Best Amsterdam hotels for location and style

Amsterdam may rank high on the list of destinations for stag and hen dos, but the Dutch capital has so much more to offer than an inebriated weekend browsing its (in)famous coffee shops. The last few years have seen a wave of new hotels arriving in the city, seriously expanding the range of interesting options to stay within – and, most encouragingly,…

10 Best National Parks In Netherlands For Your Next Wild Adventure

Those gorgeous water canals are what we all end up thinking of when it comes to the Netherlands. The capital, Amsterdam, is sometimes called Venice of the North for its elaborate canal system. Known for its tulips, biking culture and beautiful pieces of art and architecture, the country is home to some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world….

When will Amsterdam be on the green list?

Amsterdam has long been a favourite city break destination for Brits, thanks to its pretty canals and gabled houses, compact historic centre, laid-back bike culture and plethora of outstanding museums and galleries.In fact, British nationals make more than two million visits to the Netherlands every year, half of which are trips to Amsterdam, according…

Groningen in the secret gem of the Netherlands

Where does a dad take his seven-year-old when she claims to be the only one of her friends to have never gone abroad?New York? Too far. Rome? Too expensive. Disneyland Paris? Not very, well, foreign.So I take Kitty to the Netherlands, a country still associated in my imagination with wooden slip-on footwear, mice on staircases, canals and windmills.The…

Introducing Leeuwarden, a new European Capital of Culture

Leeuwarden, the main city of northern Holland’s Friesland region, has taken over as European Capital of Culture (jointly with Valletta, Malta).First impressions are of a mini Amsterdam: cafe -lined canals, stone bridges, tall, gabled houses and families on bikes. It’s as Dutch as a wedge of Edam.But Leeuwarden has a panache of its own and the city…

Netherlands In November 2021: A Guide To Enliven Your Spirits In This Gorgeous Country

Netherlands is a charming nation known for its ancient windmills, outdated buildings, scenic attractiveness, and tulip gardens. The country delivers myriad of opportunities for website visitors to explore its all-natural and historic splendour.If you are visiting Netherlands in November, you will be making the right choice as it offers a unique and…

Huge superyacht squeezes down narrow Dutch canals

(CNN) — It’s not every day you see a gigantic superyacht weaving through the narrow canals of the Netherlands.Thankfully photographer Tom van Oossanen was on hand to capture the astonishing scenes as Project 817, a 94-meter (310 feet) vessel built by Dutch shipyard Feadship, was transported from its Kaag Island facility to the North Sea at Rotterdam…

London St Pancras International: a glimpse into the future?

Despite today’s easing of lockdown measures, indoor drinking and dining is not permitted in England for another five weeks.Yet at Britain’s most beautiful railway station, London St Pancras International, the future appears to have arrived early.The terminal has a dozens dispensers of food and drink, from Starbucks to the Sourced Market Deli….

10 Restaurants In Netherlands To Soak In The Country’s Culture In A Unique Way

One of the most beautiful countries in the world, Netherlands remains the favorite of travelers while heading towards exploring Europe. Covering cities like Amsterdam, Hague and Rotterdam, Dutch art, culture, literature and, definitely architecture remain a part of every bucket list. There are many restaurants in Netherlands which will serve you the…

Amsterdam cannabis coffee shops ban: Joints for locals only

Heard about the Amsterdam cannabis coffee shop ban, yet? As reported by the New York Times, international visitors to the Netherlands’ capital will soon no longer be able to order a side of dubie with their drink of choice. The proposed plan, outlined earlier this year by Femke Halsema, the city’s mayor, will only allow Dutch nationals and…

“When picking a city in Europe…

“When picking a city in Europe to visit for the first time, many people flock to London or Paris,” said Dr. White, who operates The Sophisticated …Europetravel newsEuropean TravelAmsterdamNetherlands

Review: Delta One A350 Suite (Business Class) from Detroit to Amsterdam

Wednesday newsletters always feature a hotel or flight review.Prior to the outbreak of the pandemic, I enjoyed a wonderful trip to New York City and the Caribbean islands of Anguilla and St Martin. You can read my trip reports here:Today : Review: Delta One Suite A350 from Detroit to Amsterdam (Business Class)Early 2020,…

33 Best Places To Visit In Amsterdam On Your Amazing Trip In 2021!

One of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, Amsterdam is a cosmopolitan city that invites tourists to look into its charm and history. There are many places to visit in Amsterdam and a vast variety of new things that can be tried out in the city. Often referred to as “Venice of the North” for the overwhelming number of canals here,

The 11 days of drama at sea that changed cruising forever

When Covid first began spreading around the world, it seemed there was nowhere worse to be than stuck on board a cruise ship. From the unprecedented scramble for safe harbor to the gigantic ghost ships that began appearing off…

Is Christmas Cancelled In Europe? What We Know So Far

It is too soon to know for sure what the travel restrictions will be across the EU for people looking to celebrate Christmas, but there are early signs appearing, country to country. …

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