In April people in Amsterdam wear orange in honor of King’s Day, the birthday of Willem-Alexander of the House of Orange. The “vrijmarkt,” one of world’s largest flea markets, is organized for everyone to sell their goods. A parade of brightly decorated boats is held on the canals, and musicians play live music on the streets. There are also plenty of family and kid-friendly events. Discover more about the festivities and the history of King’s Day.
Live a European lifestyle and teach English in Amsterdam, one of Europe’s most popular destinations. This beautiful city is known for its coffee shops and love of bicycles, but there is much more to explore once settling into the capital of the Netherlands.
American TESOL offers a certification to teach English abroad so individuals can attend these exciting events in a sustainable and responsible way. Learn more about living and working in Amsterdam.