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Inside Background
Amsterdam is known for the series of canals that encircle in a horseshoe shape...
Last edited: July 31, 2012
Amsterdam is a city that has something for everyone.  Famous worldwide for its...
Last edited: July 18, 2012
Settlement     Amsterdam has its origins as a fishing village in the 13th...
Last edited: June 21, 2006
Central Amsterdam is the area running from Centraal Station along the Damrak to...
Last edited: April 30, 2014
Print  "The Undutchables" by Colin White & Laurie Boucke an observation of...
Last edited: November 24, 2013
Amsterdam is one of the perfect tourist destination in the world and having...
Last edited: November 24, 2013
What can I expect the weather to be like? Were anyone to describe the Amsterdam...
Last edited: August 09, 2011
There are many things to do in the Netherlands. One obvious choice for...
Last edited: January 12, 2014
This is a link to some photos of Amsterdam. Amsterdam Pictures
Last edited: January 29, 2007
Staying in a big city hotel while on vacation isn’t for everyone.  While many...
Last edited: August 23, 2014
The Amsterdam forum has seen a few shots at compiling a list of things to...
Last edited: October 03, 2013
When it comes to most things, hotels included, it has to be said that Amsterdam...
Last edited: April 07, 2014
Given its worldwide renown as a visitor city, many people are surprised when...
Last edited: August 08, 2012
Inside Transportation
Bus Transport   Like most of Europe, the best way to get out of the airport and...
Last edited: August 15, 2014
On foot As Amsterdam is relatively small and attractions are quite concentrated...
Last edited: June 04, 2014
For travel options to and from the airport please refer to the article Arriving...
Last edited: June 28, 2014
Taxis in Amsterdam Taxis do not generally dri... over the city constantly to...
Last edited: July 28, 2014
Holland: Built Around Bike Paths A Quick Guide To Staying Upright and Staying...
Last edited: October 09, 2007
Onward Travel There are several ways to get from Amsterdam Airport to the city...
Last edited: June 03, 2014
The Amsterdam & Region Day Ticket is a public transport ticket which allows...
Last edited: June 03, 2014
Amsterdam and across the whole country being valid on most trains, trams and...
Last edited: September 01, 2011
So you have a car and you really want to visit Amsterdam. However the big...
Last edited: April 08, 2014
The OV Chipkaart is now in full swing within Amsterdam and across the whole...
Last edited: September 09, 2014
The Netherlands has an excellent, reliable and affordable domestic rail...
Last edited: September 10, 2014
Connections It’s a common question. "I only have xx minutes to transfer at...
Last edited: February 17, 2014
Amsterdam is one of Europe’s top destinations and can be reached easily by air...
Last edited: May 14, 2013
Inside Things to Do
DAY TRIP FROM AMSTERDAM TO WATERLAND The Traditional  Dutch Postcard Scenery of...
Last edited: June 04, 2014
Amsterdam may not seem like the best place for family-oriented fun, what with...
Last edited: July 18, 2012
1.       Anne Frank House and the Westerkerk (A2) - You should not miss the...
Last edited: September 18, 2014
The Keukenhof in April and May  Anne Frank House and the Westerkerk Canal Boat...
Last edited: October 27, 2008
While one of the typical things to do is a canal cruise, there is a different...
Last edited: July 03, 2013
2 recommendations: you mustn't miss the outdoor ALBERT CUYP MARKET, near the...
Last edited: July 16, 2009
Amsterdam is not a vast city. Within cycling half an hour or so, you’re in the...
Last edited: May 05, 2009
When you had enough of the city, you can take a day trip in to the country...
Last edited: October 27, 2008
Almost certainly when you told people you were going to Amsterdam you were...
Last edited: August 26, 2009
You can cruise the river and canals out of  Amsterdam with a variety of river...
Last edited: August 29, 2006
King's Day (former Queens Day) on April 27 is a really well kept secret in...
Last edited: May 25, 2014
Amsterdam is a major destination for New Year revelers. This guide is to help...
Last edited: August 14, 2014
Held every Sunday at a dfifferent park in Amsterdam, this small (but growing...
