Monthly Archives: May 2013

Amsterdam: A Multi-Faceted City

While Amsterdam is a perfectly wonderful choice for a single-destination vacation, it’s also incredibly popular with people who are backpacking with a Eurail pass on more long-term trips through Europe or even as part of their round the world travel plans. It makes sense – despite being a cultured city with world-class museums and historic monuments, Amsterdam’s more dominant reputation […]

Amsterdam Canal District Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site

There are travelers who plan entire itineraries around what places are on the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites. So for anyone who’s a fan of Amsterdam, there was a particularly exciting announcement in early August. Officials from the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list announced on August 3rd that the Amsterdam canal district is one of the 2010 additions to […]

7 Reasons Why You Should Book a Vacation Rental in Amsterdam

You’ll no doubt have your own reasons for considering a vacation rental in Amsterdam – but here are the seven reasons I think it’s worth looking into. Why Stay in an Amsterdam Vacation Rental Budget – As mentioned above, you might look at a weekly rate for an Amsterdam vacation rental and think it’s too expensive, that only rich people […]