Destination: Amsterdam

Expensive Amsterdam Canal Apartments

Amsterdam Attractions and Things to Do: Many people think of Amsterdam as the capital of the Netherlands, but the actual seat of the government is at Den Haag. Nevertheless, Amsterdam is the largest city in the Netherlands and as far as tourism is concerned it is also the most visited, with over 3.5 million visitors […]

Amsterdam, a Diamond City

Buying Diamonds in Amsterdam

In Amsterdam, Diamonds can be a Girl’s Best Friend: If Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend, then we should really get to know a little more about our best friend’s qualities – the 4C’s.  What’s our best friend’s colour, is our best friend cut like a princess, oval or pear-shape, and how heavy is our […]

Café Americain – Amsterdam’s Art Deco Grand Café

The famous Art Deco Amsterdam American Hotel

Dinner at Amsterdam’s Art Deco Grand Café: Amsterdam has a number of grand cafés where you can enjoy dining in elegance and on our one free night in Amsterdam, we chose to dine at Café Americain, the oldest of the grand cafés in this city. Café Americain is one of the restaurants of the Amsterdam […]

Shopping on your Amsterdam Vacation

Gift shop in Zaanse Schans

Your Amsterdam Shop – What to Buy: Shoppers for gifts and souvenirs in Amsterdam will be happy to know that there hundreds of tourist shops where you can buy anything from chocolates to tulip bulbs or Delft porcelain.  However, don’t be in a hurry to buy as the tourist shop may not be the best place to purchase […]

Hop-on and Hop-off Amsterdam’s Canals

Hop-on, hop-off Canal Bus in Amsterdam

Sightseeing on Amsterdam’s waterways is the best way to explore the city: Amsterdam’s extensive canal network makes it possible to get around the city by canal and there are many operators offering canal tours. However, Amsterdam’s canals and waterways offer more than a means of transportation.  Along the waterways are many magnificent buildings and charming […]

Amsterdam’s Canals – "Venice of the North"

Amsterdam canals make it the Venice of the North

Amsterdam Canals are a great way to get around on any Amsterdam Vacation: Amsterdam is a city of canals and its network of canals has earned it the title of “Venice of the North”. On any Amsterdam vacation, one of the must-do things is to go on a canal boat tour. If you’re on a […]

Airport Transfer: Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS)

Schiphol Airport Transfers

Ground Transportation to and from Amsterdam Schiphol International Airport: Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is the Netherland’s national airport and ninety airlines fly to and from Schiphol.  Schiphol Airport is situated approximately 20 km from Amsterdam city centre and you can reach the city from Schiphol in just half an hour by train, taxis or hotel shuttle.  […]