Buy a NS Day Travel Card for 14,95 euro @ Blokker

Why not explore the Netherlands by train? It is a great way to travel through the Netherlands. Trains are available on a frequent basis throughout the country and they are always a comfortable way of travelling from one place to another. On a regular basis you can buy an affordable NS Day Travel Card. But they…
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Buy a NS Day Travel Card for 17 euro @ Albert Heijn

Why not explore the Netherlands by train? It is a great way to travel through the Netherlands. Trains are available on a frequent basis throughout the country and they are always a comfortable way of travelling from one place to another. On a regular basis you can buy an affordable NS Day Travel Card. But they…
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Shop for Cool Miffy Stuff @ the Nijntje Art Parade Webshop

The Nijntje Art Parade we wrote about earlier is still going on. Maybe you’ve seen the Miffy statues around Amsterdam, Utrecht or Schiphol already and you would love a Miffy of your own? Almost all statues can be bought in smaller versions at the Nijntje Art Parade Webshop. They are available in the following sizes:…
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Webcams of the Dutch Coast

Finally, the weather in the Netherlands is improving! Look at the weatherforecast for Amsterdam this week!  😎  Amsterdam is a great city to spend a warm day, but maybe you would still like to escape to the beach? The Netherlands is well known for its long coastline with lots of great beaches to spend the…
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‘Aan Zee Slapen’: Spend the Night on the Beach of Wijk aan Zee

There aren’t that many places in the Netherlands where this is possible: renting a beach house for a short stay. The beach houses of ‘Aan Zee Slapen‘ (translated: sleeping near the sea) have just been put back on the beach of Wijk aan Zee for another season.  The beach houses are small, but oh so…
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Follow the Birds Growing up this Spring via Webcams @ ‘Beleef de Lente’

Each year the ‘Vogelbescherming’ (Dutch organization for the protection of birds) sets up webcams at the nests of several birds, which can be watched 24 hours a day on the website of Beleef de Lente (translated in English: enjoy spring). This spring there are webcams placed at the nests of the following birds: Kerkuil or…
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This Friday: Solar Eclipse @ Amsterdam

This Friday there will be a solar eclipse which can be seen in the northern parts of the world. The eclipse will be total on the Faroe Islands and Svalbard (Spitsbergen). But if you’re just in the Netherlands you can still see a partial solar eclipse of almost 90%.  Unfortunately it is still uncertain if…
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New Book: “Miffy in the Netherlands”

Last month a special edition of a Miffy-book was published: “Miffy in  the Netherlands”. Well, everyone who grew up in the Netherlands knows Nijntje a character created by Dick Bruna. Outside the Netherlands this bunny is pretty famous too and well known as Miffy. All books are completely drawn by Dick Bruna, with a great eye…
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‘Seizoensretour’: 3 NS Day Travel Cards for 33 Euro

Last week we wrote about the NS day travel card that is available for a limited time. If you’re planning on travelling by train more often, then the offer of the ‘Seizoensretour‘ might suite you: 3 NS Day Travel Cards for only 33 euro! That’s 11 euro per day per person for a whole day…
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3 Idyllic Places to Stay, Close to Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a great city to stay while you’re visiting the city and its surroundings. But if you’re looking for a more quiet or idyllic place to stay there are plenty of choices just north of Amsterdam. What about staying in a historic house on Marken? Or a small cottage in the midst of Dutch nature?…
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