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Head to Amsterdam and celebrate King’s Day April 27th!
Amsterdam

Head to Amsterdam and celebrate King’s Day April 27th!

Ever wondered why the Dutch love to celebrate the 27th of April? Not only is it dedicated to celebrating the birth date of their current King, it is also an excuse to go out in the...
Our 5 favourite hotels in Jordaan, Amsterdam's best district
Amsterdam

Our 5 favourite hotels in Jordaan, Amsterdam's best district

Covering an area of around one square kilometre, bounded to the east by the Prinsengracht canal and to the west by the Lijnbaansgracht canal, the Jordaan is THE picture-postcard landscape...
Celebrating King's Day in Amsterdam
Amsterdam

Celebrating King's Day in Amsterdam

Regarded as the most important and colourful celebration in the country, King's Day is a must-see event that brings together hundreds of thousands of participants every year. Organised...
Our itinerary for visiting Amsterdam in 2 days
Amsterdam

Our itinerary for visiting Amsterdam in 2 days

As the historic centre of Amsterdam is quite small, the Dutch capital can easily be visited over a weekend. By bike, on foot or by boat, you can see the monuments and major museums...
Mind your wallet: to combat overtourism, Amsterdam is increasing its tourist tax yet again!
Amsterdam

Mind your wallet: to combat overtourism, Amsterdam is increasing its tourist tax yet again!

The war against over-tourism and its excesses continues in Amsterdam. While the city has already taken a number of measures to protect the city and its quality of life, it is continuing...
Marry an Amsterdammer for a day
Amsterdam

Marry an Amsterdammer for a day

In the Dutch capital, the "Marry an Amsterdammer" concept offers people the chance to marry a Dutchman for a day and visit the city on their honeymoon. This unusual initiative, inspired...
Right of way? Helmets compulsory? What about insurance? Rules you need to know before cycling in Amsterdam
Amsterdam

Right of way? Helmets compulsory? What about insurance? Rules you need to know before cycling in Amsterdam

Copenhagen may be Europe's cycling capital, but Amsterdam is not far behind. With 400 km of cycle paths, the Dutch are fervent bike users, and so are visiting travellers! Getting around...
 No more fun cruising in Amsterdam: cruise ships now banned
Amsterdam

No more fun cruising in Amsterdam: cruise ships now banned

Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands, is facing a major challenge: how to protect its cultural heritage and preserve the quality of life of its inhabitants in the face of the...
The 3 best coffee shops in Amsterdam (and we're not talking about coffee)
Amsterdam

The 3 best coffee shops in Amsterdam (and we're not talking about coffee)

We go to Amsterdam for its charming little canals spanned by cute little bridges, for its houses that look like they were made out of gingerbread and for its museums overflowing with...
Good plan for the broke: the best free activities in Amsterdam
Amsterdam

Good plan for the broke: the best free activities in Amsterdam

Between transport, accommodation, food... the price of a stay in Amsterdam can quickly soar. Although it's well worth visiting (as many times as possible), the capital of the Netherlands...

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