Quick visit to Amsterdam

Hello everybody! Paris has its significant Eiffel Tower, London the majestic Big Ben, but what is so dominant in Amsterdam? If you think, that some kind of unambiguous symbol is missing there, you’re wrong. What’s the most beautiful in Amsterdam is its inimitable atmosphere. This town, basically entire located on the water, offers something for […]

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Fortress Island of Pampus

Hello everybody! Raise the flags and man the guns! For a family-friendly and historical day trip from Amsterdam, hop on a ferry and discover Fort Pampus, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The island fort on an artificial island was once part of the Defence Line of Amsterdam, a 135-kilometer-long system of fortifications that defended the […]

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Muiden

Hello everybody! If you’re wandering across the Netherlands and decided to stay in Amsterdam and its surroundings for a couple of days, a perfect day-trip is to a small village with 6261 inhabitants full of magical canals and historcial buildings called Muiden. This fortified town sits near the IJmeer, just east of Amsterdam. It dates […]

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Dutch winter meals you have to try

Hello everybody! From mini pancakes to croquettes from a vending machine, Netherlands offers the hungry travellers plenty of unique culinary experiences. Netherlands foods may not be as well-known as French or Chinese cuisines but there are many Dutch delights which must be tried at least once. Don’t go home without trying at least one of […]

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Marken

Hello everybody! Until its road connection to the mainland in 1957, Marken was an island in the Zuider Zee, and pretty much a closed community, supported by a small fishing industry. Today, it mainly lives off its tourist industry, and can get pretty busy on summer weekends, though it’s of the day-tripping, coach-driven variety, and […]

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The Dutch Binnenhof, Den Haag

Hello everybody! Everyone certainly have already heard about the beautiful Dutch Binnenhof located in the city of Den Haag. So why not to get to know a little more about it? The Binnenhof is a complex of buildings in the city centre of The Hague, next to the Hofvijver lake. It houses the meeting place […]

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