Hiding Away in Amsterdam

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It’s not so much bright lights, big city in Amsterdam – but, of course, red lights. Though many visitors are still intent on ticking the tourist track highlights and ubiquitous sex industry scenes, I’ve visited on several occasions and have to say that – for me – Amsterdam stands out as a city with a powerful and palpable history. The first time I visited I was lucky enough to follow in the ... Read Full Article

The Best Museums in Amsterdam

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Amsterdam, one of Europe's leading artistic and cultural centers, is home to over 50 museums and galleries. In fact, it boasts more museums per capita than any other European capital. Most museums are close in proximity and easily accessed on foot or by water taxi in this pedestrian friendly city of canals. If you are able to dedicate a day or two or three for museum exploration, consider ... Read Full Article

Springtime in Amsterdam

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A sunny spring day in Amsterdam is as good as it gets. Sunlight sparkles on the canals, cafes set up outdoor tables, flower stalls bloom with color. I could spend weeks strolling this picturesque city in the Netherlands, dodging bicyclists and admiring the architecture, but with only a few days to explore, John and I hit the highlights. A one hour boat cruise is a great introduction to the tree ... Read Full Article