Travel Blogs from Amsterdam
Catching the flight back from India was a fairly easy one. The lights went out and everyone fell asleep. As the sun cracked in the next morning before landing, the plane filled up with a new light. For me at least. It wasn't that I hadn't seen the sun or a sun rise before...it's just that coming back from my ancestral home and flying towards my …
... certain that in one airport I get searched, I have no idea why. I must just have a suspicious look and being a single traveller always evokes suspicion. Whilst on my last flight I worked it out that this will be the furthest I’ve travelled. I have done a 10 hour flight to India before but when you take in my whole travelling time from the UK-Harare it is around 11 and a half hours.
This year I had took the initiative to book ...
... with the boys at the bar while I got to know Jason’s brother Shane who had joined us for our couple of days in Amsterdam. I couldn’t believe the price jump in the price of beer! The price had almost tripled from Germany! For dinner we grabbed some food from the hostel as we got 25% off. After dinner we went out to a few different clubs and got quite merry. My memory is a little fuzzy on all of what happened!
Waking up in our ...
... was to Magera Brug, also known as Skinny Bridge. I will include photos of this. It is special and recommended, I guess, because it is skinny and different architecture in comparison to all of Amsterdam's other bridges. It also appears to be a functioning draw bridge. It was an interesting site to see, although I wish we had the chance to see it at night lit up. We stopped to grab hand held white chocolate covered waffle (not stroopwaffle) and a ...
... that it took us just 2 hours to get by train to Amsterdam Centraal.
As the commercial capital of the Netherlands and one of the top financial centres in Europe, Amsterdam is considered an alpha world city by the Globalization and World Cities (GaWC) study group. The city is also the cultural capital of the Netherlands.Many large Dutch institutions have their headquarters there, and 7 of the world's top 500 companies, including Philips and ING, are based in the ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking