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Written by Viator, January 2012
They say that gardeners are a patient lot and they must be because one of the world’s peak horticultural events is held only every 10 years. This year, the sixth Floriade was held in The Netherlands ...
The streets that run alongside Amsterdam’s canals were tailor-made for bike-riding, and whether you’re exploring at your own pace or riding with an organized tour, you’ll fall in love with the city ...
Written by Viator, August 2010
Nothing symbolizes Dutch pragmatism better than the country’s drug policy. Rather than wage war on all drugs and drive them further underground with all the criminal, anti-social activity that ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, October 2012
There are two kinds of cafes or coffee shops in Amsterdam – the famous ‘coffee shop’ which is one of the city’s main tourist attractions (though this is fast changing with the new laws coming in), ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, January 2012
I’m not the first to say it but really the only way to get around Amsterdam is by bicycle. It’s cheap, the city is flat, and you can go where the mood takes you and see the real Amsterdam. ...
You cannot visit Amsterdam without thinking of canals, mainly because the city is centred on a ring of canals. The inner, historic ones Herengracht, Prinsengracht, and Keizersgracht date from the ...
The Netherlands made itself rich during the 17th century – the Dutch Golden Age – by trading Asian spices through the Dutch East India Company. For over three centuries (1602-1942) what is now ...
One of the most exciting things about Amsterdam is its diversity. Its history as a trading nation has made it very open-minded, especially in terms of food. To really explore this facet and enjoy ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, June 2012
Here is a list of six events happening in Amsterdam this summer: 1) Vondelpark Amsterdam’s largest and favorite park, Vondelpark, comes alive during the summer. You will see people picnicking under ...
The annual Dutch Theater Festival (Nederlands Theater Festival or TF) is on again this year from August 30th to September 9th. The 10 best Dutch drama performances of 2011 and 2012, as selected by a ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, June 2011
In the heart of the historic center of Amsterdam, criss-crossing the inner ring of seventeenth century canals, is a small network of streets known as The Nine Streets. Here is where you’ll find ...
Written by Sasha, January 2013
There is plenty to do in Amsterdam over winter. The climate in the capital city of The Netherlands is not always at its most welcoming but if you’re lucky the sun will come out, the crowds will have ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, July 2012
Vondelpark is Amsterdam’s largest and most visited park. As well as duck ponds, cycle paths and excellent cafes, many of them very kid-friendly, it has the city’s Filmmuseum and also an Open Air ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, September 2012
As you’d expect from a country that made its wealth out of international trade in spices, and these days is one of the world’s most visited and international cities, Amsterdam has a huge range of ...
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