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14 Tips For Safe Travel Abroad

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These Are The Best Safe Travel Tips Minimise discomfort and risks during your next travels by following this list containing 14 tips for safe travel abroad. You can use these travel tips anywhere abroad. In general, Amsterdam is a safe city. But it’s always good to be prepared. 1 | Prepare Your Trip This is […]

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10x Amsterdam History Facts

10 Interesting Amsterdam History Facts Learn more about the most liberal city in the world and check out these amazing Amsterdam history facts that will blow your mind. 1 | Amsterdam History Facts: Canal Ring Did you know that Amsterdam’s world famous canal ring got its spot on the UNESCO world heritage list only as recently […]

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10 Drugs Facts From The Netherlands

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10 Drugs Facts And Statistics This overview contains 10 interesting drugs facts from the Netherlands that reflect the liberal Dutch drug policy. Alcohol, cannabis, cocaine, ecstasy, heroin, magic truffles and other things are part of this sheet with drugs facts, statistics and sources. 1 | There Are 164 Coffeeshops in Amsterdam People often ask: How […]

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5x Best Pie in Amsterdam

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The Best Pie in Amsterdam For all those sweet tooth’s and lovers of cake we’ve made this list containing the top 5 bakeries in Amsterdam. This is where you’ll find the best pie in Amsterdam, try em all whilst your in town! Best Pie In Amsterdam At Wine At Le Petit Deli Everybody in Amsterdam […]

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Tourism In The Netherlands Continues To Grow

Tourism in The Netherlands

Dutch Tourism News The number of jobs in the tourism in the Netherlands sector increased by 27.000 in 2018 to a total of 79.,000, according to the CBS (Dutch Statistics Office) on Wednesday following an investigation done at the request of the Ministry of Economic Affairs. Tourism spending in the Netherlands amounted to a total […]

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Rembrandt Paintings Explained

Rembrandt Paintings Nightwatch

Rembrandt Looking in the Mirror No other 17th-century artist produced as many self-portraits as the great Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn. From his early years as a rising talent in Leiden (the Netherlands) until shorty before his death, he routinely chose his own facial features as the subject of penetrating study. He had good reason […]

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How to Cycle Around in Amsterdam

How to cycle around in Amsterdam

14 Cycle Tips and Tricks in Amsterdam Useful and free cycling in Amsterdam tips. Here’s a useful handbook on how to cycle around in Amsterdam including turning, passing, parking, laws, signs, trams, etc. Cycling in Amsterdam: Rules The cycling-basics; let’s start off with the rules. Safety first. Cycling Paths Amsterdam Did you know that the […]

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6x Best Amsterdam Canal Tours

The Best Amsterdam Canal Tours

6 Best Amsterdam Canals Tours Sure most canal tours are quite touristy, but these boat tours are really a delightful way to see Amsterdam. Several companies depart from at Amsterdam’s Central Station, Damrak, Rokin, at the Heineken Experience and in opposite of the famous Rijksmuseum. Costs are overall pretty similar (about 16 euro per adult). […]

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12x Amsterdam Must Eat Snacks

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Dutch Food in Amsterdam Here’s a delicious list with 12 Amsterdam must eat snacks for your upcoming visit. Ever heard of patatje oorlog, poffertjes, drop, hutspot or tompouces? All typical Dutch food which you can all buy in Holland’s capital. Check out the Amsterdam must eat snacks overview: Dutch Cheese In the Netherlands we love […]

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Canals in Amsterdam

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Amsterdam Canals In Dutch a canal is a “gracht” and canals are “grachten”. There are a couple of canals in Amsterdam that form the central canal right, also known as “grachtengordel” in Dutch. The beauties came to life during the beginning of the 17th-century, after the population in Amsterdam grew beyond its medieval walls and […]

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