers Feb 23, 2012 at 3:07 PM
    • HELP

      by blacky620 Online Now Feb 26, 2006 at 6:58 AM

      Hello, I am in need of help, I am going to take a TOEFL exam soon and I will have to give 4 universities in whitch the results are going to be posted to. One of the universities is Hanze University Groningen ... my question is if anyone could tell me what is the name of the code the one I have to write, the code of the university? And also I want to ask if someone knows and could send me also the code of Hanze University? All help eill be apreciated. Please if anyone can help me write on my e-mail: nassan@abv.bg Thank you all.

      1 Answer Feb 26, 2006 at 7:32 AM
    • Where are health clubs here

      by rashpachu Online Now Sep 29, 2005 at 6:53 AM

      I'm new in Groningen and want to know where are swimming pools and gyms here?
      If not for these places i donot have any source of exercise.

      Plz do let me know if anyone is aware of these.

      3 Answers Apr 2, 2007 at 2:06 PM
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      Hot air balloons &Flight simulations (fun)

      by peaceness98 Online Now Sep 24, 2005 at 7:06 AM

      Hi guys,me again :-)

      I'd like to try something new over the weekend...and notice there are hot air balloons flying around all the time, does anyone know where in Groningen I can book one? (telephone number, prices, etc)??

      I also heard someone mention they did a pilot training flight simulation in airport eelde once...does anyone know how I can arrange one too, just for fun?

      Also....if you know any other fun things to do for a weekend with friends please feel free to post your suggestions!! thanks again :)

      2 Answers Sep 25, 2005 at 9:19 AM
    • searching for accomodation in leeuwarden

      by linda0102 Online Now Aug 24, 2005 at 12:37 AM

      hello!!!
      i start my uni next monday in leeuwarden (netherlands, its close to groningen)
      and i don´t have any place to stay yet!!
      please, is anybody out there who knows any kind of accomodation as fast as possible? even if its just for one week ?
      thanx and cheers
      linda

      1 Answer Aug 24, 2005 at 10:20 AM
    • physiotherapy

      by linda0102 Online Now Aug 22, 2005 at 5:23 AM

      hey mates!!!
      i have been travelling to australia&mexico the last 9 month.
      now, i am thinking of doing a bachelor in physiotherapy in groningen (nethrelands)
      could anybody tell me about the study at the hanze university of groningen,
      about the "international programme of phyiotherapy" ??
      thanx ,cheers linda

      3 Answers Aug 23, 2005 at 8:52 AM
    • physiotherapy

      by linda0102 Online Now Aug 20, 2005 at 7:39 AM

      hey mates!!
      last year i travelled around australia, and came back three month ago.
      Now, its time to decide what i wanna do in my life.

      I heard about the hanzeschool university of groningen and thinkin about doing a bachelor of physiotherapy. ( international programme of physiotherapy )
      Is anybody out there who is already studying that, who could tell me about it ????????
      thanx & see you later
      linda

      1 Answer Feb 20, 2013 at 9:54 AM
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      Looking for an appartment in Groningen

      by caro. Online Now Aug 13, 2005 at 10:32 AM

      Hey hey!
      I will be going to the university of Groningen for a semester starting in February 2006, and I would like some advices as to where can I look to find an apartment.. like any web sites, and any english or french newspapers that would have classified adds for appartment for rent...or any other suggestions?? (I saw there is a newspaper from the university itself, but I don't have the required password to access it yet...)

      I am looking for something not too expensive, 1 1/2 or 2 1/2, at a reasonable distance from the university...

      Thanks a lot!
      Caro

      3 Answers Aug 14, 2005 at 12:19 AM
    • Where to party ?

      by 1Pam Online Now Jul 21, 2005 at 7:19 AM

      Hi All

      I am arriving in Groningen on the 29th of July (Friday). As I am only staying for one night can anyone recommend a good night club ? Many Thanks Pam

      2 Answers Jul 24, 2005 at 7:29 AM
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      Organising a Tourist trip from Groningen

      by peaceness98 Online Now Jul 17, 2005 at 7:03 AM

      I've been in Groningen for a few months now, and will have some close friends visiting this week, would like to organise a nice time for them while here (I have a car)
      Where would you take your friends? (we're all in our early/mid twenties)
      1. In Groningen
      2. Throughout Holland (amsterdam, rotterdam, etc day trips)
      3. Germany (I know its a short drive from Groningen, but never went there!)

      We're interested in unique experiences (i.e. outdoor festivals, circuses, musicals, outdoor fun, etc), with english speaking facilities

      Thanks in advance :-)

      6 Answers Jul 18, 2005 at 9:03 AM
    • Best nights to go out?

      by amerikanska Online Now May 26, 2005 at 11:25 AM

      Hi,

      I was just curious what the best nights are to go out clubbing/bar hopping in Groningen (i.e. when the uni students like to party), and when the school go on break and the town becomes 'deserted'?

      Thanks!

      1 Answer Feb 20, 2013 at 10:00 AM
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      Live Music

      by Tiffany808 Online Now May 21, 2005 at 6:28 PM

      I wanted to see a show at VERA in Groningen next month. However, the tickets are sold out. What do you think are the chances of obtaining a ticket if I just show up? I heard there are people sometimes selling tickets outside for a more expensive price, which is okay...
      I really want to see my favorite band, never seen them live, and it is my only chance...

      Thanks for any info,
      Tiffany

      2 Answers May 22, 2005 at 6:02 PM
    • Good affordable hostels in Groningen

      by foreplay Online Now Apr 27, 2005 at 4:20 PM

      I used to have a list of good affordable hostels in Groningen but lost it. Anyone know a few off hand?

      Also, what would be the chepeast way to get here from Berlin?

      Thanks.

      2 Answers Apr 28, 2005 at 10:03 AM
    • Studying in Groningen!?

      by Anobi Online Now Mar 17, 2005 at 2:58 AM

      Hi everybody!
      I'm thinking about doing a study in the Netherlands, and I heard from friends that Groningen is a nice studentcity! Does anybody know this place? How is it to study there?
      :)

      3 Answers Mar 19, 2005 at 1:06 PM