5 Best Waterside Terraces in and around Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a city built on water and its myriad waterways are the very essence of this ‘Venice of the north’. During the summer months, we all yearn to be by the waterside, enjoying its soothing effect and perhaps catching a light breeze. Here are 5 of our own favourite waterside terraces – each one with its own special something and all with stunningly beautiful views. Read more 5 Best Waterside Terraces in and around Amsterdam

The Iconic and Bizarre – Amsterdam Docklands

The Amsterdam docklands are full of bizarre surprises…
an old Soviet submarine is just parked up intended as a party venue; a ferry boat that has been turned into a restaurant; a pirate radio station that is now a restaurant and a floating atelier that houses circa 30 artist studios. Read more The Iconic and Bizarre – Amsterdam Docklands

Five fun things to do in the Jordaan (voted #2 of 236 Amsterdam attractions)

De Dwarsstraatjes
Lots of atmosphere in the vibrant Dwarsstraatjes, Jordaan

The Jordaan, one of the most charming of Amsterdam’s villages, is packed with old houses & buildings on narrow little streets. It has its own network of small canals & flower-laden bridges and lots of independent shops, cafes, bars and galleries. It comes as no surprise to us that TripAdvisor rates a stroll around the Jordaan as the  #2 Amsterdam Attraction.  We thought we would share 5 fun things to do in the Jordaan. Read more Five fun things to do in the Jordaan (voted #2 of 236 Amsterdam attractions)

Rated in the top 10 of Amsterdam’s attractions 2011, everybody wants to try the House of Bols Cocktail & Genever Experience!

Lucas Bols has led the way in innovation since the company’s inception way back in 1575, starting out with liqueurs and then the famous Dutch Genever, leading up to an assortment of more than 300 liqueur recipes in the 18th Century. Read more Rated in the top 10 of Amsterdam’s attractions 2011, everybody wants to try the House of Bols Cocktail & Genever Experience!