Category Archive: Netherlands

Jun 08

Have you really experienced Amsterdam? Not until you’ve lived these festivals!

Being one of Europe’s most inviting and scenic cities is a big draw, but what’s more is that the Dutch love their social events. So instead of looking at Amsterdam from the typical perspective of things to see, (which are always there) why not plan a trip based on when things are happening that you …

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Nov 02

Top Ten things to see in Amsterdam

  Amsterdam is a lovely city of thrilling bike paths, tranquil walks, bohemian neighborhoods and gentle garden escapes. Here’s a suggested list of ten diverse and memorable ways to see the city in its ecclectic and charming character.

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Oct 31

The cultural offerings of Amsterdam

  Amsterdam is a success story of ingenuity. Much like the beautiful canals of Venice, this watery capital was founded on great engineering and sustained with international trade. From a tourist perspective this is one of the best cities to walk or bike in. The city is well connected via trains and its airport to …

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Apr 22

Begijnhof: an Amsterdam attraction

  Nestled in a quiet corner of Amsterdam lies a courtyard and neighborhood that is a striking and defined as any of the city’s famed districts. This otherworldly place is an enclosed courtyard in Amsterdam whose origins date from the early 14th century. It includes several interesting religious buildings and provides a calm attraction just …

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Apr 11

Transiting through Schiphol International Airport in Amsterdam

I frequently find divided opinions among travelers about airports themselves. Some love the experience of wandering around and watching people, others think airports are kind of impersonal spaces. I myself think of airports as necessary places, maybe not the most welcoming or entertaining, but I prefer it when airports are nice and offer more than …

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