X

Category: Amsterdam

Exploring the Kid-Friendly Side of Amsterdam (Yes, It Exists)

Famous for its epic nightlife and legendary tolerance, the term “kid-friendly" doesn't exactly spring to mind when planning a trip…

Save Your Euros with 5 Free Things to Do in Amsterdam

Amsterdam may be one of Europe's greatest culture capitals, but it hardly has a reputation for being budget-friendly. Yet while…

The Gate’s Steven Butcher on Mixing It Up in One of the World’s Busiest Airports

Steven Butcher has been bartending his entire adult life — which, at 43, makes him somewhat of an elixir expert.…

Microbes, Cats and Clogs? Expand Your Mind at Amsterdam’s Wackiest Museums

For most people a trip to Amsterdam includes a requisite visit to a coffee shop and a stroll along its…

The Layover: How to See Amsterdam in 12 Hours

When traveling for business, a long layover in a far-flung place might seem like the last thing you want —…

Is the Red Light District’s Best-Kept Secret Hidden in Plain Sight?

Rijksmuseum. Van Gogh Museum. Anne Frank House. Rembrandt House. The answer to, “What museums did you see in Amsterdam?" almost…

Get a Cheese Fix or Hit the Beach? The 4 Best Amsterdam Day Trips

The Netherlands is a tiny country that's extraordinarily well-connected by efficient and affordable public transportation. And after you've explored Amsterdam's…

Travel Back in Time at Amsterdam’s Cozy “Brown” Cafés

One of the most progressive cities in Europe, Amsterdam is home to some of the most legendary nightlife on the…

The Hungry Traveler’s Guide to Eating and Biking Your Way Through Amsterdam

There's no better way to experience Amsterdam than on two wheels. There are more bikes than cars in the Netherlands'…

Break Out the Broodjes: 7 Must-Try Local Dishes in Amsterdam

Warm up with a cuppa coffee and a delicious stroopwafel on an Amsterdam food tour. (Photo: Alamy) Once maligned as…