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How to claim VAT refund travelling from Amsterdam to London by train

The Eurostar website has been updated. Unfortunately it does not mention any customs office in Amsterdam (emphasis mine): Claiming VAT on purchases made in the EU when travelling from the EU to the ...
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What are these hooks on Amsterdam's buildings?

In addition to Willeke's answer, http://shadowsofaforgottenworld.blogspot.com/2016/06/hoisting-beams-in-amsterdam.html?m=1 mentions that these lifting hooks aka hoisting beams were an indirect ...
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What are these hooks on Amsterdam's buildings?

In the old days they were used to lift goods to the higher floors which were storing areas. These days they are used in moving house, still used in these days with mechanical lifts which moving ...
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Connecting flight via Amsterdam to Peru

In normal circumstances, with the two flights on the same ticket, this would be perfectly fine. You're coming from the UK, which is not part of the Schengen Area, and heading to Peru, which is not ...
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