Travel Blogs from Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Amsterdam Schipol, Amsterdam Schiphol, Netherlands travel blog

Amsterdam Schipol

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

A near- four hour wait at Amsterdam Schiphol, but time passed quickly because of the amount of duty-free shops to look round. I also saw works of art by Franz Hals, Johan Barthold Jongkind, Karel Appel and more at the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam ...

"Cold Blue Steel And Sweet Fire"

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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... done a colour workshop as a glass course. Damn you, colour wheels and triads! There are the obligatory photos at the famous "I amsterdam" sign We move on to the Rijksmuseum next door, recently reopened after a ten year refurbishment. I visit out of a ...

Beer, History, and History of Beer, Amsterdam, The Netherlands travel blog

Beer, History, and History of Beer

A travel blog entry by hannabrowne

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Day 16 Woke up nice and early and started exploring. I walked up and down the beautiful street of Amsterdam. There's so much culture! There are canals that run every block, the houses are spectacular and the churches are gorgeous. In the morning I did a ...

The Netherlands, Amsterdam, The Netherlands travel blog

The Netherlands

A travel blog entry by jrdow2

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... work off the 'poffertjes' (small dutch pancakes) we ate for lunch. The sun snuck out only a few times, but regardless of the cooler weather we were surprised at how much we enjoyed The Netherlands. It's defiantly inspired us to use our bikes a bit ...

Summer season for the young, Dutch urbanites, Amsterdam, The Netherlands travel blog

Summer season for the young, Dutch urbanites

A travel blog entry by drewmarie

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... we went out, just the four of us, with wine and snacks for 2 hours. It was the complete and utter highlight of the Amsterdam trip. We went up the Amster canal, saw fraternity/sorority rush parties on boat, went above Centraal Station out to the Symphony ...

Halfway home, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Halfway home

A travel blog entry by segacs

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Hello from Amsterdam. Yep, I'm back in Europe, which puts me a bit more than halfway home. I made it here this morning after a relatively painless overnight flight from Cape Town. I actually managed to get a decent night's sleep on the plane, and the ...

Blogging Off, Amsterdam, The Netherlands travel blog

Blogging Off

A travel blog entry by mr_mozam

This is the end of the Up The Creek blog. The boat trip through Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, Germany and the Netherlands has been very relaxing and enjoyable. The food on the boat has been bountiful and both of us have put on too many kilos. In ...

Amsterdam, Amsterdam,  The Netherlands travel blog

Amsterdam

A travel blog entry by mattccaddy

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... made my way to schoenefeld airport thanks to Hobi's directions and sandwiches (thanks Hobi). Landing in Amsterdam, it feels much more foreign than Spain or Germany. The language is strange and cool to listen to, there are bikes everywhere and of course ...

Vincent Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands travel blog

Vincent Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

A travel blog entry by erinkats

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... Old Amsterdam, which looks a little more like Venice with the buildings bordering the canal, instead of the road like the rest of Amsterdam. The audio tour was an hour long and ended close to Dam Square where it had begun. Our legs decided for us ...

I Am sterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands travel blog

I Am sterdam

A travel blog entry by jtran

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... Visited beautiful Vondelpark and had lunch at an outdoor cafe. The food, atmosphere and the people are so great! we love this city and are sad that we do not have much time here. Tonight is an early night and tomorrow we are off to Munich! G'bye ...

Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands travel blog

Amsterdam

A travel blog entry by emily.louise

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... were also studying in Florence and were going to Amsterdam for the weekend. We ended up taking a shuttle together from Eindhoven to Amsterdam. The shuttle dropped us off right at Central Station in Amsterdam. We had no idea really where our hotel was ...

Marken, Netherlands, Amsterdam, The Netherlands travel blog

Marken, Netherlands

A travel blog entry by erinkats

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... We sampled some chocolate covered coffee beans that were delicious, so we purchased a small mixed bag. Ready to head back to bustling Amsterdam, we left the quiet town for the bus stop at it's entrance. Having visited most of the sites on our list, and ...

Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands travel blog

Amsterdam

A travel blog entry by erinkats

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... pleasant followed by a small gift shop where you could by flowers or souvenirs. Another 15 minute walk and we were in the heart of Amsterdam. We wondered around to Dam square, the famed city center. There is a large white monument there that was ...

37 stairs but worth it! Welcome to Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands travel blog

37 stairs but worth it! Welcome to Amsterdam

A travel blog entry by jtran

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... and relaxed atmosphere! It is basically the anti-Paris. Our hotel is located in a great area, minutes away from the hot spots in Amsterdam. It's got a cute balcony overlooking the canals, and its quite charming! The only drawback is the 37 or more steep ...

Celebrations, bikes, canals and cheese..!, Amsterdam, The Netherlands travel blog

Celebrations, bikes, canals and cheese..!

A travel blog entry by drewmarie

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... is "lekker" which means, "nice!" in English. Has worked well for me thus far. Today, (Monday 8/12) we went to the Meltwater office in Amsterdam and had lunch with Nynke and Jerome, two colleagues of ours at Meltwater. I had a goat cheese salad lunch and ...

