Amsterdam, also known as the "Venice of the North", is the capital of the Netherlands and it is located in the coastal zone of the country.
Probably you heard of it thousand times because of: the Anne Frank a museum, its famous Red Light District, its highly acclaimed Coffee shops and the many great channels. It is a city with a very open mind and perfect for foreigners to adapt quickly.
Amsterdam is the main business centre of the Netherlands and it is increasing the interest of many international companies for it, as well as having a very important position worldwide in the maritime sector, which has many job opportunities.
If you are a fan of independent film, this city hosts the World Cinema Festival Amsterdam. If your thing is more sports, you will not miss the great annual Marathon.
If your idea is to look for a job, there are many job offers for people with medium-high English, German or French, level. Once there, it is best to find a good language school to learn Dutch.
To get around it in your daily life you can do it by train, metro, tram or bus, and of course bikes. In case you did not know, this city is the cultural hub for urban bikes.
The good thing about living in it is that despite having cold winters, it does not get very extreme. In the summer months you can enjoy good and warmer weather.