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Amsterdam’s Free Summer Festivals

Amsterdam’s Free Summer Festivals June 10, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Amsterdam Free Concerts - Harbour Festival Ijmuiden Amsterdam might not be the cheapest city in Europe for a holiday, but with just a little bit of effort, there’s plenty to discover that won’t cost you a cent. And at the same, this added effort will probably take you to many wonderful parts of Amsterdam...

Amsterdam’s Lesser Known Markets

Amsterdam’s Lesser Known Markets April 29, 2011 | Food, Things to Do | Read More
Organic Farmers Market, Puurmarkt, Selling Local Produce in Amsterdam By Scott Roane As the weather starts to pick up, a great way to discover more of Amsterdam than the popular central area,  is to take yourself on a tour of Amsterdam’s lesser-known markets. As well as seeing various parts of the...

Amsterdam’s 13 Guiltiest Culinary Pleasures

Amsterdam’s 13 Guiltiest Culinary Pleasures April 12, 2011 | Food | Read More
Amsterdam's Top Guilty Pleasures The perfect holiday has a number of vital ingredients, with the sheer beauty of a city normally top of the list. But following this, it’s often the culinary highlights of a holiday that I’m still talking about many years after the trip itself. Sitting on a sunny...

Unlimited Museum Access in Amsterdam

Unlimited Museum Access in Amsterdam March 25, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam - The Sunflowers By Scott Roane   Many visitors to Amsterdam don’t know about the city’s Museumjaarkaart (Museum Year Pass) as it is only marketed to locals and residents. And even those that do know about it  simply don’t consider it. Why pay for a whole year,...

Underground Amsterdam

Underground Amsterdam March 18, 2011 | free, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
By Scott Roane A new metro line, the Noord/Zuidlijn is currently being built from the North to the South of Amsterdam, directly under the old centre. As the ground is mostly sand, Amsterdam’s buildings are all built on long (up to 20 metres) wooden poles in the ground. This makes building the tunnels...

Paddy’s Day Charm(s)

Paddy’s Day Charm(s) March 15, 2011 | What's New | Read More
By Scott Roane The combination of a huge expat population in Amsterdam and the Amsterdammer’s ethos of ‘any excuse for a party’ should put Amsterdam at the top of anyone’s list as a destination to celebrate St Patrick’s day. Calling it a day might in fact be slightly misleading, as...

Flower Power at Keukenhof

Flower Power at Keukenhof March 10, 2011 | free, Kid Friendly, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The Keukenhof flower gardens in Spring By Scott Roane The fact that the website of the Keukenhof, the Netherlands famous flower exhibition, is in 11 different languages tells you something about its popularity as a tourist destination. With over 800,000 Germans alone visiting each year, you get an...

Icing on the Cake for Amsterdam Foodies

Icing on the Cake for Amsterdam Foodies March 9, 2011 | Events, Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
By Scott Roane Following Food Film Festivals in New York, Bologna and London, the Netherlands’ first Food Film Festival will be held in Amsterdam from 18 – 20 March. Organized by the Youth Food Movement, the youth arm of the Slow Food Movement. The event will be held at Studio K cultural center...
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