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Amsterdam for Families

To stay sane on your family city break to Amsterdam you’ll need activities, eateries and entertainment that appeal to all family members both little and large. The great news is that most museums and galleries provide information in both English and Dutch and you can swap children’s theatre for quirky mime and puppet acts. The maze of canals means there […]

Why You Should Add Amsterdam to Your RTW Trip

Amsterdam is one of the highlights of any trip to Europe. It’s a city with a boatload of history and is certainly one of a kind. With its liberal governing ways, circular design with canals providing a backdrop of beauty and uniqueness, leaving Amsterdam off any trip to Europe is not recommended. Many people automatically think of the famed red […]

How Best to Do Business in Amsterdam

As a gateway to most European cities, the city of Amsterdam – although renowned for its tourism – is viewed as a perfect city in which to base and conduct business. With a high trade and financial services orientation (this sector employs around 120,000 individuals) business in this bustling, vibrant city is frequently conducted with major players in, for example, […]

Getting from Amsterdam to Antwerp (and return)

Antwerp is a city located in the Belgium region of Flanders and is known for being the world’s leading “diamond city”. It is also a very relaxing city to visit. Due to its long history, Antwerp has many interesting historical buildings to see. Lately, it has become a trendy city, offering the perfect mix of history and modern life. Although […]

Getting from Amsterdam to Hague (and return)

The Hague (Den Haag, Dutch) is the seat of the Dutch parliament and government , as well as the residence of Queen Beatrix, but it’s not the capital of Netherlands. That honor is reserved for Amsterdam. The Hague is located on the shores of the North Sea and is home to Scheveningen, the most popular seaside resort. It is totally […]

Getting from Amsterdam to Maastricht (and return)

Maastricht is the southernmost city in Netherlands , located within walking distance of from Belgium. It is the oldest city in Netherlands and is home to amazing architecture. It is also known for the great cuisine and excellent shops. It mostly appeals to tourists because of its historical old center and shopping opportunities. Those who visit Amsterdam, often plan to […]

Getting from Amsterdam to Delft (and return)

Delft is an unspoiled, traditional Dutch town, which preserves the architecture and is famous for the blue and white ceramics. The oldest canal is called The Old Delft and later many were dug as life lines in the city. There are two airports located close to Delft: Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is 45 min away by train and Rotterdam The Hague […]

Getting from Amsterdam to Luxembourg (and return)

Luxembourg City is the capital of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, which lies at the crossroads of Germanic and Latin cultures. This little country boasts a lot of natural beauties and enjoys one of the highest standards of living in Europe. Luxembourg City is home to a superb fortification (added to the UNESCO World Heritage Site list), the pedestrian old […]

Getting from Brussels to Berlin (and return)

Berlin is the capital of Germany and the country’s largest city. It is best known for its nightlife, museums and historical sites. Although badly damaged during the Second World War, Berlin has rebuilt itself beautifully and is now one of the hot stops of European tourism industry. Brussels, the capital of Belgium, is often regarded as some sort of a […]