I am Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands travel blog

I am Amsterdam

A travel blog entry by nicash07

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... Note to his family... I now see what you were talking about). We seem to miss it everywhere. Manchester, Scotland and now Amsterdam. But the remnants remained. Rainbow flags hung everywhere. It was pretty at least. And the stores reminded me of key west. ...

ay yi yi, Sleeping on the Floor of a Train, Netherlands travel blog

ay yi yi

A travel blog entry by blissmiss

... will also be nice...did I mention that I sold mine for approx $65.00 at Oktoberfest?? Now I am waiting for a replacement. Anyway, Amsterdam is one of the favorites so far and I have absolutely no problem getting lost in this city, which isn't hard to ...

exploring Amsterdam!, Amsterdam, The Netherlands travel blog

exploring Amsterdam!

A travel blog entry by akreyling

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... the people were so nice and I loved that everyone rode on bikes and the canals were great. Anything that has water near it makes it better. I would definitely go back to experience the countryside of the Netherlands, and definitely see the tulip ...

I am a Real Backpacker now!, Amsterdam, The Netherlands travel blog

I am a Real Backpacker now!

A travel blog entry by blonde_abroad

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... could not be more true for me right now. During this 5 months I've have visited 16 different countries (I'm am including The Vatican, Monaco and Liechtenstein in this count because technically they are countries!) managed to not lose anything of too much ...

Stayed one more day  :-), Amsterdam, The Netherlands travel blog

Stayed one more day :-)

A travel blog entry by deb.garrett

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... of action in the square. Lots of kids soccer teams were warming up for a competition, apparently emphasizing sportsmanship. We crossed the square and headed east out the correct street. With all the souvenir shops around we noticed one that stood out ...

Day 19: Amsterdam, Netherlands, Amsterdam, The Netherlands travel blog

Day 19: Amsterdam, Netherlands

A travel blog entry by bizzbopbaribeds

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... . Crazy. After galavanting around the Museum for a bit- while Ari enjoyed the sunshine and hot cocoa outside- we had to climb the giant Amsterdam sign and get some photos. We actually looked at a map and made it home in record time, without getting lost. ...

A morning in The Hauge, The Hauge, Netherlands travel blog

A morning in The Hauge

A travel blog entry by garriepowers

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A short visit to The ...

The Netherlands, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

The Netherlands

A travel blog entry by twopeasinparis

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... parliament is). Interesting fact - unlike most countries where the capital city is usually where the parliament is located, the Netherlands calls Amsterdam its capital city rather than Den Haag because Den Haag actually isn't even a city as it has never ...

The End is Nigh, Amsterdam, The Netherlands travel blog

The End is Nigh

A travel blog entry by mr_mozam

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... boat is in port. That is as much as I can tell you about the differences. After brekky we were taken on a tour along the Amsterdam canals. There is 100km of canals in Amsterdam. Locks are used to keep out the sea when there are big storms and high ...

Amsterdam II, Amsterdam, The Netherlands travel blog

Amsterdam II

A travel blog entry by mattccaddy

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... there were professionals playing a higher grade there. I finally got on court where the temperature on the scoreboard read at one point 35c, unnaturally high for Amsterdam. It was a slog fest where my opponent seemed to figure me out and consistently got ...

Amsterdam layover, Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

Amsterdam layover

A travel blog entry by segacs

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Quick layover at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport. Just enough time for a quick snack and internet check. Weirdly, in all my travels, this is my first time at this airport. It's quite nice, actually, especially when compared to the mess of a construction zone ...

I Amsterdam...., Amsterdam, The Netherlands travel blog

I Amsterdam....

A travel blog entry by eirantrethowan

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... road, I must say I enjoyed it and felt quite good at it even if I say so myself, now we drive into Amsterdam and parked at the Olympic stadium - we had a little inside information, unfounded park here and catch a tram in which took like 10mins you only ...

Amsterdam - Day 11, Amsterdam, The Netherlands travel blog

Amsterdam - Day 11

A travel blog entry by tammyandsteve

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... 5 hours and 4 train changes. Poor Steve had to carry our suitcases up and down stairs at every stop. We finally mad it into Amsterdam around 6:00. We had a great dinner at a restaurant by our hotel (where I finally had mussels) then we headed out to ...

Our First Destination, Amsterdam, The Netherlands travel blog

Our First Destination

A travel blog entry by carinamjones

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... district. We toured the Anne Frank house, a very moving experience and then spent the afternoon exploring the canals and neighbourhoods of Amsterdam. Yesterday we toured a historic 17th century home that has been restored and is now a museum. Canal ...

Last day in Amsterdam and arriving in Bruges, Amsterdam, The Netherlands travel blog

Last day in Amsterdam and arriving in Bruges

A travel blog entry by eliandvicky

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... the top of an open top bus is always fun!! From central station we took a canal cruise. We sauntered down the canals exploring Amsterdam's waterways. It's amazing how they used dams to create Amsterdam. We passed the beautiful church named after the ...

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