amsterdam

Shopping Amsterdam’s De 9 Straatjes (The Nine Streets)

For many people, shopping is more than a pastime. For some, it’s a sport and to others it offers some much-needed retail therapy. That’s where Amsterdam’s De 9 Straatjes (also known as “The Nine Streets”) comes in. Whatever your level of br ...

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Explore Amsterdam’s Jordaan District

Ask most anyone in the city, and you’ll soon learn that the Jordaan District is one of Amsterdam’s trendiest neighbourhoods – filled with amazing culinary and cultural experiences. But, this wasn’t always the case. Read more ...

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Amsterdam’s King’s Day Celebration

If you’ve never experienced Amsterdam’s King's Day (or “Koningsdag” in Dutch) – then you’re in for quite a surprise.  King’s Day could quite possibly be the biggest birthday party you will ever attend.  This national holiday on April ...

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Vondelpark

Vondelpark is a famous public urban park located in the southern part of central Amsterdam, Netherlands. The park was opened in 1865 and was originally called the Nieuwe Park, which means "The New Park". After a statue of a famous Dutch writer named ...

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Locking Your Bike in Amsterdam

Bike theft in Amsterdam is a major problem with estimates running at more than 50,000 bicycles stolen annually in the city. Therefore, it is important to take precautions and lock your bike properly. Visitors to Amsterdam who are renting a bike sh ...

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Renting a Bike in Amsterdam: What to Expect

Considered the "bike capital of the world" by many, the streets of Amsterdam are rife with all manner of bikes and bicyclists. Take one look around, and it's easy to see why. Amidst the narrow streets and charming canals, the scenic terrain can be ...

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5 Reasons Amsterdam Is The Best City For Biking

Amsterdam is one of the world’s most cosmopolitan cities, known for its rich history, culture, and arts. It’s also one of the best cities for biking, with its relatively flat land and extensive network of biking routes. Here are some of the re ...

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