As major an airport in Europe as Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport is, you’d think it would be so enormous that it would require being set far away from the city center. In reality, it takes a scant half-hour by train to get from Centraal Station to Schiphol (or vice versa), so you may not necessarily need an airport hotel at Schiphol […]

Hotels Near Schiphol Airport

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 […]

7 Reasons Why You Should Book a Vacation Rental in ...

With its canals criss-crossing the city, its relaxed attitude toward things like sex and drugs, and its fascination with french fries covered in mayonnaise, you probably have no trouble calling Amsterdam a unique city. But just because the city itself is unique doesn’t mean all its hotels are. In fact, although there are definitely some interesting accommodation options in Amsterdam, […]

Unique Hotels in Amsterdam

For the budget travelers, the best time to plan their vacation in Amsterdam is spring. Although it’s still a bit cold, the city wakes up and prepares for the fast-paced summer days. Cheap flights to Amsterdam are much easier to find during the shoulder seasons (spring and fall) than during the peak travel time. And the airlines are promoting flights […]

Visiting Amsterdam in Spring