Amsterdam is a lovely city to visit. But just like any other famous city, you gotta be wary of those tourist traps: streets you should avoid, museums you shouldn’t visit, places you shouldn’t go. […]
Listed here are bars and restaurants that are great summertime hangouts, but are generally not well known among tourists. And tourist guides don’t mention them. […]
There are 5 camping sites in Amsterdam.
Prices of these Amsterdam camping sites are around €17 for tent + 2 people and €30 for a family with caravan or camper in high season.
The camping sites in Amsterdam are clean, welcoming and they all come with wifi. Most are only open from April 1 till October. Here is a list of campings in Amsterdam. […]
Cocktail bars in Amsterdam have gotten better these last few years. Still, cocktail making does not come naturally to the Dutch. Old style Dutch bars can make you a rum and coke, but that’s where it usually ends. So where to for good cocktail bar in Amsterdam? Here are 10 decent cocktail bars in […]
Finding a flat in Amsterdam is not the easiest thing. Most houses in Amsterdam (some 50%, 200.000 Amsterdam apartments) are social rentals. As a newly arrived foreigner it’s difficult, if not impossible to make your way into this social system. Here is a list of 6 different ways to finding a flat in Amsterdam. We […]
Amsterdam on a budget? Is it possible? In summer, it is easy. You stay at a cheap camping where you can take the ingredients that you bought in the supermarket and get a pick-nick or even barbecue started in Vondelpark. Print out the list of free things to do in Amsterdam, that you so easily […]
Taking a taxi in Amsterdam is expensive and it’s polluting. Take the tram, get on the bike, walk. In Amsterdam, everything is near, so taking a taxi is really not a good idea. Here’s why. 1. Amsterdam taxis are the worst of Europe In a German research comparing the quality of taxi service in […]
The safest way to park your car on a visit to Amsterdam, is to park at an Amsterdam Park and Ride. There are 7 P&R Amsterdam. The P&R are all located on the outskirts of the city. Amsterdam park and ride costs €8 per 24 hours. You park there for a maximum of 96 hours. […]
What’s up with the prices in Amsterdam? A beer on a nice terrace will cost no more than €3, but the price of a glass of wine is at least €5. And having dinner with a bottle of wine in that same place will set you back some €40 per person. Here’s a list of […]