The bus system in Almere is well developed and buses run frequently until midnight. It’s run by a private company called Connexxion under the name “Maxx Almere”. The (in)famous dutch strippenkaart is used on them too, so be aware of how many zones you are travelling through or ask the driver. There are special bus lanes all over the city so that...more
Audioweg 1, Almere, 1322 AT, The Netherlands
Good for: Families
Different sports can be practiced up here such as tennis,squash,billiards also it is used for other things such as dancing.You can rent rooms and lots more.Its a multifunctional sports centre with 3 bars and lots of thngs to enjoy,such as watching people play inddor football.more
Batavia Stad is an outlet shopping center which houses 132 shops selling Brand names.Half the number of shops are fashion outlet stores, but there are some nice other shops and restaurants as well.Unlike other Dutch malls the bathrooms are there (!) and clean!2013 update: The majority of shops are fashion shops now. Prices are not always the...more
Airport Plaza 1, Lelystad, 8218 PJ, nl
Good for: Solo
The Lelystad city is well served by Connexxion buses. The bus station is in front of the Main Train Station:Local Buses:A - LelystadB- LelystadC- LelystadD- LelystadE- LelystadF - Batavia StadRegional Buses:150 - Enkhuizen154 - Swifterbant315 - Groningen330 - Zwollemore
nice pub for young and old, prices are good, just 1,80/2,00 euro for a beer, wine and port 2,40Bitterballen only 3 euroWe had a few beers here on the terrace in front of this cafe after our walk to the harbour, we had such nice warm sunny weather:-).more
Horsterplein 30, Zeewolde, 3891 ES, The Netherlands
Good for: Families
Spacious restaurant with outside terrace overlooking the harbour. Interior a bit dated but friendly and excellent service. The fish fritters (called Kibbeling) are excellent! Well fried, lightly seasoned with homemade remoulade, good salad and good fries.The fish soup by comparison was a bit of a disappointment. Too salty because of the smoked...more
Along the dike to Lemmer there are 50 windmills (Essent) of the windmill-park in the Nord-Oost Polder. The polderlands are very efficient to have these permanent energysources. Low land, sea is close and wind is almost 99% of the year guaranteed. All around Urk you see these enormous rotors on high poles turning around and making electricity for...more
Still many fishingboats are going out of the harbour to get a good catch. From the lighthouse one can see them leave towards the North and the North Sea. This is still the main drive of Urk, though tourism has also brought a welcome challenge with watersports and daytrip visitors.more
What is there to do on a lazy Saturday night. Watch a movie and that what we did. It went alright till the middle of the movie and the screen went all white and I was shocked that everyone remains calm and quietly took their coats and walk out. Apparently that was the intermissions and they do that here. If it was back in Malaysia people will...more
Batavia Stad and the Batavia Wharf in which the 17th century ship of the same name is anchored. Reconstruction work is being carried out on the "Batavia", an old sailing ship built in 1628 which once sailed to Australia. To the south of the town lies the wreck of "De Zeehond" (1878).more
The reason this place was & still is special for me,is because its where my boyfriend works.This company repairs damaged cars,and not just any cars,they've got Porsches,Lotus and even a very special Dutch car i never knew excisted called the "Donkervoort",they even have the Donkervoort Cup every year..........so yes i thought this place deserved to...more
Ofcourse you can always drive here by car. Plenty of parking space, with a small traincar wich will take you to the entrance.Another option is to take a bus from the trainstations Lelystad or Harderwijk (Both approx. 1/2 hour). Just look for the Six Flags Express.more
Spijkweg 30, Biddinghuizen, 8256, The Netherlands
Good for: Couples
Probably the best chinese restuarant in Almere. The cantonese menu is the best they have to offer besides the usual chinese food known by everybody.
Favorite Dish: Ti Pan meat/chicken/shrimp.
Baked on a hot iron plate with sauce, garlic and onion at your table.