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I amsterdam Card - City Pass for Amsterdam
"Amsterdam has so much to offer including world-renowned museums delicious food and delightful canals. The I amsterdam city card makes it easy to get the most out of your stay in this vibrant city while saving lots of money. With your pass gain free admission to illustrious Amsterdam museums including the Van Gogh Museum Rembrandthuis Museum and Hermitage Amsterdam. Save 25% off popular Amsterdam attractions such as Madame Tussauds and Icebar XtraCold and receive discount offers for restaurants and shows. You'll also get a free city map to help you navigate the streets and canals of Amsterdam and unlimited use of public transport (airport train not included). Enjoy the sights from a free canal also included with your city pass. Your I amsterdam card contains 2 separate chips which can be activated separately
From EUR55.00
 
Guided Motorcycle Sidecar Tour: Dutch Countryside and Muiderslot Castle from Amsterdam
"Start your tour by riding around the city of Amsterdam and seeing all it's most famous and traditional locations such as Central Train Station Nieuwmarkt Leidseplein Rembrandtplein De Dam Prinsengracht Maritime Museum and a glimpse of the Red Light District.Ride 1.5 hours through the beautiful Dutch countryside and explore the picturesque village of Muiden. Enjoy a nice meal (not included) before you continue your journey on to explore the cast
From EUR265.00
 
"Private Day Trip to Zaanse Schans Windmills
"Private Day Trip to Zaanse Schans Windmills Volendam and Marken from Amsterdam""If you are in Amsterdam and want to take a break from the fast city life this is your perfect opportunity. Enjoy a 5 hour trip to the country side and suburbs of Amsterdam. During the trip you can see the old wooden houses and the wonderful windmills at the picturesque village of Zaanse Schans that make Netherlands famous around the world. In addition to this we will also visit a cheese making factory where you can see in detail
From EUR390.00

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If like us you're driving, beware !

The police care very tough in incorrect parking infringements. The 'wheel-clamp' and 'tow-away' are rigidly enforced. Just follow the rules and you won't go wrong. Don't try bribery whatever you...
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To stay in thecity when you have a car

When you have a car it is worth to stay in the hotels around Amsterdam. For example Spaarnwoude resort hotel is 20 min from Amsterdam but you do not pay triple price for accomodation, do not pay 40...
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Dutch sayings

Proverbs are usually not exclusive to one country or language.But here are some that reflect Dutch culture or that are used often in daily communication. Beloofd = beloofdPromise is debtWat een boer...
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The biscuit tin

OK....so you are invited for midmorning coffee or midafternoon tea in a Dutch home. You will get a cup and saucer (preferably flowered china of ancient and unknown origin) and a spoon which was bought...
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Mashing food - Prakken

So you're at the home of a Dutch family at about 18 hrs which is dinner time. You get a plate of vegs, potatoes, meat and gravy. To your horror you see everyone pick up their fork, move it to their...
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Traffic by car

The Netherlands is a small country, so the longest trip you can make is about 300 km. if you go from south to north.Roads are good, so are the cars. Many of them. Which means that especially in the...
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Have your pants dropped? A Dutch expression

I was just emailing with Kiwi (Pam) when this expression came up that seems to be quite unknown in English. In Dutch, if you are baffled by something, your pants drop.You would say: 'that makes my...
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it should be seen

amsterdam is meant to *** with you. if you are traveling during the summer season, make sure to be prepared for the incredible confusion that resides within this beautiful and unique environment. for...
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Charity and volunteers.

The expression Dutch Treat is well known. It refers to the proverbial scringyness of the Dutch which in a way is true. We seem to have a lot of savings bank accounts. But the Dutch also give a lot to...
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Valkenberg

Will you folks please tell me what the big fuss is about? I know many people love this city and keep coming here over and over again. Well, not me..So they do have the manmade caves and they are...
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Torture Museum

Torture MuseumLocated in amsterdam at damrak 20-22. Telephone number is 020-6392027. I will say this, I was interested for about all of 5 minutes! If you've never seen anything like this and you've...
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Sex Museum

Sex MuseumLocated at Damrak 18, 1012 LH Amsterdam. I didn't think there was that much to it. I guess I had this preconceived notion that it was a museum and I might learn something?! All it was,...
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Drugs

Holland has a very liberal stance on drugs for personel use, but be aware...Tolerance can't be stretched,controls are usually swift and when caught with more the the listed grams, ya are in deep...
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Street artists

Maybe it is a tourist trap, but I like it a lot, the street artist. This a picture I took of a street artists in Amsterdam. I think the street artists give a great atmosphere to this town. Looking at...
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Popular Cities in Netherlands

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Amsterdam

Provincie Noord-Holland
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Maastricht

Provincie Limburg
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The Hague

Provincie Zuid-Holland
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Rotterdam

Provincie Zuid-Holland
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Haarlem

Provincie Noord-Holland
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Eindhoven

Provincie Noord-Brabant
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Top Hotels in Netherlands

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Keizersgracht 164, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, 1015 CZ, The Netherlands
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Weena 10, Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, 3012-CM, The Netherlands
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Stationsstraat 40, Maastricht, Limburg, NL-6221, The Netherlands
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Lange Voorhout 54 - 56, The Hague, Zuid-Holland, 2514 EG, The Netherlands
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Baan 7, Haarlem, Noord-Holland, 2012 DB, The Netherlands
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Geertebolwerk 1, Utrecht, Utrecht, 3511 XA, The Netherlands
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Top Things to Do in Netherlands

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St. Pietersberg

...it closed about 70 years ago :-( For an absolutely fascinating day out from Maastricht a visit to the "caves" at St Pietersberg is a must. These so-called "caves" are in fact the tunnels created...
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Cubic Houses (Kubus woningen)

We gladly took the opportunity to visit the Kubuswoningen by Dutch architect Blom. Controversial and a source of inspiration for architects all over the world, but at the same time frowned upon as...
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Madurodam, Miniature City

In July 2015 I visited Madurodam in The Hague (Den Haag). Madurodam was founded in 1952 as a war monument. It was in memory of warhero and partisan George Maduro who died in concentration camp...
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Grote Markt

The Stadthuis is one of the three buildings which really stand out on Haarlem's Grote Markt (the others being St Bavo and the Vleeshal). It stands on the west of the square. Originally, from around...
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St. Catharina church & excavation

After being pretty much levelled during World War II the post-war reconstruction of Eindhoven saw the rise of a modern city and very little remains of its pre-war heritage. One of the few buildings...
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Dom church and tower

The Domtower is 112 meter high, and more than 600 years old. Between the tower and the church is a square. This is quite unusual, normally the tower is a part of the church. The tower was separated...
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