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Amsterdam, the Birthplace of Brewing

Amsterdam, the Birthplace of Brewing June 29, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Brouwerij 't IJ, Amsterdam As the birth-place of the world-famous Heineken brewery, now one of the biggest brewers in the world with over 200 brands, a trip to Amsterdam wouldn’t be complete without at least a little bit of sampling. And with so many local beers to choose from there’s  a big...

Wild Night Out in Amsterdam

Wild Night Out in Amsterdam June 28, 2011 | Kid Friendly, Romantic, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Amsterdam's Artis Zoo by Night July 2 and 16 On a few special days during the summer months Amsterdam’s Royal Artis Zoo opens its doors until sunset (around 22:30). During these extended opening hours, not only do you get to the see the animals bedding down for the night during special tours (including...

The Netherlands in One Week

The Netherlands in One Week June 24, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Historical Village, Broek in Waterland, The Netherlands Day 1 Don’t pick up the car at Schiphol airport if arriving by plane as the first stop is Amsterdam, where parking will cost almost as much as your hotel. If you have to arrive by car then there are a couple of options. Hotels and B&B’s...

Amsterdam City Camping at its Best

Amsterdam City Camping at its Best June 22, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
'Wagonette' at Zeeburg Campsite, Amsterdam There are just two campsites close to Amsterdam, so you’d do well to be organized and book at least a few weeks ahead, particularly for a weekend. Since the global recession struck a couple of years ago, it’s the first time in many years that...