Travel Blogs from Amsterdam
... of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture during our first night walking around! I LOVES ME SOME TCHAIK IN THE EVENING. Additionally, beautiful felines roam the streets and the air smells like ganja at least 30% of the time (which is kinda gross to be honest.)
Our first full day was spent walking EVERYWHERE with our new friend/temporary roommate, Matt. We got to go to the Anne Frank house and spent a good portion of our day there. It ...
... more. Some is educational, some interesting, some hilarious, some confusing, some just sick, and some things will make you wonder how and why.The museum set the tone for an evening stroll through the red light district. It was a new experience for Nat, the viewing that is. Aside from a wink or smile here and there we didn't chat to any of the ladies on display. Some religious tourists did, trying to save their souls and all. Like the museum, if you re looking for something ...
... was a long and eventful one. I woke up early to head over to Anne Frank's House because I had heard the line can be a killer. I got there 20 minutes before it opened and only had to wait about a half an hour before I was inside. What an amazing little museum they have made out of her famous house. During the walk through you're taken right through all of the secret rooms Anne and the others hid in during the war including a duck down step up moment when you go behind the ...
... 160;at 2pm whilst wearing jeans and a baggy cardi. I can't say I particularly enjoyed the weed. The appeal of alcohol is the buzz you get, it adds to the excitement and hype of a night out. Weed was the total opposite; for me is just gave me a heavy, tired kind of feeling. I didn't really see the fun. Having said that I have no problem with it, it doesn't breed aggression or trouble and in every coffee shop I went in the people were very friendly and ...
... oily they go well straight down the hatch but really good on toast first thing in the morning. Wine is on the shopping list too and European wines are easily available and not expensive. Just like NZ there are expensive dealers and more realistic dealers. We check most of them out :)
We also enjoy catching a tram to an unknown destination. It affords a good insight in to the neighborhoods and it is not long before you get to know the various standards of suburbs.
TripAdvisor Reviews Museum Center Amsterdam
Other places to stay in Amsterdam
Centre, Amsterdam | 5 star hotelfrom $196
- Stay Away
- Great value and truly very comfortable!
- Club Rooms do the job
Burgwallen-Nieuwe Zijde, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $185
- Seemed fine to me
- Underrated and can be good value
- Stay elsewhere
Museumplein/Vondelpark, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $85
Zeeburg, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $150
- Still has teething problems
- Very Pleasant
- Not a bad choice..
Buitenveldert-Oost, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $134
- A great choice for my family
- Comfortable and clean - no surprises
- Good Hotel
Centre, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $199
- Excellent Hotel, Room, service and Value!
- Stayed 4 times
- Really a 4 star.
Centre, Amsterdam | 5 star hotelfrom $209
- Good comfort but boring
- Chain Charming
- Request an Apartment Unit
Amsterdam South, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $100
De Pijp, Amsterdam | 5 star hotelfrom $239
- Disappointing hotel - not worth 5 stars
- A Very Nice Stay
- Its much better than portrayed
ZuidOost (Business District), Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $140
- A good Business Hotel
- Great service, clean hotel, reasonably priced
- Friendly service
Apollobuurt, Amsterdam | 5 star hotelfrom $192
- All the Hilton Perks
- Peace and Quiet
- Everything we expect from Hilton - and more
Amstel, Amsterdam | 3 star hotelfrom $106
Amstel, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $96
Museumplein/Vondelpark, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $232
- Especially liked the health club!
- Great rate, nice hotel, good location
- The most comfortable bed ever.
Centre, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $159
- Our first hotel stay in Amsterdam, it was brilliant!
- Nice hotel but...
- Excellent Location
Sloten en Riekerpolder, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $102
- Not Enough focus on the customers needs
- Nice hotel
- Pleasant room, but all the problems of a new hotel
Centre, Amsterdam | 5 star hotelfrom $237
- Beautiful, Wonderful Amrath
- Schönes, wundervolles Amrath
- What an experience!
Canal Belt/Rembrandtplein, Amsterdam | 5 star hotelfrom $347
- They treated me like a relative
- Perfect Location - aweful service!
Centre, Amsterdam | 5 star hotelfrom $210
- We would stay again without a doubt
- Nothing special
- Great Hotel in Good Location!
Canal Belt/Rembrandtplein, Amsterdam | 3 star hotelfrom $140
- Above Average European Hotel
- Not what we expected
- OK, but some problem at the check in time
Canal Belt/Rembrandtplein, Amsterdam | 3 star hotelfrom $117
- Overrated and Overpriced
- Loved the Eden Hotel
- Ordinary and overpriced
Distelkade 21, (formerly Golden Tulip City North), Amsterdam | Hotelfrom $100
Westlandgracht, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $114
Centre, Amsterdam | 3 star hotelfrom $143
- Would stay again
- A great stay!
- Great Hotel, Great People, Great City
Museumplein/Vondelpark, Amsterdam | 4 star hotelfrom $154
- Great Hotel, Great People, Great City therefore Great Time!
- LOVED IT!!!
- Great hotel
Apollolaan 2, (formerly Le Meridien Apollo), Amsterdam | Hotelfrom $220
- Basement Dungeon to Junior Suite
- Good average hotel
- Nice room, mediocre restaurant