Guided Boat Tour through the Amsterdam Harbour

Want to see another side of Amsterdam? Did you know the Amsterdam harbour is the 4th harbour within Europe? So there’s a lot of interesting activity to see if you love big boats, cranes and all the logistics that come with it. Each month there are guided boat tours through the harbour of Amsterdam, a…
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Climb the Dom Tower at Night & Enjoy the View

The Dom tower in Utrecht is a well known landmark you can’t miss when you’re in the area. The Dom tower is 112-metre-high (367 ft) high and it’s the highest tower within the Netherlands. The tower stands at the spot where the city of Utrecht originated almost 2,000 years ago.  It is possible to visit and climb this…
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Go Bird Watching this Winter with a Guided Boat Tour Starting @ Poelboerderij in Wormer

The Netherlands is well known for its wetlands and its long coastline. This makes it a perfect place for birds to live and lots of birds live in the Netherlands all year round. Next to that there’s also a large group of birds that travel to the Netherlands at the end of the summer to…
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6 Great Outdoor Activities at Night During ‘Nacht van de Nacht’ on October 25th

Each year during the last weekend of October the event ‘Nacht van de Nacht‘ (roughly translated: Night of the Night) is being held with activities through the whole country. The objective is to raise awareness for the effects of light (streetlights, lights of buildings, highways, factories etc.) on nature. This event is organized by the…
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Enjoying Autumn in Amsterdam – Free Activities

Autumn is here and it is bound to be beautiful again with its abundance of colors. Even when you live or are staying in the city, you can still see the change of colors and maybe you have spotted some mushrooms already. For the next couple of weeks there are lots of free and affordable activities…
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Bicycle Tour and Visiting Local Farmers @ Amsterdam’s New West

This Saturday, October 4th, you can visit the local farmers in Amsterdam Nieuw-West and taste some of the produce they just harvested. This bicycle tour will bring you around ‘Osdorp’ and the ‘Tuinen van West’, both part of the most western parts of Amsterdam.   During the tour you’ll learn more about local farming and…
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Guided Walks Along The Architecture of Amsterdam

Amsterdam has so much to offer if you love history. And then there’s lots of interesting architecture in the city center and in the suburbs to see, old & modern! Of course you’re free to explore these areas on your own, it is a free city that is yours to wander through 😉 But maybe…
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Out of Town: Guided Tour Monnickendam

Monnickendam is one of the many great towns to visit just north of Amsterdam. It actually is a little city, it recieved city rights in 1355. At that time and the following years Monnickendam was an important port at the then called ‘Zuiderzee’. Nowadays it’s a small fishing village at the ‘IJsselmeer’. But still there’s…
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Boat Tours through Amsterdam

Amsterdam is famous for its canals which makes a boat tour a great way to experience the beauty of the city from a different perspective. There are lots of commercial canal tours available, you can’t miss them when walking through the city. But why not step of off the beaten touristic track and try something…
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Visit the ‘Noord/Zuid-lijn’ ~ the new underground metro @ Amsterdam

When you’re visiting the city center of Amsterdam it’s hard not to notice: a new underground metro is being built, the ‘Noord/Zuid-lijn’. It has been a project for many years and will probably be finished at the end of 2017.   In the mean time there’s an information center to visit where you can learn…
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