Last edited: May 27, 2013
street art in amsterdam A favourite thing to do in any city is to spot street...
Last edited: August 14, 2008
It's a good idea to book a hostel close to Centraal Station as not only are the...
Last edited: May 03, 2013
If you would like to discover Amsterdam and the surroundings in an easy and...
Last edited: September 16, 2013
If you visit Amsterdam, don't pay for an expenisve sight-seeing tour. Just hop...
Last edited: May 25, 2013
Visitors to Anne Frank Huis with a particular interest in the war experience...
Last edited: October 20, 2007
"Cafe the Minds is a punk-rock bar in the centre of Amsterdam."
Last edited: September 18, 2009
If you are arriving in Amsterdam by train or plane you will enter through the...
Last edited: January 10, 2014
Housed in  a stunning modern building opened in 2007, the public library is...
Last edited: August 07, 2010
If you are visiting Amsterdam, do not overlook the new waterside Public Library...
Last edited: April 01, 2014
Engelse Kerk (English Church)   Located inside the Begijnhof is the Engelse...
Last edited: December 16, 2008
This is one of the MUST SEE attraction of Amsterdam. The Heineken Experience is...
Last edited: March 16, 2013
     Originally the Artis Theater when completed in 1892, Hollandsche...
Last edited: January 15, 2011
Plein means square in Dutch.  So Leidseplein is one of the many squares...
Last edited: January 15, 2008
The whole ride is 22km and takes 3 hours, including the 30 minute break at a...
Last edited: November 11, 2011
In a lovely location in Central Amsterdam, unpretentious and friendly Queen's...
Last edited: September 06, 2008
If you are a bit worried about going out and about in the Red Light district...
Last edited: September 25, 2013
St. Nicolaas Boat Club gives one of the best boat rides in Amsterdam...
Last edited: September 08, 2011
The Rijksmuseum ( the locals call it the " het Rijks") is now being...
Last edited: November 21, 2006
Inside Dining Scene
  Restaurant de Kroonprins, Prinshendrikkade 55-58,Amsterdam 1012 AC. Tel 020...
Last edited: April 11, 2008
On the same side of the Prinsengracht canal as the Hotel Pulitzer, and just...
Last edited: July 18, 2012
Arriving for a cheap weekend but still need to eat? Food in Amsterdam...
Last edited: January 12, 2014
As soon as the weather turns a little bit warm the chairs start appearing...
Last edited: September 25, 2007
A good place to people watch is Dam Square. Almost all tourists pass through...
Last edited: October 11, 2012
Treasure Chinese Cuisine Restaurant, Nieuwezijds voorburgwal 115 , 1012RH...
Last edited: May 19, 2008
It is hard to avoid cigarette smoke in Amsterdam, but it is doable. A smoking...
Last edited: July 26, 2013
TripAdvisors Amsterdam Forum has a number of recommendations for good places to...
Last edited: October 27, 2008
The Pompadour, 148 Kerkstraat, serves pasteries for a breakfast break and light...
Last edited: October 27, 2008
Inside The Netherlands: For Foreign Visitors
The Netherlands uses the Euro, the same currency as in the adjacent countries...
Last edited: June 03, 2014
All foreign visitors to The Netherlands are required to show a passport valid...
Last edited: May 04, 2006
For emergency you call 112, this is a free telephonenumber. The person who is...
Last edited: April 11, 2008
  English   Dutch (Nederlands)   Phonetically  Yes  Ja  yaa  No  Nee  nay...
Last edited: February 13, 2009
It is possible to buy a local SIM card or to rent a cell phone in the Arrival...
Last edited: January 22, 2007
Tipping:  Service charge is not included in the price. 5 to 10% tip is common...
Last edited: October 01, 2012
You may be very disappointed to find that credit cards (of any description) are...
Last edited: August 11, 2011
So you have a layover at Schiphol. Can you go anywhere rather than wait at the...
Last edited: June 11, 2013
Many people still think that drugs are legal in the Netherlands. In fact...
Last edited: January 08, 2011