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Take a wander around Vondelpark in Amsterdam city

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Vondelpark Built in 1864, Vondelpark is Amsterdam’s largest park and is probably the most famous park in the Netherlands.  About 10 million people visit the 8 hectare park every year, both locals and tourists.  The park is close to central Amsterdam, just south of Leidseplein and close to the Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. On a sunny day you’ll find people biking, jogging,…

Live like a local: Captain your own vessel

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One of the best ways to see Amsterdam is on its picturesque canals – plenty of tourists take to the water on canal cruises, but few know that you can also hire your own boat. Blueboat offers individual boat hire by the hour with the possibility of lunch too. Head to for more inform...


Amsterdam app to change your trip

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A great mobile app that should be downloaded to the phone of any Amsterdam-bound history buff is;   Amsterdam 1850-1940 demonstrates the development of thousands of pictures in Amsterdam from 1850 to 1940. As well as the cultural history of each building, the app contains descriptions of the buildings, such as social housing, churches, baths, trams, theatres and schools….

As the Bird Flies: Guide to De Pijp area in Amsterdam

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Our regular guest blogger, Frankie Thompson of As the Bird Flies has offered up her insider knowledge to help you around the trendy De Pijp area of Amsterdam. I often wonder how long an area can be “up and coming” before it finally “comes up” and reaches the peak of its journey to maxi...

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