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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...

World’s Largest Euro-Asian Festival in the Netherlands

World’s Largest Euro-Asian Festival in the Netherlands May 23, 2011 | Events, Romantic, Things to Do | Read More
Dance Performance at the Tong Tong Festival At this year’s Tong Tong Festival in The Hague, Asian food, culture, dance, fashion and markets come together, to provide two weeks of multicultural entertainment. Located on the Malieveld park, opposite The Hague’s Central Station, you may only be a 40-minute...

A Slice of History with Your Afternoon Tea

A Slice of History with Your Afternoon Tea May 6, 2011 | Romantic, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The Kompasszaal Amsterdam By Scott Roane De Kompaszaal (The Compass Hall) is a Grand Café and restaurant located in the historic 1950s departure hall of the former KNSM (Royal Dutch Shipping Company). The hall offers fantastic views over the IJ river and the terrace is said to be the most spectacular...

Authentic Amsterdam

Authentic Amsterdam April 6, 2011 | Events, Romantic, Things to Do | Read More
Palais van de Weemoet, Amsterdam By Scott Roane At a first glance the name of this art deco cabaret theater, Paleis van de Weemoet,  meaning Palace of Sadness or Melancholy, complete with Tiffany glass table lamps and candle light doesn’t sound so appealing. This tiny dinner theater located discretely...

Going to the Movies in Amsterdam

Going to the Movies in Amsterdam October 9, 2010 | Romantic, Things to Do | Read More
Amsterdam is a busy European metropolitan, and major Hollywood releases will be waiting for you at one of the city’s main theaters.  Movies are rarely released in the Netherlands at the same time as in the US (occasionally being released up to two months before or after their American release...

Fine Dining In Amsterdam – The Silver Mirror

Fine Dining In Amsterdam – The Silver Mirror October 4, 2010 | Five Star, Food, Romantic | Read More
If you’re looking for a fine dining experience in Amsterdam, I highly recommend visiting De Silveren Spiegel (The Silver Mirror) in the heart of the old city center. One of my biggest complaints about restaurants in Amsterdam is that the quality of service is often poor. Coming from America, where...

Amsterdam’s Best Sunset Spots

Amsterdam’s Best Sunset Spots June 16, 2010 | free, Romantic, What's New | Read More
June and the coming of the Summer Solstice provide some of the longest days of the year. The sun sets in Amsterdam at around 10pm during these long days, and because of the city’s fairly northern geographical positioning, the sky is a beautiful eruption of red and orange. You will see a spectacular...

What Goes Down in the Red Light District – Exploring Amsterdam’s Notorious Neighborhood

March 23, 2010 | Nightlife, Romantic, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Amsterdam’s Red Light District is the city’s most famous tourist attraction. It is also full of unexpected sights and important monuments that usually go unnoticed by tourists who are fascinated by window shopping. If you spend a couple of hours wandering this neighborhood, make sure you see all...
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