How to Claim Your VAT Refund at Schiphol Airport

Vat Tax Refund - Schiphol

Allow Time If You’re Claiming Your VAT Tax Refund at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport: Although, we did all our shopping in Italy, Amsterdam was our final port of exit from the EU and this was where we had to have our VAT refund processed.  This was good as it gave us the opportunity to check out […]

Shopping for Genuine Blue Delft Pottery in Delft

Blue Delft Pottery

Delft Is Famous the World Over for Its Blue and White Delftware: Delft is a city that pottery collectors will be familiar with.  This picturesque city in the South Holland province (Zuid-Holland) is best known for its blue and white tin-glazed pottery known as Delftware. Origin of Delft Pottery Delft pottery was introduced to the […]

Roermond Designer Outlet – Roermond

Roermond Outlet: Photo by Dammit/Wiki

McArthurGlen’s Roermond Designer Outlet is One of Europe’s Largest: McArthurGlen’s award-winning Roermond Designer Outlet is one of the largest in Europe.  There are over 100 stores at the Roermond outlet where shoppers will find more than 170 designer brands. Discounts of 30% to 70% are available all year round on international designer names like Armani, […]

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 […]

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 […]