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    I amsterdam City Card vs Go City All Inclusive Amsterdam Pass

    Looking to get one of the Amsterdam city passes for attractions, transport and canal cruises? In this article we will…

    I amsterdam City Card 2024 Guide & Review

    The I amsterdam City Card is an official city pass available for tourists and visitors to Amsterdam. It provides free…

    Go City Amsterdam All Inclusive Pass Review

    The Go City Amsterdam All Inclusive Pass is a visitor pass that offers free entry to a number of attractions…

      Amsterdam Museums Metro-style Map

      This is a ‘mash-up’ metro style map which highlights the majority of museums and attractions in Amsterdam. With a sprinkle…

      MOCO Museum in Amsterdam

      The MOCO (Modern Contemporary) Museum Amsterdam is an independently funded museum on Museumplein, close to the Van Gogh Museum. Book…

      Museumkaart – Dutch Museum Card Guide (2024)

      The Museumkaart (Netherlands Museum Pass) is an annual membership card which gives unlimited free entry into around 500 museums in…

      STRAAT Museum Amsterdam

      STRAAT Museum is a spectacular museum for street art and graffiti located in the NDSM-wharf area in Amsterdam. The museum…

      Museum Van Loon in Amsterdam

      The Museum Van Loon is a magnificent double-sized canal house located on the Keizersgracht canal in Amsterdam. The house, collection…

      Huis Marseille Photography Museum in Amsterdam

      Huis Marseille is a contemporary photography museum in Amsterdam. The museum is located on the classy Keizersgracht canal in two…

      FOAM Photography Museum Amsterdam

      FOAM – Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam – is a renowned photography museum on the Keizersgracht canal in the centre of Amsterdam. Book…

      Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam

      De Nieuwe Kerk or the New Church is Amsterdam’s main church located on Dam Square next to the Royal Palace.…

      Nijntje Museum (Miffy Museum) in Utrecht

      The city of Utrecht hosts a very special museum inspired by Dick Bruna’s famous rabbit character Nijntje, also known as…

      Jewish Cultural Quarter in Amsterdam

      The Jewish Cultural Quarter (Joods Cultureel Kwartier JCK) in Amsterdam comprises 4 historic buildings in the city’s Jewish area.  The…

        A Guide to Utrecht, Netherlands

        Utrecht is a major city in the Netherlands, located around 40km south of Amsterdam. This…

        Keukenhof Gardens – Tulip and Flower Park in Holland (2025 Guide)

        Keukenhof is the world famous tulip and flower garden park – one of the most…

        15 Amazing Things to Do on Texel (Netherlands)

        Texel is the largest of the Wadden Islands in the North Sea – a chain…

        A Guide to Middelburg, Zeeland

        Middelburg is the historic capital of the coastal Zeeland province in the south-west of the…

        A Guide to Maastricht, Netherlands

        The small city of Maastricht is located in Limburg, the southernmost province of the Netherlands…

        Kasteel De Haar – Largest Castle in the Netherlands

        Kasteel de Haar is the largest castle in the Netherlands and is located in the…

        A Guide to Haarlem, Netherlands

        Haarlem is a small, historic city about 20km west of Amsterdam and can be easily…

        A Guide to Leiden, Netherlands

        Leiden is an historic small city situated about 35km south-west of Amsterdam. With its picturesque…

          Savings Accounts Rates in the Netherlands

          Savings interest rates in the Netherlands have increased over the last couple of years after…

          How to Open a Bank Account in the Netherlands

          If you intend to live and work in Amsterdam or anywhere else in the Netherlands…

          Studying in the Netherlands

          With world-class universities, teaching in English and reasonable study costs, the Netherlands (Holland) is becoming…

          10 Essential Steps for Expats Arriving in the Netherlands

          So you’ve decided to make the move over to the Netherlands. Here is our essential…

          Healthcare in the Netherlands

          The standard of healthcare in the Netherlands is reasonably high and probably one of the…

          Markets in Amsterdam

          There are a number of street markets around the city of Amsterdam which could be…

          Taxation in the Netherlands (2024)

          The Netherlands has some very high taxes, particularly for resident individuals although there are a…

          Cost of Living in Amsterdam – Supermarket Prices (2024)

          Want to know the price of food, drink and other consumer items in Amsterdam, Netherlands?…

          Utilities and Services in Amsterdam (2024)

          Are you moving to Amsterdam or the Netherlands? You may need to get to grips…

          Cost of Living Amsterdam – Price Listing (2024)

          The following tables list prices (in euros) of various items and commodities for sale in…

            Amsterdam to Berlin by Intercity train (Complete Guide)

            A great way to travel between Amsterdam and Berlin during the day is by the Intercity train service. This gives…

            How To Travel Amsterdam to Berlin

            Berlin (Berlijn in Dutch) is the capital of Germany and a principal political and tourist hub. It is located around…

            International Trains to/from Amsterdam

            Amsterdam has a number of direct international rail services which can connect you to Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Switzerland, UK…

            How To Travel Amsterdam to Marseille

            Marseille is a principal Mediterranean port city in the south of France and is located 980km south from Amsterdam. Let’s…

            How To Travel Amsterdam to Lille

            Lille is a principal city in northern France and lies around 220km south-west in distance from Amsterdam. Lille is known…

            How To Travel Amsterdam to Milan

            Milan (Milano) is the main city of northern Italy and a principal economic hub. It is located 830km south of…

            How To Travel Amsterdam to Budapest

            Budapest is the capital of Hungary and is located some 1,160km south-east from Amsterdam. Let’s look at the options for…

            International Rail Borders in the Netherlands

            The Netherlands has a number of rail tracks that cross international borders into either Germany or Belgium. In this article…

            How To Travel Amsterdam to Madrid

            Madrid is the capital of Spain and is located some 1,450km south-west from Amsterdam. Let’s look at the options for…

            How to Travel Amsterdam to Barcelona

            Barcelona is the capital of Catalunya and second largest city in Spain. It is a principal business and tourist hub…

            Flying to/from Amsterdam

              February 23, 2024

              Airline Lounges at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

              Amsterdam Schiphol airport has a number of airline lounges available which are mainly located airside on the upper (mezzanine) level. In…
              January 8, 2024

              Amsterdam Schiphol Airport Guide

              Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) is one of the more pleasant airports in Europe with its light and spacious terminals. Schiphol has…
              January 8, 2024

              Amsterdam Schiphol Airport Layover Guide

              Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) is a major international airport hub which handles many transfer passengers. If you have a layover at…
              December 8, 2023

              Intercontinental Flight Routes from Amsterdam

              Amsterdam has a very good network of flights to destinations all over the world. The following is an overview of…
              December 7, 2023

              Air France-KLM Flying Blue Program Guide

              Flying Blue is the frequent flyer program of KLM and partner Air France and may be a good option for…
              December 7, 2023

              Getting to Amsterdam from Schiphol Airport

              Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) is a major international airport which lies 17km south-west of central Amsterdam. It offers excellent transport connections…
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