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24 hours in Amsterdam

24 hours in Amsterdam

Only one day in Amsterdam? We’ve got your itinerary covered. This is just one of the options to see a beautiful part of Amsterdam.

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Sinterklaas: your new favorite Dutch holiday!

Sinterklaas: your new favorite Dutch holiday!

Forget about the 25th of December, the real excitement around the Winter holiday season for the Dutchies is around the 5th of December. As a tradition in the Netherlands that can be traced back to 343 AD, Sinterklaas is a legendary Dutch character certainly worth knowing about!

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What to do when it Rains in Amsterdam?

What to do when it Rains in Amsterdam?

The odd rain cloud bringing drizzle, showers or a full blown storm may occasionally drift over Amsterdam’s skies…

…Ok, maybe it’s a little more than occasionally. But that does mean that the city is always ready for a little rain. Plus there’s still plenty to do during a downpour!

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Discover Amsterdam with our Free Weekly Walks

Discover Amsterdam with our Free Weekly Walks

What can you do as a tour organization in the months when no one is going to travel and is obliged to stay at home? Sulking at home is not really for us, so we went to see what we can still do with the oceans of time we now have.

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The 20 best restaurants in Amsterdam

The 20 best restaurants in Amsterdam

What makes or breaks a great trip is the food you eat. Loves goes through the stomach, as the Dutch would say. We have gone around the city and tested the best restaurants for you. It was a tough job, but someone has to do it 😉

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How to get Anne Frank House Tickets

How to get Anne Frank House Tickets

Can you please tell me how to get Anne Frank House tickets?” As a tourguide in Amsterdam this is maybe the most asked question you will get. We can advise you how to get tickets.

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Our Top 10 Hidden Gems of Amsterdam

Our Top 10 Hidden Gems of Amsterdam

Amsterdam is home to many hidden places that can be easily overlooked at first glance without a private guide. It took us years of walking and biking around all over Amsterdam to stumble upon such secrets.

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The Canal Belt & Housing Boom in Amsterdam

The Canal Belt & Housing Boom in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is famous for many things. But perhaps its most iconic features are its canal belt ("Grachtengordel" in Dutch) and the beautiful Canal Houses built around them. I happen to have a friend that lives on Keizersgracht (Emperor's Canal). One of the main historic...

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Our 8 Favorite Luxury 5-star Hotels in Amsterdam

Our 8 Favorite Luxury 5-star Hotels in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is packed with plenty of luxury hotels. Most of them have a premium location near the beautiful canals in the city. Most of them?have a rich history. As many of our guests that book our private tour are picked up at...

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Amsterdam?s Picturesque Western Islands

Amsterdam?s Picturesque Western Islands

One of Amsterdam's most underrated attractions is its Western Islands. The incredibly serene islands of Bickerseiland, Prinseneiland, and Realeneiland make you feel like time flows at a slower pace. The Birth of Three Islands The islands are not far from central...

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The Windmills of the Netherlands

The Windmills of the Netherlands

When you think of the Netherlands, what is the first thing that comes to your mind? If you say, ?Windmills?, you would not be the only one. For hundreds of years, windmills have been used by the Dutch

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The Curious Biography of Sarphati

The Curious Biography of Sarphati

Amsterdam’s beautiful, 17th-century canals bring so much joy to those who visit. However, in the 19th century areas along the canals have featured many lower-class neighborhoods were ravaged by pollution and disease.

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