Tag Archives: Amsterdam

Things to do in Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport

Even if you have one or ten hours to spend in the Airport before your next departure, I am here to tell you what is Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport  all about. From practical information to clothing and souvenir stores to spas, … Continue reading

Discover Amsterdam’s most charming district: the Jordaan

The Jordaan is one of Amsterdam’s most well-known neighborhoods and is consider by many to be the prettiest one. Let me tell you why it is so well known and what you can do here. Small streets, quiet canals and flowers … Continue reading

Amsterdam as a local: Get the full experience part 2

 Relax as a local Amsterdam is certainly not known for its great weather, but whenever Dutch people see the sun peeking through the clouds, they sit wherever they are or run to the nearest park or beach. Vondelpark – This … Continue reading

Smoke on the Water: 25th Cannabis Cup in Amsterdam

This is going to be tricky and controversial, but let’s face the truth: 23% of the 8 million tourists that visit Amsterdam every year go to a Coffee Shop during their stay. For those of you that don’t know what … Continue reading

Tourism in Amsterdam [Infographic]

Amsterdam: weed, English tourists and prostitutes are immediate associations, but I swear to god there’s other stuff to enjoy. We’ve cobbled together this infographic to give an overview of the tourism activity in Amsterdam. Bloody foreigners – where are you … Continue reading

Top airport restaurants

Airport dining sounds about as much fun as medieval surgery. Greasy, undercooked, carelessly composed and poorly presented ‘food’ is pretty much standard fare in far too many airports. I’ll happily browse the duty free for deals on Absolut, Jim Beam … Continue reading

Ten top day trips from Amsterdam

Most tourists coming to Netherlands have Amsterdam at the top of their list. Many have Amsterdam as the only thing on their list. True, there’s loads to see in Amsterdam, but there’s also plenty of attractions just outside the city. … Continue reading

Queen’s Day competition winner announced!

Once again, this wasn’t an easy one – we received so many comments on this competition! It was fantastic, but also really difficult, reading through them all and deciding a winner.  There are so many people that deserve to celebrate Queen’s … Continue reading

Win Queen’s Day in Amsterdam!

It’s by far the biggest celebration of the Dutch calendar, but remains virtually unheard of outside of the Netherlands.  However, try to have an amble along the canals on 30th April and you’ll wonder if the Dutch have been drinking … Continue reading

Amsterdam Trio Competition winner announced!

Maaaan…this was a tough one.  We got SO many comments on the latest competition blogpost.  It was fantastic but also really difficult reading through them all and deciding a winner.  There are so many people that deserve a break, a … Continue reading