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Amsterdam

  • Zaanse Schans: The Best Place To See Windmills In Holland

    Zaanse Schans: The Best Place To See Windmills In Holland

    Jul 14, 2015 Netherlands

    Who doesn’t want that iconic windmill selfie from your holiday to the Netherlands? It’s an essential ingredient in the classic Holland bucket list: stay in a houseboat, wear over-sized clogs, stroll along the canals and take a photo with a windmill. Zaans…

  • 10 Family Friendly Things To Do In Amsterdam

    10 Family Friendly Things To Do In Amsterdam

    Aug 23, 2014 Netherlands

    Amsterdam may have its renown for sex and drugs, but we were there for other reasons. We were excited to discover Amsterdam as a family destination, not just one for the single backpackers. And we did it. Here are 10 things we found for your next family h…

  • Visiting Amsterdam, Netherlands: Accommodation, Transport, Food & Attractions

    Visiting Amsterdam, Netherlands: Accommodation, Transport, Food & Attractions

    Aug 21, 2014 Netherlands

    My mother was born in the Netherlands. I am not sure if you have ever visited the birthplace of your mother, but it’s both moving and profound - it reconciles the elemental self-identity fragments deep within your soul like a scattered jigsaw puzzle final…

  • Getting from London to Amsterdam with Eurostar

    Getting from London to Amsterdam with Eurostar

    Aug 11, 2014 United Kingdom

    We looked at different options for getting from London to Amsterdam – air, rail and sea. When we weighed up the benefits and disadvantages, rail came out on top. It was faster (total journey time), more convenient and a much more all-round pleasant experi…