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"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
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Eat Like a Local in Amsterdam: Traditional Dutch Meal in a Local Home
"Meet your accommodating host at midday in the Jordaan district an old working-class Amsterdam neighborhood that is now known for its art galleries canal houses and picturesque urban scenery. Let your host show you around the area pointing out things you may never have noticed by yourself and perhaps even stop to pick up ingredients for your meal.Continue to your host's home which is situated in a converted 14th-century monastery. Join your host in the kitchen as they start preparing the food. While the meal is always different you might taste local specialties such as pannekoeken
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Small-Group Amsterdam Beer Tour
"Start your tour near Amsterdam’s Bierkoning shop and then set off with your guide to explore Amsterdam’s legendary bars while learning about the Netherlands’ historical brewing industry. Having produced beer since the early 17th century the country rapidly expanded its production about three centuries later leading to its internationally renowned reputation as a beer-brewing powerhouse.As you walk along Amsterdam’s pretty cobbled streets passing canals and scenic gabled houses visit a succession of different bars – a collection of much-loved locals’ favorites – and sample three quality Dutch beers as well as a typical bar snack. Hear how American and German influences have shaped the country’s brewing industry and visit an intriguing little place where Amsterdam 16th-century nuns once made their own brews.Detour away from the pretty back streets and wander through Amsterdam’s bold and brash Red Light District
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More Tourist Traps in Netherlands

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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Feb 07, 2012

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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AlexanderRu
Jan 03, 2009

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...
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ATLC
Sep 26, 2007

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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ATLC
Sep 26, 2007

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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ATLC
Sep 26, 2007

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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ATLC
Sep 26, 2007
 
 
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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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ATLC
Sep 08, 2007

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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Maeker
Aug 13, 2007

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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ATLC
Jul 23, 2007

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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Nathalie_B
Dec 30, 2006

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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Aug 24, 2006

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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Magnum_P.I.
Aug 24, 2006

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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pepples46
Mar 29, 2005

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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sim1
Jan 25, 2005

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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Haarlem

Provincie Noord-Holland
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Rotterdam

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Utrecht

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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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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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Euromast

With it's 185 metres at the highest point, the Euromast is the tallest tower of the Netherlands that's open for the public to visit. I went there in May 2015 and it exceded my expectations. The view...
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Dom church and tower

The Dom van Utrecht (or Domkerk), or St. Martin's Cathedral was the cathedral of the diocese of Utrecht during the Middle Ages. Once the country's largest church and only cathedral it has been a...
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Eindhoven center & other areas

Eindhoven is linked with Bayeux in Normandy as the first major cities to be liberated in their respective countries and each year on 28th September the "Freedom Flames" is carried from Bayeux and...
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"A PRACTICAL AND PECULIAR GUIDE TO THE NETHERLANDS!"
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"A Great Place to Live In"
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"Margaret's Page"
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"Travelling around Holland"
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"BICYCLES RULES!"
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