canal tours

I recently got an e-mail question from someone wondering a few things to prepare for their first trip to Amsterdam. One question was to name my top 3 things to see on a first visit to Amsterdam. I think this is a pretty common question for many people, so I thought I’d expand the answer just a bit here. Take […]

Amsterdam recommendations for a first-time visitor

As corny as they may sound, I’ve come to the realization while visiting over 100 cities that taking a simple bus tour upon arrival for the first time is the best way to get oriented in a hurry. I know, to be trapped on a slow moving bus with screaming families and catatonic senior citizens as it trundles through the […]

Amsterdam Canal Cruises – a great first impression