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Photo Friday – Kralingen Lake, Rotterdam

Photo Friday – Kralingen Lake, Rotterdam November 19, 2010 | Photo Friday, Things to Do | Read More
Shot on a warm Summer morning, this picture shows one of the best places to spend a relaxing day in Rotterdam – the Kralingen Lake. Surrounded by the Kralingen Park (Het Kralingsche bos), the lake offers plenty of recreational activities, both for the young and the old. A full circle walking round...

Photo Friday – Euromast, Rotterdam

Photo Friday – Euromast, Rotterdam November 12, 2010 | Photo Friday, Things to Do | Read More
This week’s Photo Friday flaunts the Euromast as seen from the Maas river. This photo was taken during our Spido boat tour across the river Maas earlier this year, and presents the 185m tall tower in all its glory. Climb the tower after the boat ride to revel in the beautiful views of Rotterdam...

Photo Friday – The Erasmus Bridge

Photo Friday – The Erasmus Bridge October 29, 2010 | Photo Friday, Things to Do | Read More
This week’s Photo Friday focuses on the pride of Rotterdam – the Erasmus Bridge. Visit the Destroyed City Memorial for last week’s photo Friday post. The city of Rotterdam has an important relation with water, being one of the largest and busiest ports in the world. The above photo...

Visiting Rotterdam – What to Pack

Visiting Rotterdam – What to Pack September 6, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Looking forward to visiting Rotterdam? Here are some packing tips: For the Winter : Rotterdam can get really cold, specially during the months of Jan and Feb.  A decent winter jacket/warm coat,  gloves, thick woollen socks, rugged shoes and a winter cap are an absolute must keeping the freezing temperatures...

Do you have the Rotterdam Welcome Card?

Do you have the Rotterdam Welcome Card? August 29, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Are you looking forward to visiting Rotterdam but are on a tight budget?  Despair not, the Rotterdam tourist Office offers an attractive option in the form of a Rotterdam Welcome Card. This card costs  €5 and comes with a kit containing a Rotterdam travel guide and a city map. You can save over...

Netherlands on a budget – Use the off peak Railway Discount Pass

Netherlands on a budget – Use the off peak Railway Discount Pass August 26, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
If you are planning a short trip from Rotterdam to other cities in the Netherlands, one of the best ways is to use the train. Traveling by train in the Netherlands is a little expensive even if you travel in the second class.  However, NS (Nederlandse Spoorwegen), the national railway company in the...