TEN FUN FACTS ABOUT AMSTERDAM: DID YOU KNOW…?

    TEN FUN FACTS ABOUT AMSTERDAM: DID YOU KNOW…?

    So you’re planning a trip to Amsterdam, or A’dam as the locals like to call it. You’ve done a bit of research beforehand, you’ve booked your hotel, you’ve booked your flights. If you’re a really good planner, you’ve even mapped out your itinerary of...
    HOW TO “DO” AMSTERDAM IN 5 DAYS: THE ULTIMATE ITINERARY

    HOW TO “DO” AMSTERDAM IN 5 DAYS: THE ULTIMATE ITINERARY

    Is it possible to explore Amsterdam in 5 days? Yes! Five days is actually the ideal amount of time to really discover the city, from one end to the other. Amsterdam may have the exuberance and attitude of a big city, but it has the manageability of a small town, and...
    ZAANSE SCHANS WINDMILLS: A DAY-TRIP FROM AMSTERDAM

    ZAANSE SCHANS WINDMILLS: A DAY-TRIP FROM AMSTERDAM

    After a few days in Amsterdam, a day trip to Zaanse Schans can provide a much-needed break from urban buzz. I can’t deny it, this place is shamelessly touristy, but it’s the perfect place to escape the bustle of the city and discover Dutch picturesque...
    6 MUSEUMS IN AMSTERDAM YOU WON’T WANT TO MISS

    6 MUSEUMS IN AMSTERDAM YOU WON’T WANT TO MISS

    Amsterdam certainly has a reputation that precedes it, and for many backpackers, the city begins and ends in a coffee shop — that couldn’t be more wrong, you really need to get out and explore! In Amsterdam museums should take the spotlight, featuring historical...
    CYCLING IN AMSTERDAM: A SURVIVAL GUIDE

    CYCLING IN AMSTERDAM: A SURVIVAL GUIDE

    You can’t possibly expect to experience Amsterdam like a local without getting on two wheels. The good news is that Amsterdam is pancake-flat and it’s filled with cycle tracks. The bad news is cycling in Amsterdam is not as easy an activity as the Dutch make it look!...
    CRUISING THE ENCHANTING CANALS OF AMSTERDAM

    CRUISING THE ENCHANTING CANALS OF AMSTERDAM

    Enchanting canals probably aren’t the first thing you associate with Amsterdam, but they should be —Amsterdam actually has 165 canals, about 15 more than Venice. Inseparable from the city itself, Amsterdam canals are magical when visited from the right...